Tag: illusion

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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Jun 17, 2014

OK Go’s Newest Video is 4 Minutes of Non-Stop Optical Illusions

OK Go’s Newest Video is 4 Minutes of Non-Stop Optical Illusions

OK Go’s newest song/video The Writing’s On the Wall, is 4 minutes of non-stop optical illusions. This catchy compendium of visual trickery will leave you convinced that your eyes can (and will) play tricks on you. The ambitious video took nearly three weeks to assemble and over 50 takes to nail. The single is…

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Jun 3, 2014

4 Audio Illusions That Will Mess With Your Brain

4 Audio Illusions That Will Mess With Your Brain

We all know our eyes can play tricks on us. After watching this you may not trust your ears either! Watch (and listen) as the crew at AsapSCIENCE explain four classic audio illusions in rapid-fire succession.

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May 26, 2014

Takeshi Murata’s Hypnotic Liquid Metal Orb

Takeshi Murata’s Hypnotic Liquid Metal Orb

At Frieze New York 2014, Ratio 3 debuted Melter 3-D (64 x 22 x 22 inches), a sculptural animation by Takeshi Murata. Presented as a single object under controlled lighting, Melter 3-D is a metallic sphere that produces the illusion of perpetual liquid flow across its surface. In an interview with Visionaire, Murata explains:…

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Apr 2, 2014

Magic Tricks for Dogs Part 2 is Here

Magic Tricks for Dogs Part 2 is Here

Finnish magician and mentalist Jose Ahonen is back with more magic tricks for dogs and they are just as confused as ever (watch pt 1 here). If they do a pt. 3, I humbly request they show the dogs eventually getting their treats, otherwise it’s just cruel! Let us know which reaction was your…

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Mar 28, 2014

This Is Not A Parrot. Not Even Close

This Is Not A Parrot. Not Even Close

Artwork by Johannes Stötter Website | Facebook This is not a parrot. It’s not a macaw either. It’s actually a person, whose body has been painted by 2012 Body painting world champion Johannes Stötter (featured previously). While models must remain still for long periods of time, the paint itself is breathable. The fine art…

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Mar 22, 2014

Magic Tricks for Dogs

Magic Tricks for Dogs

Finnish magician and mentalist Jose Ahonen was curious to know how dogs would respond to a disappearing treat. Their reactions are predictably adorable, although I would have thought they would have been able to sniff out the treat. Maybe they eventually did and just edited that part out! Let us know which reaction was…

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