9 Secrets of Famous Magic Tricks That Will Impress Even the Most Skeptical Audiences

8. Run over by a truck


The magician (or, in this case, his attractive assistant) lies down and gets ready to have a huge truck run over him or her. It actually does run them over, but magically no one gets hurt.

How it’s done: When performing this trick, the magician relies completely on the laws of physics. Counterweights that were placed inside the truck beforehand just shift the balance of the truck, so the wheels on the lighter side of the truck only touch the top of the magician without causing any damage.

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