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

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.

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.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.