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Watch the World's First Double Backflip on a Snowmobile

Snowmobiles weigh over 450 pounds so flipping them once in mid-air is already insanity, but Daniel Bodin wanted to do something nobody else has ever done, so he went for it and nailed a double backflip on a snowmobile. It’s a helluva trick that’s been attempted back in 2009 and 2011 at the X-Games but hasn’t ever been…

9 Fun Tricks You Can Do With Static Electricity

If you ever wanted to be a wizard, or just to try your hand at some magic tricks, you should learn the dark arts of... static electricity. Yep, with a bit of strategic contact with certain objects, you can easily fool kids and probably even trick your drunk friend into thinking you can control objects through…

This Dude Can Make a Basketball Spin on Damn Near Anything

“The Tricky” is a pro streetballer in Serbia who either has total control over inanimate objects or the ability to bend gravity, because he can make a basketball spin on pretty much anything that can loosely resemble a finger. That means the corner of books, the tips of pens, the bottom of Coca Cola bottles,…

Watching These Cards Get Shuffled Is Hypnotizing as Hell

Eliot Slevin, his flexible fingers, and his mastery of cardistry can turn a normal deck of cards into a beautifully choreographed dance that seems to tweak gravity (and can probably even cause hypnosis if you stare too long). The movement of the cards is incredible; they just fly into his palms and flow so seamlessly…

How to Spin a Basketball on One Finger

Growing up, I did nerdy things. I played the violin, I was in a couple of honor societies, and I almost got a D in gym class one quarter because it was early in the morning and I often showed up 20 minutes late, or not at all.

Learn Three Magic Tricks You Can Easily Do With a Pen

Magic is mostly just how good you are with your hands. Here are three really easy magic tricks that you can pull with just a pen: making it disappear, making it appear out of nowhere, and making it look super small. Oscar Owen breaks down the techniques for each and they only involve super quick finger movements. The…

Here's a Neat Trick to Help You Convert Fahrenheit to Celsius Here's a Neat Trick to Help You Convert Fahrenheit to Celsius

Well here’s a fun trick for any New Yorker who wants to convert Fahrenheit to Celsius easily, courtesy of Google employee Gabor Cselle on Twitter. “To convert Fahrenheit to Celsius,” he writes, “know that -10C is 14F, and then follow the NYC MTA 6 stops uptown.”

This Mind-Bending Trick Is Actually Two Illusions in One This Mind-Bending Trick Is Actually Two Illusions in One

What sorcery is at work here? Careful, this trick—er, illusion has a second, surprising twist in it.

Crazy Illusion Somehow Transforms Rectangles Into Circles in the Mirror

What in the sorcerous hells is this? Kokichi Sugihara’s ‘Rectangles and Circles’ illusion is a mind-bending visual trip that turns squares into circles and circles into squares right in front of your face. Different shapes are placed at a mirror and what you see in front of you is totally different from what you see…

How to Make Metal Coins Magically Float on Water

Coins are supposed to sink. When you toss ‘em in a fountain, they drop right down to the bottom, right? Not always. There’s a trick that can actually make metal coins float, and it’s totally trippy to see. You carefully level the coin (which needs to be made of aluminum and not zinc) onto the surface of the water with…

This Guy Spinning Yo-Yos Is Totally Tricking Gravity

Watch as these diabolos get spun and twirled in the air like they’re being controlled by some sort of sorcery and not at the mercy of gravity. That’s how good ChihHan Chao, 2015 Red Bull PAO champion, is at using the hand sticks to juggle these crazy yo-yos. He’s making the discs dance and tossing them back and forth…

The Mathematical Explanation for Why You Can't Catch a Falling Dollar Bill with Your Fingers

Here’s a really interesting mathematical explanation on how the “catch a dollar” trick works. You know the trick: a person holds a bill vertically and says you can keep the bill if you can catch the dollar with your fingers when it drops. You never catch it. It’s really hard! Why?

These Crazy Jet Ski Tricks Seem to Defy Gravity These Crazy Jet Ski Tricks Seem to Defy Gravity

Gravity doesn’t really apply to world champion jet skier Eli Kemnitz when he’s on one of these floating rockets. Just watch him freestyle and bust out an array of jumping tricks on flat water. You get to see it a little bit from his perspective but the really wild part is just watching him spin and bounce, spin and…

Watch These Spinning Top Masters Pull Off Awe-Inspiring Trickshots 

How is it even possible to have this much control over an ordinary piece of string?

You've Never Seen Skateboard Tricks Like This

Thrasher Magazine recently posted this incredible compilation of New Zealand skateboarder Richie Jackson performing tricks you’ve probably never seen anyone do before. Jackson is just as skilled on four wheels as he is at turning random everyday objects into makeshift decks, and random places into potential skateparks.

This Guy Can Solve 3 Different Rubik's Cube While Juggling Them at the Same Time

While most people in this world struggle to juggle and other people in this world don’t like the brain pruning effect of a Rubik’s Cube, Rubocubo is totally different: he can juggle three different Rubik’s Cubes while solving all of them in less than 15 seconds. It’s an awesome trick that combines two of the funnest…

If This Skier Weren't So Talented, He'd Probably Be Dead

Candide Thovex is a professional French freestyle skier who’s known for his creative approach to the sport. Creative in this instance meaning incredibly dangerous and jaw-droppingly awesome.

Watch the Mesmerizing Magic of 24 Flying Drones Dancing at Once Watch the Mesmerizing Magic of 24 Flying Drones Dancing at Once

Is it still magic if you know how it’s done? Is it still an illusion if computers are hiding the work? Marco Tempest plays around with that idea as two dozen drones buzz and fly all around him, seemingly controlled by his every move. Magic or not, it’s just cool to see 24 drones work together as part of a larger…

These Stunt Tricks on a Moped Are Totally Crazy

I don’t know what sort of negotiations this person made with gravity and the magnets of Earth and like, the ground because he came away with a freaking steal. The balance it takes to pull off all these crazy tricks on a moped and the creativity it takes to imagine them are just from another world. I mean, how does a…

Seeing a First Person View of Hockey Tricks Is So Damn Cool

I don’t really realize the skill of professional athletes until I see them up close. The speed in which they do things, the control they have over their bodies, the hand eye coordination, it’s all ridiculously superhuman. Just check out this video of hockey players running through exercises and tricks. You get to see…

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