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Is The TV Show The Mentalist Real?

Is The TV Show The Mentalist Real?

The Mentalist fans have often wondered if the main character Patrick Jane’s ability to solve crimes by “reading minds” could be done in real life. Now, you'll know!

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The Top 13 Most Famous Mentalists

The Top 13 Most Famous Mentalists

We have produced the ultimate list of the 13 most famous and influential mentalists in history.

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The History Of Mentalism

The History Of Mentalism

To understand what mentalism is today, we must first understand how it started.

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What Is Mentalism?

What Is Mentalism?

Today, we explore what mentalism is and how it’s so fascinatingly unique, CBS actually made a whole TV show about it.

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Prop Bets and Bar Tricks

Prop Bets and Bar Tricks

Learn 22 different bar tricks and proposition bets to help you win free drinks at the bar!

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Upside Down Bill

Upside Down Bill

Discover how to win a free beer with just a few quick folds of a dollar bill.

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Two Beers

Two Beers

You'll be able to finish two full pints of beer before your friend takes two shots once you know the secret to this fun party trick.

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Trapped Coin

Trapped Coin

With this bar bet, you can remove a coin from under a glass without needing to ever touch the glass.

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Toothpick Fish

Toothpick Fish

A fun and simple puzzle that might just earn you a few drinks on your next trip to the bar.

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Ten Coins

Ten Coins

All you need is a handful of quarters to stump your family and friends with this bar bet.

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T Caps

T Caps

Discover how to win free beers with this brilliant beer cap bar scam.

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Straw Trick

Straw Trick

This video teaches you how to pick up a glass of wine using nothing but a straw.

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Sipper

Sipper

A fun party trick that allows you to drink wine from a wine bottle without opening it.

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Paperclips

Paperclips

Learn one of the best party tricks to perform for hecklers or skeptics.

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Olive

Olive

Win free beers with this easy bar bet using an olive and bar coasters.

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Nickels & Pennies

Nickels & Pennies

The secret to this challenging puzzle will help you win free drinks for the rest of your life.

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Liquid Swap

Liquid Swap

Your friends will be so impressed by this easy bar trick, they'll be eager to buy you a drink.

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Hat Gag

Hat Gag

Win free shots or beers with this super simple bar bet.

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Floating Cork

Floating Cork

The perfect bar bet for when you order a bottle of wine.

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Coins on Bottle

Coins on Bottle

Learn how to win free drinks with just some pocket change and a beer.

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Coin Hand

Coin Hand

With this party trick, a coin impossibly vanishes from beneath your palm and appears under the other.

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Coin Balance

Coin Balance

You'll be amazed at how many people fall for this easy bar scam.

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Bottle Pusher (Coin Inside Out)

Bottle Pusher (Coin Inside Out)

Double your money with this easy bar trick.

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Bottle Opener

Bottle Opener

Learn how to open a beer bottle with a napkin.

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Bill Snatch

Bill Snatch

Grab two empty beer bottles and get ready to fool your friends with this easy bar trick.

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Big Box

Big Box

A tricky puzzle that will baffle your friends.

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Balancing Egg

Balancing Egg

Learn how to balance an egg and win free drinks with this bar trick.

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Basic Card Sleights

Basic Card Sleights

Learn over 25 different basic card sleights in our free video tutorials.

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Waterfall Flourish

Waterfall Flourish

Beautifully transfer playing cards from hand to hand with this basic card sleight for beginner card magicians.

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Undercut

Undercut

A super easy way to cut a deck of cards like a professional magician.

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Under Pressure

Under Pressure

This quick and flashy card flourish is one of the most popular cardistry moves and is a fundamental card sleight for any card magician.

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Thumb Fan

Thumb Fan

This essential card sleight is both a display of skill and an elegant way to have a playing card selected or returned to the deck.

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Table Bridge Shuffle

Table Bridge Shuffle

Add a beautiful flourish to the end of your table shuffle with the Table Bridge Shuffle.

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Table Riffle Shuffle

Table Riffle Shuffle

From card magicians to poker players, anyone who uses playing cards can benefit from learning how to properly shuffle a deck of cards on a table.

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Swing Cut

Swing Cut

Shuffle or control playing cards with this basic method for cutting a deck of cards that is regularly used by everyone from beginner magicians to professional magicians.

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Straddle Grip

Straddle Grip

If you want to perform cardistry or card flourishes, you'll need to first learn the Straddle Grip.

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Scrape Cut

Scrape Cut

A simple false cut that any beginner card magician can do.

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Run Cuts

Run Cuts

An elegant way to cut and shuffle playing cards on a table that any magician or poker player should learn.

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Riffle Shuffle

Riffle Shuffle

Every card magician must learn this proper way to shuffle a deck of cards.

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Retaining the Top Stock

Retaining the Top Stock

A beginner card sleight that allows you to control certain playing cards in the top part of the deck while it's being shuffled.

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