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Houdini

A computer chip compatible with both IBM and Apple computers. A Houdini helps facilitate business between companies (or persons within a company) using different types of computers.
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Ever the illusionist, however, he first sent a car along containing a look-a-like in swimming costume, and while the police were busy dealing with the impostor, Houdini climbed up onto one of the bridge's buttresses and lept into the water below.
The film, written by Nicholas Meyer ("The Informant'') and directed by Uli Edel ("The Mists of Avalon''), repeatedly suggests psychological forces prompted Houdini to keep pushing himself toward more and more dangerous tricks, without really offering much of a reason why.
At rst Houdini tried to duck the challenge, claiming he only attempted to escape from regulation police cus.
It's a beautiful tale of hope and magic inspired by my own family stories and, of course, the real-life visits of Houdini to Newport.
That's why I created Doghouse Houdini," says the veteran PR professional turned gift guru.
I have greatly enjoyed the collaborative process on Houdini," Jackman was quoted as saying in a statement, according to (http://www.
Worldwide Computer Products News-14 August 2001-Sun and Side Effects partner to add Solaris support to Houdini animation software (C)1995-2001 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
ROK's Houdini comic is available free of charge for iPad and iPhone at http://itunes.
The Buried Alive challenge, which takes place in March, is one that Houdini failed to meet, says Antony.
Mr Dunning wrote: "I certify that today Mr Harry Houdini showed his abilities in releasing himself from restraint.
That would make it almost impossible to be passed in a kiss, or smuggled to Houdini in a glass of water.
And did Houdini really have to be rescued by a cleaner when he got locked in the backstage toilets?