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More so than death, too aristocratic for death—that is the freedom of his mind. This is a thumb tip reel. Streamline Roofing And Construction, Inc. Only those lucky enough to attend a Vernon lecture during that period in his career got the chance to see it. MAGMA Hands are the focal point for power for many magicians, so why not turn your hands into a glowing hot lightshow?

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After thousands of performances the perfect method finally exists. The Executive Clip -Reliable -Can be shown freely -Perform close-up and stage -Works with dollar bill, playing cards, and any similar item -Looks like an ordinary object.

Magician puts a bullet into a tube. The bullet makes rattle sound inside of tube. The magician changes place these tubes. A spectator will not find the bullet. Do it several times - the spectator never finds the bullet!

The tube has not only the old principle, but also a new idea. So even the spectator can shake the tube! However when the audience try to guess where is the bullet, they are always wrong. All can be examined - Easy to perform - Very visual effect. The Professor casually pulled a ball bearing out of his pocket.

He dropped it onto the bar, demonstrating its solidity and weight, and then without further ado dropped it into a glass of water where much to everyone's astonishment it floated. Pulling it out of the water, he again dropped it on the bar for examination, and invited the onlookers to attempt to duplicate the miracle.

Only those lucky enough to attend a Vernon lecture during that period in his career got the chance to see it. Comes complete with everything needed to perform, including detailed instructions with hints and tips from some of today's top professionals.

A card is selected from a shuffled deck. A picture of the deck is drawn, and the selected card rises from the picture. It's Martin Lewis' Cardiographic. But, Mark Mason has put a terrific spin on the routine. It starts out as you would expect. Now, you draw a picture of the deck of cards on the back of the deck!

As you hold the deck with the picture facing the audience, the selected card rises out of the picture!! It looks absolutely wonderful. And, you are able to hand out the drawing as a souvenir. They will find nothing, because there's nothing to find! Drawn Out is easy to do.

Comes complete with everything you need Use your own regular Bicycle Deck. A great walk-around effect! Discover how Doc's sweet silver haired granny taught him how to make a fast buck, a speedy dollar and some quick cash with this capricious comedy gambling routine! Includes real gimmicked bills and instructions. It's hard to imagine so much efficient ingenuity in such a small space.

Yigal's Spider Pen Pro is absolute perfection. And it produces absolute miracles. The Spider Pen Pro will prove a boon to the art of levitation. Always under your control. But when the box is opened it is discovered that inside is a solid Brass Block, completely filling the box.

The performer displays a match box. A needle with ribbon attached is passed through the middle of the box. Then the match box is handed to a spectator to examine. Imagine his surprise when he finds the match box contains a brass block which fills the entire inside of the box. The brass block can be examined. Yet it is ingeniously gimmicked to allow a needle or toothpick etc.

Peter has used this wallet for the past 3 years, and to this day only one other person has had the pleasure of owning and working with the incredible wallet. This is Peter Nardi's updated version of the best selling Stealth Assassin.

The Stealth Assassin V1. Please note the original Stealth Assassin is no longer in production the new V1. Do no be fooled by cheap imitations! The Stealth Assassin is the wallet of choice for many of the worlds top mentalists! Manufactured in high quality leather with a great attention to detail, the Assassin takes all the greatest elements from its predecessors and combines them to create something new and powerful!

This is truly the utility device for the mentalist. Carry the Assassin with you, and you will have a complete mentalism act in your pocket! The Stealth Assassin Wallet V1.

The effects one can perform with the Assassin are virtually unlimited. Predict a driver's license number - Predict a birthday - Predict a credit card number - Have a spectator write or draw anything on the back of a business card. The mentalist can then read the spectator's mind and tell them what is on the business card, or the mentalist can choose to simply redraw what the spectator has drawn. The DVDs include full routines, handling, timing tips, and bonus effects and ideas!

Simply place the marked bill inside the tube and push on the cap. Give the tube to the spectator to hold while you bring out another sealed brass tube use our Deluxe Bill Tube. Jay also shares the real work on such essential topics as the power of impromptu performances, combining magic and mentalism, magic with a borrowed deck, scripting, the importance of simplcity, and handling props within the impromptu setting.

