Tag: illusion

Dec 18, 2014

Weird Al’s Mysterious Floating Orb May Surprise You

Weird Al’s Mysterious Floating Orb May Surprise You

A simple magic trick you can try yourself after watching this vid! In the video description Weird Al credits Justin Willman for first showing him the trick.

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Nov 20, 2014

Picture of the Day: Trippiest Tattoo Ever

Picture of the Day: Trippiest Tattoo Ever

Artwork by Paul O’Rourke Tattoo artist Paul O’Rourke recently completed this amazing geometric tattoo in a single 2.5 hour session. The artist works out of the Allstar Tattoo shop in Limerick City, Ireland. What a trip! You can see more of Paul’s fantastic artwork on Facebook and Instagram. via Paul O’Rourke Tattoos on…

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Nov 14, 2014

The Best Cup and Balls Routine You’ll See Today

The Best Cup and Balls Routine You’ll See Today

Watch French magician Yann Frisch perform his signature cup and ball routine on the television show Vivement Dimanche. The segment originally aired on 22 December 2013. For those interested in studying the sleight of hand and misdirection techniques seen in this video, press the little ‘gear’ button and watch it a slower speed! …

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Sep 22, 2014

Street Performers in South Africa Do Amazing Floating Hat Trick

Street Performers in South Africa Do Amazing Floating Hat Trick

This is awesome! Street performers in Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa make their hats float with an ingenious technique and plenty of style. Filmed by Kim Davidson.

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Sep 8, 2014

This is the Cafe Wall Illusion

This is the Cafe Wall Illusion

The café wall illusion is a geometrical-optical illusion in which the parallel straight dividing lines between staggered rows with alternating black and white “bricks” appear to be sloped. [Graphic above by Fibonacci] Reported by Richard Gregory and Priscilla Heard in 1979, Gregory recalls: It was noted some time ago (Gregory 1973) by a then…

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Aug 1, 2014

Hidden Patterns and the Straight-Lined Circle Illusion

Hidden Patterns and the Straight-Lined Circle Illusion

The circular motion in this video is not what it seems… Just another example of hidden patterns in plain sight! A great illusion from YouTube mind-melter brusspup. Credit for original creation of this illusion goes to: Arthur Shapiro and Alex Rose-Henig of American University, USA

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Jul 2, 2014

This Looks Like a Regular Painting Until You See It from Another Angle

This Looks Like a Regular Painting Until You See It from Another Angle

This painting is not what it seems and it’s only when you look at it from a different angle that it becomes apparent. The artwork is known as a “reverspective” and was originally created by British artist Patrick Hughes. This particular artwork was done by Brian Weavers and is currently on display at the…

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