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Illusion

Nov 21, 2017

In the early 1900s, magician Max Malini was invited to a fancy dinner party in the Philippines. The host tried to play a prank on him, and learned an important life lesson: don't mess with a magician!

Sources

Ricky Jay — Learned Pigs and Fireproof Women

Music

Blue Dot Sessions — Turning

Chris Zabriskie — The...


Nov 7, 2017

In 1917, two girls in the Yorkshire village of Cottingley took photos of themselves and what appeared to be fairies. Three years later, they found themselves the unwitting perpetrators of a widespread hoax and the source of hope and vindication for an entire religious movement.

Sources

Wikipedia — The Cottingley...