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Video. Although clearly a clever artist in his own right, James Nolan Gandy shows that even the artistically-challenged can produce a masterpiece with some clever engineering. But just as impressive as Gandy's drawing machines is this timelapse of one in action that makes it appear to draw faster than it actually moves. More »
Hello Moillusions followers. It has been awhile since we have updated some new content. Last month, we received some hilarious news over the cover of… The post Vanity Fair Illusion appeared first on Mighty Optical Illusions.
A week ago I posted a picture of some contrails that seemed like they were rising at a surprisingly steep angle. I got convinced pretty quickly that, in fact, this is just an optical illusion created by a plane coming around the curve of the earth from south of here. And of course, that’s what […]
This is an optical illusion that makes two identical, side-by-side photos of a road look like the roads are actually converging towards the bottom (and diverging at the top). yelling at brain I thought I told you to stop playing tricks...Show More Summary
Optical illusions are awesome. Sometimes it takes a proper angle, light, or some help from Photoshop to make them and create a fascinating effect. But other times, a single photo is enough to play with your mind. When you look at these...Show More Summary
There's no shortage of meticulously crafted illustrations and animations out there if you're looking to tax and perplex your brain, but sometimes optical illusions can happen naturally in the real world. Like when someone put two copies of this same photo side-by-side, resulting in a bizarre illusion where your brain thinks these two roads actually converge. More »
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archiemcphee: The approach of Halloween is the perfect time to check out some of the latest awesome optical illusions created by Japanese art student Hikaru Cho, aka Chooo-San (previously featured here). Chooo-San uses nothing but acrylic...Show More Summary
archiemcphee: The Department of Astonishing Optical illusions can’t take their eyes off this latest creation by Italian fine-art-bodypainter Johannes Stötter (previously featured here). After a 4-hour-long design process, Stötter spent...Show More Summary
archiemcphee: Canadian artist Maskull Lasserre just unveiled an awesome new sculpture that the Department of Astonishing Optical Illusions wants to hang in their office. For his piece entitled Schrodinger’s Wood, Lasserre carved theShow More Summary
It’s actually called the “bezel-free kit,” and it performs its magic trick using no active electronics of any kind. It’s literally just an optical illusion.
We have been on hiatus lately and we truly want to apologize. Things have been quite hectic and we have not been diligent with our… The post One Or Two Face Illusion appeared first on Mighty Optical Illusions.
This clip will once again divide us all. As Reddit has covered this, an optical illusion of four blinking dots. Firstly what we can see… The post 4 Dots Illusion That Can Divide Us all appeared first on Mighty Optical Illusions.
Are the dots in this optical illusion jumping from side to side, jumping up and down, or going around the square? The poster at reddit gave "widdershins" as an option. People see it differently, even though our brains tell up they are only four dots flashing on and off. Show More Summary
We have a fun optical illusion trick for you guys today. You may want to save it for an icebreaker at the bar. How can… The post How Do You Remove One Glass Off This Plate? appeared first on Mighty Optical Illusions.
The mating display of the male bird of paradise owes its optical extravagance to a background so black it is the envy of telescope and solar panel engineers, according to a new study published Jan. 9 in the journal Nature Communications.
If there’s one goal of interior design, it’s to make the most out of your interiors. Sometimes, the space you’re working with is ideally set up and all it takes is a few small tweaks. Other times, you need to consciously work toward changing the entire perception of the room. Show More Summary