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Meet Apoorva Mali, A 7-Year-Old Magician

Posted 04.24.2013 | Arts

Meet Apoorva Mali, a 7-year-old child prodigy from Mangalore, India. No, she doesn't play the cello or demonstrate an proclivity for abstract art. The...

David Blaine Reveals 'Electrified' Is Most Dangerous Stunt Yet (Exclusive Video)

Shira Lazar | Posted 12.05.2012 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Blaine has taken on a variety of insane feats in his career, from hanging upside-down for 60 hours in New York's Central Park to freezing himself in a block of ice. But he's never done anything like this.

A Blind Magician's Secrets Revealed

Posted 08.06.2012 | Books

The following is an excerpt from "Fooling Houdini: Magicians, Mentalists, Math Geeks, and the Hidden Powers of the Mind" [Harper, $26.99]: With his...

WATCH: This Man Can Swallow A 3-foot-long Balloon Whole

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.16.2012 | Weird News

Some magic tricks are hard to believe, but Albert Cadabra has one that's hard even for him to swallow -- and he's the guy doing it. It requires Cad...

What Sleight Of Hand Reveals About Brain Function

| Mariette DiChristina | Posted 05.17.2012 | Science

“I see you have a watch with a buckle.” Standing at my side, Apollo Robbins held my wrist lightly as he turned my hand over and back. I knew exac...

Astoria Characters: The Fig Thieves

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

When the fig thieves fled with my fruits, I decided to take matters into my own empty hands.

Q & A: Oscar-Winning Michael Caine Asks "Is Anybody There?"

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

Michael Caine: "I'm hoping there's an afterlife. As you get older, you hope even more fervently."