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Kickstarter Cards With Carter: April 16th, 2018

Kickstarter Cards with Carter is our regular column about the latest playing card Kickstarter campaigns. Remember, Kickstarter pledges are not pre-orders and results are not guaranteed. Today on Kickstarter Cards with Carter we explore the depths of space, learn how to ...read more

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Kickstarter Cards with Carter: April 11th, 2018

Kickstarter Cards with Carter is our daily column about playing card Kickstarter campaigns. Remember, Kickstarter pledges are not pre-orders and results are not guaranteed. Welcome, gentle readers. In this bumper edition of Kickstarter Cards we tackle some of the weirdest and ...read more

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Kickstarter Cards with Carter: April 9, 2018

Kickstarter Cards with Carter is our regular column about playing card Kickstarter campaigns. Remember, Kickstarter pledges are not pre-orders and results are not guaranteed.In this installment of Kickstarter Cards, we have nice bees, proud gods, a deck filled with history and ...read more

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A magician's best audience: dogs

You know what the best thing about dogs is? No, it isn't their innate compassion, their propensity for unconditional love, their undying loyalty or any of that sappy crap. The best thing about dogs is they have teeny tiny brains and are thus the perfect audience for magic tricks. ...read more

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The Definition of Magic: Burn

There’s more to magic—and how to describe it—than just calling everything a ‘trick’. That’s why we’re highlighting and exploring important terms, concepts, and ideas with The Definition of Magic on GeniiOnline.You’ve just called a couple of people from the audience to come up on ...read more

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Ben Seidman is right where he wants to be

“What kept me in [magic] is that I have no other skills,” Ben Seidman says with a chuckle. Considering he just gave a performance at Magi-Fest 2018 that caused an entire room full of magicians to give him a standing ovation, it might be the only skill he needs.Seidman’s magic has ...read more

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Weekly Puzzle Solution: Sequence break

Welcome to GeniiOnline's Weekly Puzzle, powered by Art of Play! We'll bring you a new puzzle every Monday, then publish the solution on Tuesday.Here's the puzzle again if you missed it yesterday:  What is the next letter in this sequence: SENTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTT__?  ANSWER: ...read more

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Weekly Puzzle: Sequence break

Welcome to GeniiOnline's Weekly Puzzle, powered by Art of Play! We'll bring you a new puzzle every Monday, then publish the solution on Tuesday.You'll have to flex your lateral thinking skills to solve this one. What is the next letter in this sequence: ...read more

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Discussion: Is it safe to use designer decks?

There's in an interesting discussion happening on Reddit about whether or not it's safe to use designer decks like this or this or even this when performing a card-based magic routine. The concern is that the audience is used to seeing tricks done with Bicycle cards, and anything ...read more

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Weekly Puzzle Solution: Leaky Faucet

Welcome to GeniiOnline's Weekly Puzzle, powered by Art of Play! We'll bring you a new puzzle every Monday, then publish the solution on Tuesday.Here's the puzzle again if you missed it yesterday: The faucet below is leaking. Which basin will fill up with water first?ANSWER:Come ...read more

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What the world needs now is Tom Stone's shoe

Everything is kind of terrible. More and more women are coming forward to talk about how Harvey Weinstein assaulted them and how their colleagues knew about it and just shrugged. Puerto Rico still doesn’t have power. Barbuda was basically scraped clean by Hurricane Irma. Napa is ...read more

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Weekly Puzzle: Leaky faucet

Welcome to GeniiOnline's Weekly Puzzle, powered by Art of Play! We'll bring you a new puzzle every Monday, then publish the solution on Tuesday.The faucet below is leaking. Which basin will fill up with water first? ...read more

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Why Penn & Teller’s Fool Us is so fun to watch

Here’s the thing about magic tricks: you desperately want to know how they're done. The moment you see one, your brain is automatically trying to figure out how it happened. You’ll rewind that YouTube video to study hand movements or scan for misdirection, or you’ll try to ...read more