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Richard Wiseman Demonstrates How to Make a Flame From One Candle Magically Float Over to the Wick of Another Candle

British psychology professor, author, and performer Richard Wiseman (previously) of Quirkology demonstrates how to make a flame from one candle magically float over and land on the wick of another candle in his most recent video. All that’s needed to pull off the illusion is a ninja, a lighter, and a sheet of transparent Perspex.

Simple Tricks To Help Improve Sleep

Psychologist Richard Wiseman of Quirkology suggests how to improve your sleep with such simple tricks as staying away from blue screens (computers, phones) one hour before bed, drinking a cup of coffee before you nap, sleeping on your right side and wearing socks to bed.

When you start to fall asleep, the blood flow to your feet increases, having warm feet speeds up the process to help you nod off. So the next time you’re struggling to fall asleep, try putting on a pair of socks.

So maybe it’s not so bad when they wear socks to bed after all.

In 59 Seconds: How to Impress in Meetings with a Simple Persuasion Trick

In 59 Seconds is a new Youtube channel by Richard Wiseman that is based on ideas from his book, 59 Seconds. Each short video, which is one-minute long or less, features “science-based life-changing tips” that we can use in everyday life. In Richard’s most recent episode of In 59 Seconds, he shows us how to impress in meetings with a simple persuasion trick. All animation for this episode was created by Cognitive Media.

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