SMS can be performed in a T-Shirt or with no shirt at all. It has an instant reset that can be done right in front of the spectator. Make items vanish off of spectator's hands. Produce key items for your routine. Plus two other fast and furious impromptu street routines. You'll be performing this stuff in no time! You will make pens jump out of cups, napkins jump off tables, even candy jump out of its bowl! Meticulously redesigned and perfected, Jump will allow you to perform miracles that simply cannot be done any other way!

The cork is then inserted into the top of the bottle, thereby preventing any entry or escape of any foreign objects.

A quarter is then borrowed, and the performer taps it on the bottom and side of the bottle. The coin visibly penetrates the bottle and is now freely shown to be sealed inside. The cork is still in place and the bottle, none the worse for wear. Now, the bottle is held right under the spectators' noses so they can clearly see the coin inside. The coin is then magically passed through the bottle and handed back to its owner! Thin enough to conceal on your wrist or under a coat, yet strong enough to penetrate the thickest hands and tables.

There is no end to the strong magic that can be created with this PK Collection! Then it's the magician's turn. It clearly is very solidly threaded onto the bolt. Taking the bolt from the spectator, in less than one second, the bolt literally "melts" through the nut. No covers or anything to hide. The whole unit can be examined both before and after. The spectator tries, but cannot do the same. Joe Porpers popular anodized aluminum style.

The box is a mechanical gem and has great potential too fool you. Box is beautifully made and the mechanism is clever. MAGMA Hands are the focal point for power for many magicians, so why not turn your hands into a glowing hot lightshow? With Magma, you can focus your power and transform your fist into a seemingly, red-hot inferno. Gimmick is practically invisible in performance and can provide over uses before it will require a USB recharge.

Highly durable and expert manufactured, your Magma gimmick will handle years of repeated use. Perform all the famously visual Raven vanishes with this new version. The Reel Raven attaches quickly and easily and can be attached in more places.

While the standard version is sure to remain the favorite of many magicians, the Reel Raven is uniquely different and is sure to appeal to many magicians. No special counts or sleight of hand! NO rough and smooth! NO force and instant reset! Next the backs change to a rainbow design. The cards are then turned face down to reveal an eye chart, a pair of eyes and a pair of reading glasses on their backs. When cards are turned over they have all formed a heart shape each with matching colors front and back.

Chink a Chink Streamlined, Description: Schindlers Pen - Description: More than 25 tricks, gags vanishes and mental effects with this unique prop. Monkey Silk, Description silk tied to red rope with three yellow knots on it.

Silk magically jumps from left side to right side of rope, then jumps to middle of rope. Steel ball thru Glass, Description: Cards are removed and placed between spectators hand. When hands removed the pips from one card have melted on to the back of the other. Comes with bonus coin magic penny to dime and shrunken penny.

Levitator, Description gimmick allows you to float many objects. Separate Salt and Pepper magically. This is the original version not the current version of Salt and Pepper by Rocco.

Push a pencil through the center of a bill yet leaves no hole! Vanish a marked penny from one hand and cause it to appear under the other! Cause two bills to melt through each other right under a spectators nose! And much, much more! Different variations of the Linking Rings performed 3-rings, 5- rings, 8-rings. Long a classic effect, but seldom performed, this DVD will instruct and teach how the novice or professional can add an excellent effect to their acts.

Four performers reveal their secret routines for the chop cup, a classic of magic, and explain as well. Gain insight on each performer's philosophy, style, and subtlety on the same effect.

With nothing but a single paper clip, you'll astound onlookers by making it bend and contort to your will. The method for Bently is unlike anything you have ever seen before. No optical illusions are used. No threads are used. Best of all Bently can be reset instantly so that you can perform it over and over with the same paper clip.

Within minutes of finishing this tutorial you'll be able to flawlessly warp the paper clip from any angle, at any time. A playing card is now freely selected and signed. The spectator himself slowly pushes his card into the deck. The cards are immediately counted and the deck is one short - the selection has vanished. Please note that there is no palming.

