This ad for the generosity of a woman bra brand (try repeating this quickly!) is based upon a well-known optical illusion. Will men fall for this one? YouTube link Seen on YLoveIllusions.com.
The rock band Soulwax created an album with a nice optical illusion for its cover. You will have a move and squint your eyes a little to fully perceive the effect. Source: Neatorama.
Where are the shadows? Where is the sun? This simple optical illusion could let you think that MC Escher did not survived to 2008. Source: Erathic Eric via Dump Trumpet.
On the one side “Teach”, on the other “Learn”. Is it all simply an illusion? Ask teachers and students.
Will you be able to read the text? Maybe you do not have perfectly good eyes and you should blink a little.
V838 Monoceroti Expansion (Hubble) It wasn’t anything interesting until it happened but the star V838 Monoceroti, which had simply sat in obscurity, flared up in 2002 to become 600,000 more luminous than our own Sun. It didn’t take long for the star to fade back into the darkness but the Hubble Space Telescope managed to… Read More
Let’s forget optical illusions for a moment. I’d like to dream. But illusions come back immediately, thanks to Eugen Erhan. YouTube link
Put some fluorescent dye in water, let water droplets go and synchronize a stroboscopic light. You can get anyhting you want and it looks like magic. YouTube link
One very cool optical illusion of a fade to black… and white. YouTube link And there’s another one very similar but with a different image: a waterfall.
Graphic artist and painter MC Escher produced a few very interesting paintings and engravings. But today, I give you the opportunity to see it differently. Bring on the video! Source: Magic Design.
In the year 1956, “the Dutch graphic artist M.C. Escher made an unusual lithograph with the title ‘Print Gallery’. It shows a young man viewing a print in an exhibition gallery. Amongst the buildings depicted on the print, he sees paradoxically the very same gallery that he is standing in.” The term was coined by… Read More