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Date: 04/19/11 12:43 PM

66 Responses to Physics Or Black Magic? [Pic]

  1. Profile photo of haxxorz
    haxxorz Male 13-17
    724 posts
    April 19, 2011 at 12:43 pm
    Link: Physics Or Black Magic? - Where`s your God now?
  2. Profile photo of McGovinator
    McGovinator Male 18-29
    25 posts
    April 19, 2011 at 12:49 pm
    SHHHHH!!! don`t call it black ya might get banned!!
  3. Profile photo of TuggSpeedman
    TuggSpeedman Male 18-29
    79 posts
    April 19, 2011 at 12:49 pm
    thats too freaking awesome now i have to go home and try it
  4. Profile photo of yusuksomuch
    yusuksomuch Male 40-49
    1008 posts
    April 19, 2011 at 12:51 pm
    mildly amusing, come on IAB where are the foxnews baiting or America sucks because posts, ohhh i know canada just launched a new conservative news organization that is supposed to rival fox, get one on that up :)
  5. Profile photo of Sathon
    Sathon Male 18-29
    248 posts
    April 19, 2011 at 12:52 pm
    Center of mass... *yawn*
  6. Profile photo of Oblivia
    Oblivia Female 18-29
    812 posts
    April 19, 2011 at 12:53 pm
    Ugh....

    My God is right there, keeping the fork and knife in place while making you think you did it by using a match on a glass
  7. Profile photo of BoredFrank
    BoredFrank Male 40-49
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    April 19, 2011 at 12:53 pm
    The angle of the fork and the knife move the total object`s center of gravity back to the tip of the match that rests on the glass. Simple trick.
  8. Profile photo of RPGillespie
    RPGillespie Male 13-17
    217 posts
    April 19, 2011 at 12:53 pm
    He`s laughing at your ignorance towards physics. Look at how the fork and knife are oriented - the center of gravity is inside the cup.
  9. Profile photo of RPGillespie
    RPGillespie Male 13-17
    217 posts
    April 19, 2011 at 12:55 pm
    Oh so now the magic is black? What`s wrong with white magic, you racist!!
  10. Profile photo of LoofahBoy
    LoofahBoy Male 18-29
    3301 posts
    April 19, 2011 at 12:55 pm
    But... there is no spoon!
  11. Profile photo of grapehead
    grapehead Male 18-29
    408 posts
    April 19, 2011 at 12:56 pm
    clearly magic
  12. Profile photo of panth753
    panth753 Female 18-29
    9260 posts
    April 19, 2011 at 1:00 pm
    I`ve seen this done before, but I can`t remember how that works out.
  13. Profile photo of Creabhain
    Creabhain Male 40-49
    440 posts
    April 19, 2011 at 1:09 pm
    The trolls are getting desperate. That`s some weak ass trollin guys. Try harder you lazy fools.
  14. Profile photo of LazyMe484
    LazyMe484 Male 18-29
    10441 posts
    April 19, 2011 at 1:11 pm
    I don`t see what the title and description of this picture is trying to get at.

    Why not just call it "Another Cool Balancing Trick". Is this reference to one`s own ignorance supposed to make it more interesting?

    Just *WHO* is so slow that they don`t understand why that fork and knife be supported like that on a cup?
  15. Profile photo of Creabhain
    Creabhain Male 40-49
    440 posts
    April 19, 2011 at 1:15 pm
    Here is how it is done.
  16. Profile photo of mervviscious
    mervviscious Male 40-49
    1793 posts
    April 19, 2011 at 1:17 pm
    witchcraft....
  17. Profile photo of mr_fribbles
    mr_fribbles Male 13-17
    588 posts
    April 19, 2011 at 1:22 pm
    What we see in the picture is different of what Creabhain linked?
  18. Profile photo of Inter237
    Inter237 Male 18-29
    2441 posts
    April 19, 2011 at 1:33 pm
    Pretty cool...Maybe one day I`ll try this.
  19. Profile photo of jonn_daniel
    jonn_daniel Male 18-29
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    April 19, 2011 at 1:40 pm
    wow.. look at the balance point, and counter balance. the main "trick" is that the handles of the knife and fork are way farther back than the tip of the match, so the weight is evenly distributed on both sides of the match head... basic physics... educate yourselves for your own good people.
  20. Profile photo of SomeShoes
    SomeShoes Male 13-17
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    April 19, 2011 at 1:42 pm
    how about pure awesome.
  21. Profile photo of patchouly
    patchouly Male 40-49
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    April 19, 2011 at 1:52 pm
    The one thing missing here is the dramatic part of the trick where you put the match, evenly across the glass, then light the match on fire. The half inside the glass burns away and stops at the edge of the glass. Looks incredibly dramatic.
  22. Profile photo of lunaticlover
    lunaticlover Female 18-29
    354 posts
    April 19, 2011 at 1:58 pm
    Glue?
  23. Profile photo of i-am-ninja
    i-am-ninja Male 18-29
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    April 19, 2011 at 2:00 pm
    @jonn_daniel