The card is genuinely in the envelope. Only one card is used, no extra pieces, nothing to add, nothing to take away. Use any card and can be performed surrounded. Comes with Bicycle back Jumbo card professionally printed, a list of celebrity names and routine. As soon as you receive the spectator's ring you're in full control. RinKey Dinky will handle it from there. The ring will vanish from your fingertips without any sleight of hand. The ring will automatically travel to your pocket and attach itself to your own set of keys.

Performing a miracle with these everyday objects will blow people away! Production Box Wood box with a secret drawer I would call this used but like new.

The box is in excellent shape. Used a few times. Not in the original box. Cups for Cups and Balls 3 cups, one magnetized. Four knitted balls Material may be brass, dont remember I would call these used in good shape. Linklip Ken Courcy Trick with paper clips - Two separate paper clips are shown. They are placed into the left hand and after an amusing love story, when removed, are found to be linked. Aldo Columbinis version of the love story. Two separate paper clips are shown.

They are placed in the hand of the spectator and ,when he opens the hand, they have linked. They are replaced in the spectators hand and when he opens it, three small paper clips appear,,,the babies. This is repeated with the second bracelet also amazingly penetrating the string! A spectator then chooses one of the bracelets and the magician visually removes it from the string, visibly melting through and dropping to the table!

A signed piece of paper is torn into four pieces, rearranged and restored in this mis-made condition! The paper can be handed to the spectator. A piece of ribbon is also passed around for all to see. Performer collects the cards and adjusts them so the holes are lined up at the top. Includes dice and instructional DVD - Never used. Show a large steel nut and a length of velvet cord. Thread the nut on the cord. Place them in your closed fist with the ends of the cord sticking out.

Open your hand and the nut has penetrated the cord! So far, good magic, but no killer. Thread the nut on the cord and place it in your closed fist as before. Open your fist and the nut is gone!! Where the heck did it go?? Immediately toss the cord out for examination. This is killer magic and very easy to do! Nuttin' Here uses no pulls, elastics, wires or trap doors. You do not need to wear a jacket to perform the routine, as a matter of fact you can do it with your sleeves rolled up!!

Comes complete with Nut, Cord, Speciall gimmick and instructions. Get ready for woman to scream and guys to be transfixed in bewilderment! Shakeology Shakes Protein Quality: Cal Protein 17g Fiber 6g Carb 17g Sugar 6g. Shakeology Review Shakeology is one of the most well-known meal replacement shakes on the market today. Given its popularity, we were curious about the shake itself. Is it popular because of good marketing? Or does the diet shake actually work?

How do they promote weight loss? Shakeology Nutritional Facts There are a lot of ingredients in Shakeology. For the most part, the ingredients should be the same, but there is some variety, both in calorie amount and what makes each shake taste like its particular flavor. Calories The recommended serving size is a single scoop of this shake which is 42 grams. The powder alone is calories. Generally speaking though, meal replacement shakes are popularly mixed with milk, fruits, and sometimes even vegetables.

The Camu-Camu is responsible for the high amount of Vitamin C. Acai berry, popularized in the past few years, is a good source of Vitamin A. Shakeology boasts five proprietary blends of nutrient combinations. Some of these blends are: Protein Sources Core Engine Protein is the backbone to any good meal replacement shake.

Shakeology uses whey protein and pea protein in their shakes. Whey comes in different varieties, like concentrate, isolate, and hydrolysate. Isolate is the whey protein used in this diet shake. It contains less lactose and fat than other strains, but also contains less beneficial nutrients.

Pea protein is being rediscovered as a powerhouse protein. The shake contains 17 grams of protein in total. This is a high amount of protein for a food source but not necessarily in a bad way. Fiber Sources Fiber sources vary from one shake to another.

A high amount of fiber is a great natural way to fill you up. The FDA recommends that we get 25 grams of fiber a day, based on a 2, calorie diet. Chocolate Shakeology contains 6 grams of dietary fiber which seems like a great amount to help satisfy your daily intake needs.

