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Cruising through New York in style. Photo: YouTube/PrankVsPrank Cruising through New York in style. Photo: YouTube/PrankVsPrank
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Nothing says Halloween like Disney's Aladdin riding his magic carpet through the streets of New York City.

For this holiday-themed viral video, the YouTube channel PrankVsPrank built a special magic carpet out of a skateboard and a remote control. They built a frame out of piping and attached it to the skateboard. The results look surprisingly like a carpet floating through traffic.

The spectacle caught a lot of people staring on the street, mystified by how the process worked.

Online, the video has gone viral with almost 2 million views on YouTube since its posting Friday, and thousands of shares on Facebook.

The video is directed by Casey Neistat and stars Jesse Wellens as Aladdin.

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