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Appearing Egg Trick - Science Magic

Do you want to be a science magician? You need a little know-how and a little practice to impress your audience with the Appearing Egg Trick. Show your audience a handkerchief and tell them you will make it disappear before their eyes. Stuff…

ASTC 2011 - My Newest Favorite Science Conference

Where do science museums get all of their great ideas for exhibits, live demo shows and everything else that makes us say, "How did they do that?" The secret is ASTC… and I experienced the magic of ASTC this past weekend in Baltimore, Maryland. ASTC…

Learn How to Walk on Glass - Science Magic

It looks hard, but circus performers, magicians and motivational speakers all use the "walk on glass" trick to shock and surprise their audience. But there's a science to walking on glass, you just have to know the secret. I've taken this demonstration…

Magic or Science? Finally an Answer

No longer will I challenge the wisdom found on a t-shirt. What's the difference between magic and science? Magic is just stuff science hasn't made boring yet. You'll find the shirt online at threadless.com
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The Family Who Eats Fire Together Sticks Together - Growing Up in a Family of Magicians

Ladies and gentlemen... please welcome our magicians for this evening... the amazing Bruce and Kitty Spangler. As a very young child, I can remember sitting backstage and hearing these words as the orchestra began to play and my parents took…

Magicians Meet in Fort Collins to Share Secrets

The words pick a card must have been uttered a thousand times last weekend at the Marriott in Fort Collins as a few hundred magicians gathered to advance their craft. The 15th Annual Magic in the Rockies conference was a huge success by all…

A Science Lesson from SONIC Drive-In

Now you can eat a burger, drink a limeade and enjoy some cool science experiments from Steve Spangler Science at your local SONIC® America's Drive-In®. We're excited to announce the release of six books that we wrote for Sonic as part of their…

Mad About Science Magic - Should Magicians Be Responsible for Teaching Science?

Should magic tricks be used as a way to teach science in today's classrooms? This question and about a dozen more were asked of me during an interview for an international magazine for the Society of American Magicians. The author of the article,…