This is a video of magician/illusionist David Blane performing his ice pick through the hand trick for fame astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson and famed musician Pharrell Williams (who looks like he's about to pass out the whole time). Does he actually put the pick through his hand? It sure looks like it. And Pharrell Williams screaming sure sounds like a squeaky toy. I think David had a hole drilled through his hand and then covers it with prosthetic skin (it's so elastic) to perform the trick.
If you've ever listened to StarTalk radio, then you'll know that its host, famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, has a great sense of humor. But deGrasse Tyson also has a serious side, which he reveals time and again in his book...
This might be really wrong of me, but there's nothing more fun than watching seemingly together, serious, grown-ass adults completely freak out like babies.
Neil deGrasse Tyson is making a game. That alone should be enough to get you pumped. Plus, it’s educational, and who doesn’t love learning from the wonderful, baritone astrophysicist? Neil deGrasse Tyson Presents: […]