Today's post, Mundane Magic was originally published on 31 October 2008. A summary (taken from the LW wiki):
A list of abilities that would be amazing if they were magic, or if only a few people had them.
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This reminds me of Lyra from My Little Pony. Specifically, in fanon. She actually has Multidimensional Kinesis. Like all unicorns, she's telekinetic. She doesn't have the fine motor control humans get with their hands, though. She really wishes she did.