Here’s how baseball player Mike Trout, who plays for the Los Angeles Angels, got his nickname. Continue reading “How deception gave a ball player his nickname”
"A small, metallic gold ball just over 2cm in diameter. Continue reading “The “Snail Ball” does not obey gravity… at least on our planet”
Be careful where you sit…
If you take the left road, you can’t also take the right road.
That’s also how your brain works.
This Decoy Exercise Ball Prank video prank uses a simple rule of deception. Continue reading “The ball prank that explains a deceptive principle”
What is it, and where?
This award-winning photo by Paul Hanna is of
Continue reading “Shiny ball, where’s her head? – an optical illusion”
It’s a simple exercise in art theory.
Pranksters Doug and Mikael placed ping-pong balls in their mouths and situated themselves inside two famous UK art galleries. Continue reading “Make art by cramming a ball in your mouth”
He says what he does is not magic.
In this video, Iya Traore, originally from Guinea, performs freestyle juggling soccer / football magic in France. Continue reading “Iya Traore, the ball magician”
It won’t hurt you, kids!
It’s a 2.5" diameter ball that looks like it’s made out of wood, but it’s actually made out of foam. Continue reading “Do you need a falsa wood ball?”
Many thousands of balls suspended on
near-invisible strings move gently to a fan. Continue reading “Creating ball magic without any magic at all”
What’s in the background might be more interesting than what’s in the foreground.
Here’s a video you’ll have to watch at least twice to figure out what’s going on. Continue reading “A cups and ball optical illusion video: “Chop Cup””