Originally posted by Bill Mullins:
Why take something as sublime as one of these objects and muck it up with a magic trick?
Beacause it IS a magic trick.
"Look at this... go ahead, open the box; see how the opening of the drawer is uppermost? Close it again and rotate it a quarter turn. Good, now open it again. See? It's still open on the top! Cool, huh?"
Unlike the many other impossible objects seen at this website, the Wonder Box requires active physical demonstation to reveal its curious nature. If that's not at least ONE definition of a "magic trick", then I don't what is.