    wrong. the handles of the for and knife balance it sideways but not as a counter balance to the edge of the match. the knife and fork press downwards on the match distributing pressure to the end of the match to counter balance itself... basic physics... maybe educate yourself before insulting others to do so
  24. Profile photo of GreenGecko
    GreenGecko Male 18-29
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    April 19, 2011 at 2:09 pm
    @jonn_daniel and @i-am-ninja.
    Nobody cares
  25. Profile photo of Fatninja01
    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
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    April 19, 2011 at 2:40 pm
    The answer is "yes"
  26. Profile photo of lololeela
    lololeela Female 30-39
    327 posts
    April 19, 2011 at 2:43 pm
    My husband does that all the time using two forks.
  27. Profile photo of danthew
    danthew Male 18-29
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    April 19, 2011 at 3:05 pm
    yay physics!
  28. Profile photo of glennmck
    glennmck Male 18-29
    13 posts
    April 19, 2011 at 3:21 pm
    Oh Einstein called. He just had a nerdgasim from the grave.
  29. Profile photo of Angelmassb
    Angelmassb Male 18-29
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    April 19, 2011 at 3:53 pm
    Magnets involved
  30. Profile photo of Calieb
    Calieb Male 18-29
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    April 19, 2011 at 3:55 pm
    now if it was reversed and the glass was being held up i would be amused.
  31. Profile photo of WeePee
    WeePee Male 18-29
    612 posts
    April 19, 2011 at 4:12 pm
    need an FBD for figure this one out?
  32. Profile photo of fatex52986
    fatex52986 Male 18-29
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    April 19, 2011 at 4:19 pm
    i love center of mass illusions
  33. Profile photo of Oscola
    Oscola Male 18-29
    349 posts
    April 19, 2011 at 4:37 pm
    No magnets, its pretty easy to do with a normal fork and spoon, the person who did this didn`t bother to light each end of the match, much better when you do that and it`s hanging on absolutely nothing
  34. Profile photo of malikymoo
    malikymoo Female 18-29
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    April 19, 2011 at 4:37 pm
    this was on real hustle!
  35. Profile photo of LittleMickey
    LittleMickey Female 18-29
    227 posts
    April 19, 2011 at 4:48 pm
    Or glue. Or photoshop.
  36. Profile photo of Cajun247
    Cajun247 Male 18-29
    10742 posts
    April 19, 2011 at 5:15 pm
    FAKE!
  37. Profile photo of hwkiller
    hwkiller Male 18-29
    490 posts
    April 19, 2011 at 5:38 pm
    I love this trick. I giggled like a schoolgirl when I learned about it.
  38. Profile photo of trippyhippy9
    trippyhippy9 Male 18-29
    559 posts
    April 19, 2011 at 5:45 pm
    Simple physics.
  39. Profile photo of Red_Fear
    Red_Fear Male 18-29
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    April 19, 2011 at 5:48 pm
    What I don`t get with these illusions is who discovered that this was possible? How often do you end up in this situation completely randomly?

