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101 Bets You Will Always Win

Attracting over 350 million views, Richard Wiseman's Quirkology YouTube channel has attracted legions of fans with its engaging blend of science and illusion. In this astonishing collection of fun tricks and puzzles you will discover the amazing secrets to 101 seemingly impossible bets, including how to: - balance a coin on the edge of a banknote - walk through a postcard - create a pen that writes any colour - transform a tea towel into a chicken 101 Bets That You Will Always Win is a jaw-dropping mix of lateral thinking, unbelievable magic tricks, scintillating science stunts, fabulous factoids, mathematical mischief, and cunning conundrums which will appeal to curious minds everywhere. Written in the fast-moving, smart-thinking, and somewhat surreal style adored by Quirkology fans across the globe, 101 Bets That You Will Always Win reveals the science of the seemingly impossible and shows you how to confound colleagues, dazzle on dates, flummox friends and family, and be the life and soul of the party.
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Discover the secrets to winning 101 seemingly impossible bets, based on the massively popular Quirkology YouTube channel.

Table of Contents

Section - i: Welcome Section - ii: Before We Start Chapter - 1: Body Magic: Ten Ways to Win with Your Hands and Feet Chapter - 2: Money Matters: Ten Ways to Win with Coins and Notes Chapter - 3: Matchstick Mayhem: Ten Ways to Win with Matches Chapter - 4: Outside the Box: Ten Ways to Win with Lateral Thinking Chapter - 5: Getting Geeky: Ten Ways to Win with Especially Sneaky Science Chapter - 6: Water Works: Ten Ways to Win with Liquid Chapter - 7: Kitchen Capers: Ten Ways to Win with Food Chapter - 8: Now You See It: Ten Ways to Win with Magic and Illusion Chapter - 9: Instant Superhero: Ten Ways to Win by Achieving the Impossible Chapter - 10: Playing with Fire: Ten Ways to Win with Matches and Candles Chapter - 11: Feeling Lucky? Acknowledgements - iii: Feeling Lucky?

About the Author

Richard Wiseman is based at the University of Hertfordshire and is Britain's only Professor for the Public Understanding of Psychology. He has an international reputation for his research into unusual areas, including deception, luck, humour and the paranormal, is frequently quoted by the media, and his research has been featured on over 150 television programmes across the world. He is the author of the international bestseller 59 Seconds.

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