It's not magic, it's science! 50 science tricks that mystify, dazzle and astound

Want to astound friends and family? Make a picture appear on a blank page? Pick up ice without even touching it?

The secret to these incredible tricks, from The Balancing Bottles to Quivering Hand, is that they're based on science. Have you ever seen a no-sip straw?

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Author(s)Hope Buttitta, Tom LaBaff, Orrin Lundgren
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