A lot of great coins have found their way to the melting bucket over the years. Here's a coin melted by a magician's bare hands.
From the Daily Mail. -Editor
Coins are hard, strong, unbendable objects right? Wrong. A skilful magician proved to MailOnline today that he is capable of melting a 10p
coin just by rubbing it between his fingers.
Damien O'Brien, 31, wowed online audiences when he appeared on the site's Facebook live and performed the trick apparently just
using the heat and friction of his own hands.
Determined to prove the veracity of his magic O'Brien asks Kat from MailOnline's video team to write her initials on the coin -
'So I don't do anything sneaky,' he jokes.
The tattooed magician explains that he was 'blown away' as a child by David Blaine's trick in which he bends a coin but he
wants to go one step further. 'So if I squeeze it really hard you can fell it's getting a bit warmer,' he explains as he
presses it between his fingers.
The more he worries the piece of money the thinner and more extended it gets, flabbergasting Kat - and indeed the rest of the internet.
Once he is finished the coin freely bends as he manipulates it and looks almost unrecognisable from the solid circle it used to be.
When laid flat it now appears to resemble a silver guitar pick it has been altered so much. 'It's a normal coin,'
O'Brien insists as Kat checks his hands - which are entirely normal, if not a little red from the exertion.
There is no hint whatsoever of how he managed to achieve the mind-blowing magic trick.
To read the complete article or watch the video, see:
he do that? Amazing moment a magician MELTS a 10 pence coin in mind-blowing magic trick
Wayne Homren, Editor
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