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Friday Video: What The Magician Sees

We love magic tricks. There’s no denying it. We’re fascinated by everything from slight of hand tricks to tricks so impressive we’re pretty sure they involve actual magic. Every time we see a trick, we try so hard to figure out just how the magician is doing it, but alas, the mystery remains just that - a mystery.

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Friday Video: iPad, The New Tool For Magicians

We have a love/hate relationship when it comes to magic and magicians. On the one hand, we’re endlessly entertained by all the different tricks magicians can do. On the other, we’re endlessly frustrated because we can’t figure it out! Seriously, are you a real wizard? HOW DID YOU DO THAT!?

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Embrace Your Inner Wizard at Universal Studios’ Diagon Alley

The most famous street in the magical world is finally ready for Muggles to experience.

Universal Orlando’s Diagon Alley is an expansion of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and is almost an exact replica of the film franchise’s design. Guests can experience the park’s new themed ride, Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts, immerse themselves in authentic British food (fish and chips!) and browse the various wizard shops.

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Accio Kymera Wand! We’ve been using the summoning charm for the past two days since we saw the Kymera Wand on ThinkGeek. So far no luck. Maybe Wingardium Leviosa will do the trick (Levi-OH-sa, not Levio-SA).  If we have to resort to ordering it online like a Muggle, so be it. It will be well worth it to control our TV with a swish and a flick.

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