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Magical Faberge flower valued at £1 million – Antiques Roadshow – BBC One

We call it the regimental jewel. The regiment, the Worcestershire Yeomanry, later to become the Queen’s own Worcestershire Hussars, was formed in 1794 to protect these shores against a Napoleonic invasion. It was agreed that the regiment should serve only within the United Kingdom. However, in 1899, when the Boer War was going badly, it…

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Why These Magic: The Gathering Cards Are Worth $27,000

(lively music playing) – So Magic: The Gathering is the godfather of trading card games. And the idea of the game was to give you something to do while you’re at a Comic Con. So while you’re waiting to see your favorite artist, or to see your favorite actor, or to see a panel by…

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Victoria Elizabeth, the transgender magician from Newham – Londoner #25

I first started getting in to magic when I was a little kid. Paul Daniels was on telly at the time so I used to get magic books from the book club at school. When I decided to become a magician, I largely wanted to become that lady there in this lovely white dress with…

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Faster than a calculator | Arthur Benjamin | TEDxOxford

Translator: Mohammed Basheer Reviewer: Nadine Hennig Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, my name is Art Benjamin and I am a “mathemagician”. What that means is I combine my loves of math – or I should say maths – and magic to do what I call “mathemagics”. But before I get started, I’ve got a quick…

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