Best of CH 2014: Cool Hunting Video

Highlighting our favorite videos of the year, from street magic to empathetic robots

Cuddling up with friends and family to watch some home videos is a classic holiday pastime, and the CH family can’t help but get nostalgic by revisiting some of our own greatest videos this year. With camera in tow, the CH video team had the fortunate opportunity to explore creative processes, discover hidden whereabouts and participate in some pretty exclusive experiences this year. From a …

Cool Hunting Video: Art of Cardistry

Dan and Dave Buck, a dynamic duo who elevated card flourishing to new levels

For the third video in our Lincoln Hello Again Series we traveled to Los Angeles, CA to spend a few days with Dan and Dave Buck, twin brothers with a shared passion for magic. Interested in illusion from a young age, the pair are not typical performers—they won’t be levitating or sawing anyone in two anytime soon. Instead they practice cardistry, an incredible blend of …

Cool Hunting Video: Magician Doug McKenzie

Street magic meets technology with mind-bending performances from this contemporary illusionist

For the second video from our Lincoln Hello Again Series, we spent several days with an enchanting man. Doug McKenzie (who has produced magic for the likes of David Blaine) is one of the world’s premiere close-up magic artists. But Doug’s interest in the illusion goes far beyond typical street magic; he has made it his mission to incorporate new technologies into his work, making …