Our lead off video comes from NBC’s Today Show and features Max Major talking about his years living with a mysterious ailment and how a diagnosis changed his life.

Malaysia’s The Star has a piece on Iranian magician Mahdi Moudinihttps://www.facebook.com/mahdimoudini and his eighth Merlin Award.

On a much sadder note, AFP via Yahoo has confirmed police recovered the body of Chanchal Lahiri.

Please remember, whether you are a performer or simply a magic fan, danger acts are actually dangerous.