Watch CBSN Live

Check out some stupefying card tricks on display (and not in the way you might think)

(CBS News) When most people think of the term "card tricks," they usually imagine a series of magic performances on display. The above video, while demonstrating a series of "card tricks", is probably not what you're expecting at all, though. Go ahead and check it out to see what I mean.

Mesmerizing, right?  The series of amazing "card flourishes" entitled "Odd Man Out - Spencer Clark" was posted by Ladislas Toubart, who has more videos demonstrating this unique skill along with tutorials if you'd like to learn how to do them yourself. I have a hunch it takes a bit of time and practice to achieve this impressive level, though. Just a feeling.  But if you'd like to learn or simply see more work by Ladislas Toubart, you can check out his YouTube page by clicking here.

UPDATE: Commenter bobnjersey helpfully notes below that the technique is known as "xcm or extreme card manipulation". Thanks so much for the letting us know, bobnjersey!
View CBS News In
CBS News App Open
Chrome Safari Continue