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Finally some real entertainment.
This illusion was on BoingBoing.com and is not only an illusion, but a stoner dream-come-true. This one reminds me of those Dr. Seuss hats that that one guy from your high school used to wear every single day.
Coolopticalillusions.com has a lot of garbage like this. Check ‘em out.
We’ve all seen this one before, but I bet you didn’t know that that vase in the center isn’t gold. It’s clear! It’s just filled with urine so it looks gold!
This is a still from the cartoon prequel of the Hollywood movie “Inception.”
It’s optical illusion Tuesday! I was looking through some sites that had optical illusions, and I thought these were worth sharing.
Proof + Explanation: http://web.mit.edu/persci/people…
First time viewers of this display invariably do not see the 16 circles segmented from the background. Rather, they see a series of rectangles that they frequently describe as “door panels”. The illusion pits segmentation cues against what appears to be a very strong prior to interpret the image as a series of 3-D structures “coffers” with closed boundaries. (A coffer is a decorative sunken panel.) It appears that the prior involves both closure and shape-from shading assumptions. The Coffer Illusion is a variation on Gianni Sarcone’s “Op Art illusion”.
You can view their website here: http://illusioncontest.neuralcor…
I’ve also always been fond of those intense animated spirals that you stare into and then everything looks all wobbly when you look around the room. This is probably the best of those: