© 2000-2009 Gérard P. Michon, Ph.D.
waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
Eden Phillpotts (1862-1960)
That must be wonderful !
I don't understand it at all.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Third Law of Arthur C. Clarke (1917-)
- 1089: Subtract a 3-digit number and its reverse, then...
- Mass media mentalism by David Copperfield (1992).
- Grey Elephants in Denmark: Mental magic in a classroom.
- The 5-card trick of Fitch Cheney: 4 cards tell the fifth one.
- Generalizing the 5-card trick and Devil's Poker...
- Kruskal's Count.
- Paths to God.
- Stacked Deck.
- Magic Age Cards.
- Michon's Ternary Cards.
- Magical 21 (or 27).
- Boolean Magic.
- Perfect Faro Shuffles.
Related articles on this site:
- Mathematical games of Martin Gardner.
- Mathematical Miracles.
- Divisibility rules for 7, 13, 91...
- Combinatorics and Probability.
- Recreational Mathematics: Puzzles, brain teasers, riddles...
- Aurifeuillian factorizations are due to the master illusionist Alfred de Caston.
- Magic wheels: Two repelling ring magnets mounted on the same axle.
- Two-Player Games: Combinatorial games. Normal and misère play.
- Decimal Arcana: The brave new world of decadic integers.
Related Links (Outside this Site)Beginner's Easy Magic Tricks | Math Magic by Larry Moss.
1089 and all that, by David Acheson (Plus magazine, Sept. 2004)
Magic Tricks with Numbers. Martin Gardner (Games Magazine, May 1999).
grand-illusions.com: Illusions for sale... and great giveaways!
Learn Free Magic Tricks.
Math Tricks at John Handley High School.