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Who hasn't dreamed of having the ability to shoot fireballs from our hands? Thanks to a new device from magician Adam Wilber, you can do just that. The appropriately named Pyro is controlled with a remote switch from up to 30 feet away and tucks under your sleeve to remain hidden. Worn on the wris

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Marco Tempest calls himself a \"technoillusionist\" -- he combines magic tricks with the technological artistry (and occasionally the black-turtlenecked panache) of Steve Jobs. We last saw him hacking through an augmented reality illusion; this time he's using three iPods to enable his trickery

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Poor arachnophobes -- it's bad enough that 3D movies can make it look like swarms of eight-legged freaks are pouring out of the screen, now Disney wants you to feel the creepy crawlies, too. In a presumed effort to one-up those \"4D\" chairs used at Shrek's castle down in Orlando, the company has b

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Given the absurdity of the AlphaGrip Handheld Computer, we're pretty stoked to see something fairly snazzy emerge from entries in Microsoft's Next-Gen PC Design Competition. The Illusion PC is a 8.25-inch cube that hides a Mini-ITX motherboard, 200-watt power supply, slot-loading DVD burner and pro

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Granted, we've already seen what wild colors can hide behind a shutter, but now a team of Scottish researchers are hoping to \"bridge the virtual and real worlds\" by applying invisible artwork to buildings around Edinburgh. Put simply, users who snap pictures of landmarks and MMS them back to the dat

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While we've already seen what tricks cameras can play right before our very eyes, kameraflage is a slightly different flavor of optical illusion. The patent-pending technology exploits the fact that cameras can see a broader spectrum of colors than our meager eyes, and as the creator puts it, \"by r

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True clock aficionados fully understand that their timepieces do more than tell them just how many grueling hours are left in the work day, and YUnoBI's Dancing On The Water design invites time tellers to gaze at its mirror-image rather than just glancing and looking away. The lacquered enclosure c

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There's just something delightful about optical illusions, and for as much flak at 3D gizmos take, we're fans of eye-popping art nonetheless. NTT AT has unveiled a zany new product -- dubbed Amaze ART -- which transforms signs and colored blocks into actual objects when photographed. Presumably usi

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Have you been saving those pennies since we first brought you GoldVish's \"Le Million\" in May? If so, it's time to raid that piggy bank: the world's \"most exclusive and expensive\" phone has gone official along with its bargain-basement sibling, the Illusion, which starts a little north of $20,000. C

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