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A super-simple card trick anyone can do [Video!]

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Videos

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Here's a fun card trick that's fairly simple to pull off, and that you can teach children to do themselves.

"Remove any nine cards from an ordinary deck, shuffle them, and deal them face down into three piles. Choose any pile and note its bottom card. Then assemble the three piles into one, being sure to place the chosen pile on top.

Suppose the card you chose is the three of spades. Spell T-H-R-E-E, dealing one card face down onto the table with each letter. Place the remaining cards on top of these five and take up the whole packet. Now spell O-F, and again place the remaining cards on top of these two. Then spell S-P-A-D-E-S and place the remaining cards on top.

Now pick up the packet and spell M-A-G-I-C, dealing the final card face up. It's the three of spades."

Video demonstrating the trick after the jump.

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Apple releases Cards iOS app

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Lifestyle, New Apps, Apple, Free Apps

Cards app

Apple just released Cards, its new app that allows users to create gorgeous greeting cards right from an iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad:

The new Cards app from Apple lets you create and mail beautifully crafted cards personalized with your own text and photos — right from your iPhone or iPod touch. Take a quick snapshot and with a few taps and swipes, an elegant letterpress card is on its way to any address in the world. Each card is just $2.99 when sent within the U.S. and $4.99 when sent to or from anywhere else. And that includes postage.

You can get it now, free, on the App Store.


My Punchbowl Opens eCard Studio

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My Punchbowl has launched eCard Studio. Using their simple generator, you can create free cards for those that you owe, as well as those you don’t. Choose a template, change photo, text, colors and message and there you are, saving the planet while fulfilling your holiday obligations. The process is painless and only takes a couple of minutes. They also have birthday, Thanksgiving, thank you and other e-cards available.

 

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Bummer Holiday Cards

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Editorial

Merry X'mas Card

There are lots of last minute ways to send e-greetings on line, making the necessity for actual cards and gifts unnecessary in this electronic age. We wonder if this will replace tips and bonuses for your mail carrier, FedEx deliverer, and the guy who sells you roach coach sandwiches. We found these cards created by someone who apparently gets as moody as we do around this time of year. For those of you who want to send anti-cards, the comments may not be explicit in the translation, but we figure you will catch the drift. By the way, ho-ho-ho from us to you. Have a great Holiday and thanks for reading.

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