Professional pickpocket Apollo Robbins on the art of misdirection

Sleight-of-hand artist Apollo Robbins steals things for a living. In this captivating TED video, he explains how treating people's attention as a limited resource keeps him employed. » 9/18/13 7:40am 9/18/13 7:40am

Pickpocket master Apollo Robbins reveals how to steal someone's watch

Check out this fantastic video on professional pickpocket Apollo Robbins (pictured above) — a man so talented at his craft, psychiatrists, neuroscientists, and the military have studied his techniques for what they reveal about the nature of human attention. » 1/14/13 2:40pm 1/14/13 2:40pm