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Explaining The Science Behind Penn & Teller's Ball And Cups Magic Routine
2013-02-12 13:54:10

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Scientists: They just can´t leave well enough alone. It´s difficult for them to let certain things about life go unexplained and allow themselves to be amazed from time to time. Instead, they have to dissect, to find the truth, no matter how elusive it may be. For instance, scientists from the Barrow Neurological Institute have dug deep into neuroscience in order to explain how a certain magic trick performed by famous...

2011-04-14 10:03:00

NEW YORK, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Penn & Teller, the Las Vegas show-stopping iconoclasts, bring their unique vision of the world and astonishing prestidigitation skills to Discovery Channel with SECRETS OF THE UNIVERSE, a multi-platform series with a twist that promises to forever change how audiences interact with this remarkable duo's brand of entertainment. Each show includes up to 10 outrageous and mind-blowing stories, but one is a fabrication, an out and out lie! It will be...

2010-10-14 08:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- BlogWorld & New Media Expo announced the final line-up for New Media LIVE!, a fast paced talk show that will close out the world's largest new media conference and feature the devastating insight and money-making secrets of seven pioneers in entertainment and social media. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100929/LA71921LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100929/LA71921LOGO) New Media LIVE!, kicks off Saturday at 5 p.m....

2010-05-19 08:01:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Revision3 (www.revision3.com), the leading Internet Television network, today announced the launch of Penn Point (www.revision3.com/pennpoint), featuring the always no-holds-barred opinions and thoughts of performer, writer, actor, inventor, magician, illusionist and libertarian Penn Jillette. Penn Point will cover a spectrum of topics from politics, celebrities, popular culture and technology that is sweeping the nation... anything top of mind for...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.