Magicians are the smoke and mirror masters of deception. Typically, there are two types of magicians: the ones that perform at birthday parties and bar mitzvahs, and the ones that perform in Vegas and on TV. Chris Angel is definitely one of the latter, and has made quite a successful career out of fooling people into believing. One downside to a television career though, is that TV can be slowed down and analyzed (thanks TIVO). A perfect example of this is Angel’s go-cart vanishing trick:
Looks good right?
But what about when you slow it down? Unfortunately for Chris, the frame by frame reveals his ‘secret’, which is just an optical illusion that allows him to drive behind instead of into a wall. Tricky, huh?