Tricks to Try, Videos, Magic, Shadow Puppets, Juggling and more
A collection of my favorite feats of skill, practice and know-how. Also some silly BS. Are these Stupid Human Tricks or Awesome Human Tricks? I will let you decide.
Ripping a Phone Cord in Half –
Toilet Plunger Kick –
More Stupid Human Tricks
Articles and Features here on Blifaloo.com
Anyone can do a bird hand shadow, but check out these tricky (but learn-able) hand shadow puppets. Practice now to be able to entertain your friends and family next time the electricity goes out.
Penn and Teller illustrate the main techniques used by magicians and con-artists. Also see: How to Palm Cards and the rest of the magic trick section on this site if you are interested.
Tips to win a knock-off stuffed animal or dusty 2LiveCrew vanity mirror…Learn how to climb tricky rope ladders, beat the guess your birth month game, knock down bottles and which games at the fair are fair.
How to Juggle 3 Balls – Juggling is one of my favorite hobbies, and probably my favorite human trick. I learned from watching tutorials on YouTube.com – only took me a day of serious trying to get 3 balls down.
A short video of me juggling 3 balls aafter about a year of practice.
More Human Tricks
Recommended links outside of this site. (links will open in a new window or tab). Websites, articles and other links of interest. New finds added to the top of this list for returning visitors:
A few books I’ve read recently that you might be interested in:
More Human Tricks Books:
Other great book recommendations. Click on a book to read more about it at Amazon.com
You can also look for books on AbeBooks.com
Videos of Interest about Linguistics
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“If humans have a common, in-born capacity for language, and for such complex behaviours as morality, might the faculties be somehow linked?”
“Why are humans the only species to have language? Is there something special about our brains? Are there genes that have evolved for language?”
The Biology of the Language Faculty: Its Perfection, Past and Future.
“Chomsky briefly outlines the key components of a biologically based linguistics that began to emerge 50 years ago…”
Just for fun: Play Online Word Games here on Blifaloo.com