    I vote `stoned`
  40. Profile photo of duckflash
    duckflash Female 13-17
    570 posts
    April 19, 2011 at 6:28 pm
    now i wanna know how to do it!
  41. Profile photo of CrzyWhtGrl
    CrzyWhtGrl Female 18-29
    255 posts
    April 19, 2011 at 7:21 pm
    why do people think this is fake? It is the same basic principle that comes from those children`s toys that look like eagles and can hold up their entire weight on the beak.
  42. Profile photo of oryfoxer7410
    oryfoxer7410 Male 18-29
    55 posts
    April 19, 2011 at 7:57 pm
    Here is how its done
  43. Profile photo of koolmole
    koolmole Male 18-29
    176 posts
    April 19, 2011 at 8:04 pm
    It`s very easy and can be explained by that wonderful thing called physics.
  44. Profile photo of handys003
    handys003 Male 50-59
    2402 posts
    April 19, 2011 at 8:20 pm
    You know I`ve seen missionaries use this in teaching faith in God lesson. There`s your God bubba!
  45. Profile photo of Buck176
    Buck176 Male 30-39
    379 posts
    April 19, 2011 at 8:25 pm
    It is just a balance trick. I remember seeing this in a Catholic School "science" book when I was in the second grade way back in the 80`s.
  46. Profile photo of GuardinGnome
    GuardinGnome Male 18-29
    2893 posts
    April 19, 2011 at 8:47 pm
    It`s Physics AND Black Magic!!!
    It`s f*cking incredible!!!
    It`s making me vomit the Star of David!!!
    I`m gonna go down a shot of Texas Pete hot sauce now.......
  47. Profile photo of 5Cats
    5Cats Male 50-59
    33142 posts
    April 19, 2011 at 11:02 pm
    VV Thank You @oryfoxer! It is simple once the "trick" is revealed, eh?
  48. Profile photo of thahellmouth
    thahellmouth Male 18-29
    160 posts
    April 19, 2011 at 11:11 pm
    sweet baby jesus!!!
  49. Profile photo of Kernel
    Kernel Male 18-29
    123 posts
    April 20, 2011 at 12:07 am
    BLACK MAGIC!
  50. Profile photo of Crucible
    Crucible Male 18-29
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    April 20, 2011 at 2:17 am
    Son of a bitch. "Where`s your God now?" doesn`t make any sense. Are you claiming that God wouldn`t allow for the existence of physics?
  51. Profile photo of slayer50515
    slayer50515 Male 18-29
    988 posts
    April 20, 2011 at 3:05 am
    I already see how this works....
    BORING. Can we have a more interesting mindf**k?
  52. Profile photo of Stilt-Man
    Stilt-Man Male 30-39
    37 posts
    April 20, 2011 at 5:31 am
    Physics. Beakman did this, for crying out loud... after making a fool of poor Lester.
  53. Profile photo of TysonRP
    TysonRP Male 13-17
    312 posts
    April 20, 2011 at 6:00 am
    SCIENCE!
  54. Profile photo of Skyler92
    Skyler92 Female 18-29
    196 posts
    April 20, 2011 at 7:02 am
    there is no such thing as physics. it`s all goblins.
  55. Profile photo of Equation
    Equation Male 18-29
    43 posts
    April 20, 2011 at 7:50 am
    This is what happens when you divide by zero
  56. Profile photo of BrimstoneOne
    BrimstoneOne Male 30-39
    2229 posts
    April 20, 2011 at 8:07 am
    Physics and magic are one and the same, it comes down to your level of understanding and knowledge of the world around you. If you don`t know poo, then it`s magic.
  57. Profile photo of anafa
    anafa Female 18-29
    38 posts
    April 20, 2011 at 8:07 am
    pft we do this all the time... even better than that one... with 2 toothpicks

  58. Profile photo of insanepirate
    insanepirate Female 18-29
    364 posts
    April 20, 2011 at 10:03 am
    Superglue. =D
  59. Profile photo of DeathToLems
    DeathToLems Female 18-29
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    April 20, 2011 at 12:11 pm
    when i cant understand why something happened, its magic. yup
  60. Profile photo of Satkela
    Satkela Female 18-29
    583 posts
    April 20, 2011 at 12:32 pm
    I call shenanigans, or superglue...
  61. Profile photo of LionHeart-72
    LionHeart-72 Male 18-29
    521 posts
    April 20, 2011 at 7:27 pm
    I CALL UPON THE DARK ARTS OF...um...balancing things.
  62. Profile photo of rywan
    rywan Male 18-29
    27 posts
    April 20, 2011 at 7:44 pm
    yeah its real easy i did this back in grade 2 n used to think i was the $hit. now i know im the $hit.
  63. Profile photo of GurnBlanston
    GurnBlanston Male 40-49
    247 posts
    April 20, 2011 at 8:53 pm
    Center of Gravity? You can`t explain that.
    ~Glenn Beck
  64. Profile photo of Crizzy777
    Crizzy777 Male 18-29
    112 posts
    April 21, 2011 at 3:06 am
    Hint: connect the pin of the stick with an imaginary line to the end of the fork and the knife... that`s where the magic happens!
  65. Profile photo of meepmaker
    meepmaker Male 30-39
    6694 posts
    April 21, 2011 at 12:53 pm
    Someone sold their soul.
  66. Profile photo of mamba
    mamba Male 18-29
    628 posts
    April 22, 2011 at 5:39 pm
    glue, so much glue

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