If you've seen The Bad Science Show or the Matrix or that one episode of Supernatural, then you'll know how powerful the idea of spoon bending is.
A mysterious figure takes a spoon, stares at it, and—seconds later—it begins to twitch and bend.
It's surprising just how many people believe this is a real demonstration of supernatural abilities. It's not only possible to do WITHOUT any psychic powers, it is incredibly easy.
Here are the basics:
If you'd like to learn more, I highly recommend you check out the work of Banachek, one of the most gifted mentalists in the world.