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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...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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