Fiber is an essential part of your diet because it takes up space in your stomach, making you feel full, but passes through your system relatively undigested. Soluble fiber dissolves in water into a gel-like substance. Insoluble fiber promotes the movement through your digestive system. They also have a supplement to add to your fiber intake, which is listed below. What Are The Sweeteners? There are multiple different ways to sweeten a meal replacement shake.

Sucralose more well-known as Splenda is a popular artificial sweetener. Well, there are always contingencies, and watch dog groups have taken a very different stance on artificial sweeteners. Sucralose is created by chlorinating sucrose, regular table sugar. The human body is not good at ridding itself of organic compounds that have been chlorinated. Until then you may want to pursue the use of more natural substances such as stevia or lo Han fruit for use as a non-caloric sweetener.

All great natural sugar substitutes that come with little to no controversy. Whereas Shakeology used to have sucralose in their chocolate flavor, they have removed it, instead using these more natural options, and we approve. Shakeology is brought to you by Beachbody, a well-respected fitness company responsible for the workouts P90X and Insanity. Side Effects There was a public scare about the amount of lead contained in the Greenberry flavor 4.

In Consumerlab reported that the shake contained excessively high amounts of lead. Since then, Shakeology has changed its recipe and Consumerlab approved the flavor. How to Contact Beachbody offers email and live chat for customers to reach their company. Both of those options can be reached by clicking here. The calorie count may also benefit weight loss, depending on how many other outside sources you add to the shake.

Shakeology Shakes reviewed by Lisa May 24, rated 3 of 5. Beverly Boyd December 2nd, On the nutrition facts listed here there are 17 grams of carbs. Orson September 11th, Where is the pea protein sourced? Molly August 3rd, I tried shakeology for a month and had to force the awful stuff down.

Wes May 6th, I bought the sampler pack of shakeology, because like most people I too was skeptical. Carl Smestad June 11th, Are you sure it was Shakeology. If not well it is really bad Rating.

Carl Smestad December 18th, I guess I never tried with just water. I have tried many of these other shakes or meal replacement shakes and they are not even close to when it comes to results Rating. Chad February 16th, I see a lot of folks commenting on the gritty nature of shakeology. Samantha February 15th, the taste is awful!! Zeb July 15th, I was given the chocolate Shakeology to try, and it was the worst tasting thing I let in my mouth in recent memory.

Tiffani February 14th, I added 1 cup of almond milk, greek yogurt, and frozen cherries to the blender. Joan February 14th, Unfortunately this company has some of the worst customer service. Special K December 24th, I was given the chocolate by a beachbody coach.

Sarah September 23rd, I only recently started drinking shakeology in conjunction with the 21 day fix. Dana August 21st, This is a great product, taste is fantastic as long as it is mixed properly. Dee August 17th, I have tried , and now Shakeology.

Tessa July 19th, My sis gave me some when I ran out of my regular brand. Julie June 14th, Can you tell me if it contains sucralose or other artificial sweetener? Jackie May 20th, I love Shakeology! Nicole May 9th, The flavor is terrible. Neva August 16th, Is Optimum Nutrition the brand of shake with the 1 gram of sugar and 24 grams of protein? Josephine May 7th, I ordered the chocolate shakeology and signed up as a coach to receive it at the discounted price.

Annie September 14th, I only like the strawberry and I have to add a banana and milk to make it ok. Erin Tarleton August 12th, Love the info on your site. Debbie July 28th, The taste is awful.

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Petite portions are less intimidating for many older individuals. Many older individuals take a regimen of prescription and over-the-counter drugs and perhaps vitamins and supplements.

This combination may conflict on its own, producing dangerous adverse effects and possibly damaging otherwise functioning organs and systems. Nutritional drinks feature high levels of vitamins and minerals that can add to this mix within the body and cause further problems.

This sounds healthy, but vitamin K can directly affect the efficacy of blood thinners like Coumadin. The bottom line is that nutrition drinks are a not a magic fix for lack of eating or undernutrition. These products are not bad when used as a dietary aid and supplement to regular meals.

However, they should not be used as meal replacements for elders. She is board certified in Geriatric Medicine and Internal Medicine. Learn what nutrients are most important for seniors and how you can help them adopt healthier eating habits.

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