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Martin Gardner Paradox Papers paper with numbers in a 4x4 grid is folded into small square, edges cut off, then all even numbers are one way and the odds another, application with cards, Steve Shimm suggestion, tapestry handling, see also p. 521 for Gene Nielson handling, H. E. Dudeney
Inspired by
  • Henry Dudeny puzzle from "Modern Puzzles" (1926)
Related toVariationsAlso published here
July 1971 429
Edmund Rowland News Test newspaper folded and edges cut off, number counted to, Koran's binary newspaper
Related toVariations Aug. 1971 440
Bill Logan More News newspaper folded and edges cut off, number counted to, Koran's binary newspaper
  • The Folding Force
Inspired byRelated to June 1972 525
Danton Century 21 Prediction predicting a chosen headline from newspaper, Koran's binary prediction
Related toVariations 1976
Magick (Issue 159)
Ray Grismer Handy - Torn Newspaper Prediction newspaper torn in thirty-two pieces, number counted to, Koran's binary newspaper
Inspired by 1978 1
Edmund Rowland Edmund Rowland's Center Tear motivation for writing in center
Also published here
  • Magic Wand, Dec. 1954
The Chronicles (Issue 14)
Edmund Rowland Zifferntricks twelve puzzles and tricks with numbers
Also published here
  • Abracadabra #576-579, Feb. 1957
Nov. 1980
Intermagic (Vol. 7 No. 3)
Thomas Alan Waters, Edmund Rowland, Fred Lowe, Robert Harbin X-Positions page is torn in sixteen parts and a piece selected, analysis , ideas on headline predictions
Related to
  • Edmund Rowland in Warlock's "Pentagram" Vol, 7. No.2. P. 11.
  • Fred Lowe in "New Pentagram" Vol. 4, No. 1. P.1.
  • Robert Harbin in "Abra" Vol.7, No. 181. P. 387.
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 2: The Newspaper Test)
Karl Fulves Crazy Quilt credit information
Related to 1993
Verbatim (Issue 9)