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TED Talks: Season 2013

2013x173 Apollo Robbins: The art of misdirection
TV-PG

  • 2013-09-13T04:00:00Z on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

Hailed as the greatest pickpocket in the world, Apollo Robbins studies the quirks of human behavior as he steals your watch. In a hilarious demonstration, Robbins samples the buffet of the TEDGlobal 2013 audience, showing how the flaws in our perception make it possible to swipe a wallet and leave it on its owner’s shoulder while they remain clueless.

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