Tag: illusion

Feb 28, 2015

The Amazing Barry’s Yoga Magic Trick

The Amazing Barry’s Yoga Magic Trick

Watch magician ‘The Amazing Barry’ perform his yoga magic trick on television.

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Feb 7, 2015

The Fascinating Story Behind Elgin Park, a Fictional 1950s Town Made with Miniatures

The Fascinating Story Behind Elgin Park, a Fictional 1950s Town Made with Miniatures

Elgin Park is a lot of things: a 1950’s utopia, a fantastical world, and an optical illusion. Artist Michael Paul Smith’s (featured previously) imaginative town – composed entirely of miniatures – delighted audiences worldwide when his photo series went viral. For the first time, the documentary Elgin Park dives into the life of this…

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Jan 22, 2015

This is Why Kids are the Best Audience for Magic Tricks

This is Why Kids are the Best Audience for Magic Tricks

A father makes a toy insect disappear and reappear, much to the astonishment of his baffled daughter. This is why kids are the best audience for magic tricks! Although dogs are pretty entertaining too :)

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Jan 8, 2015

Picture of the Day: Floating on a Cloud

Picture of the Day: Floating on a Cloud

Photograph by gameadd1kt on reddit Low hanging fog has made this large container ship appear to be floating on a cloud. The photo was taken from an airplane window by reddit user gameadd1kt, somewhere near Tacoma, Washington. Aside from that, details are sparse but it’s an interesting optical illusion! via gameadd1kt on reddit…

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Jan 5, 2015

These Artworks Come to Life When You Place a Mirror On It

These Artworks Come to Life When You Place a Mirror On It

István Orosz is a Hungarian artist best known for his fantastic anamorphic art. The distorted pieces come to life when a cylindrical mirror is placed atop the artwork; seemingly abstract imagery transforms into detailed and realistic figures and faces. Orosz graduated from the University of Arts and Design in Budapest in 1975. After graduation…

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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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