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BRANSON, Mo., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Magic, the performance art, is dying and modern technology is killing it.
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.
Magicians are flocking to the Swedish capital this week to test their skill at changing people into birds, producing playing cards from unlikely places -- and devising new ways of cutting a woman in half.
By Mimi Turner LONDON (Hollywood Reporter) - Three years ago, British "psychological illusionist" Derren Brown put a gun to his head in a live television special for Channel Four, using only his mind-reading powers to identify which of the gun's chambers had been loaded by a hand-picked volunteer.
- To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
- An illusion; a trick; a cheat.