Magician David Blaine

Magician David Blaine performs a demonstration of his upcoming performance "Electrified" during a press briefing in New York. During the performance Blaine will wear a custom made metal suit while standing on a 20-foot-high (6 meters) platform on New York City's Pier 54 on the edge of the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLTRA00001060" title="Hudson River" href="/topic/environmental-issues/hudson-river-PLTRA00001060.topic">Hudson River</a> while surrounded by seven metallic orbs, or tesla coils, that will stream 1 million volts of electricity around him for 3 days and nights.

( Reuters photo / October 2, 2012 )

Magician David Blaine performs a demonstration of his upcoming performance "Electrified" during a press briefing in New York. During the performance Blaine will wear a custom made metal suit while standing on a 20-foot-high (6 meters) platform on New York City's Pier 54 on the edge of the Hudson River while surrounded by seven metallic orbs, or tesla coils, that will stream 1 million volts of electricity around him for 3 days and nights.

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