Category Archives: Magic / Illusions

James Randi: Secrets of the Psychics

Three out of four Americans claim they have had a psychic experience, these days you can even find psychics at your nearest mall, but are psychic phenomenon what they appear to be? In this film James “The Amazing” Randi sets about debunking various psychics in an effort to explain to us how our senses are fooled by these people.

Derren Brown: The System

The System is a Channel 4 special in which Derren Brown reveals a scam which can convince anyone that he has created a 100 percent guaranteed method for winning on the horses.

Cameras followed a member of the public, Khadisha, as Brown anonymously sent her correct predictions of five races in a row, before encouraging her to place as much money as she could on the sixth race.

After Brown had placed a bet of £4,000 of Khadisha’s money on a horse in the final race, he explained that The System did not really exist.