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Optical Illusion

A Photo That Mike Pence Posted To Twitter Is Freaking People Out

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 07.18.2016 | Weird News

Mike Pence is already melting our minds. It’s only been a day since Donald Trump announced that the Indiana governor would be his running mate. But ...

There's A Good Chance Your Brain Will Fall For This Color Trick

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 06.24.2016 | Science

Focus on the green dot and you just might learn something. Your brain is pretty remarkable when it comes to deciphering colors, but it does have the a...

There's More To This Car Seat Than Meets The Eye

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.15.2016 | Science

It's not all black and white. A photo of a gray car seat now has the internet seeing red, thanks to a clever optical illusion. This car seat brainteas...

Why Your Brain Tricks You Into Thinking These Stationary Circles Are Moving

The Huffington Post | Bahar Gholipour | Posted 06.08.2016 | Science

The Pinna illusion is one of the best examples of why you should never fully trust your brain. It’s also the subject of two new studies that used br...

3 Women In Body Paint Are In This Picture Of A Lone Wolf

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 06.08.2016 | Good News

This will give you paws. A painting that appears to be of a howling wolf is actually three women covered in body paint. Artist Johannes Stötter has u...

Cat With A Hole In Its Side Is The Trippiest Optical Illusion Ever

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 06.06.2016 | Good News

Hole-y moly, this is a serious head-scratcher! Twitter user @hanamomoact, who lives in the United Arab Emirates, recently shared photos of a cat that...

This Optical Illusion Hugging Photo Will Make Your Brain Melt

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 05.27.2016 | Good News

Warning: you will experience feelings of confusion after looking at the lower half of this photo. Reddit user Blood_Reaper shared a photo of a hug th...

'Inception'-Themed Math Book Cover Drives Internet Haywire

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 05.23.2016 | Weird News

how the fuck are they already on the textbook if theyre posing for it pic.twitter.com/fkpP9HTWnk— ️ (@riarklerise) May 19, 2016 As far as m...

The Brick Wall Illusion That's Messing With Everyone’s Minds

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 05.17.2016 | Weird News

This mind-bending optical illusion is puzzling thousands on the Internet. At first glance, the photograph appears to be of a regular brick wall: ...

The Internet Is Freaking Out Over This Train Track Optical Illusion

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 04.08.2016 | Good News

Here's one video that'll stop you in your tracks. Marc Settle, a BBC academy trainer who lives in London, shared a mind-blowing video of an optical i...

One Artist's Magical Obsession With Creating 'Secret Friends'

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.15.2016 | Arts

Sometimes, we all need a friend. Thankfully, all you need is a pen of some kind to bring your very own secret friend into existence. And, of course, a...

When An Optical Illusion Turns Your Arm Into a Gigantic Penis

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 11.23.2015 | Comedy

It's an X-rated version of #thedress. At first glance, it may seem as if these British children's TV entertainers have been photo-bombed by a gigantic...

Illusionists Reveal Trick To Creating Your Favorite Optical Illusions

The Huffington Post | Elisabeth Brier | Posted 09.08.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Many illusionists insist on never revealing their secrets. But lucky for HuffPost Live, illusion artists Raymond Crowe, Jonathan Goodwin and James Mor...

Which Nail Polish Color Matches #TheShoe? It's #TheDress All Over Again.

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 07.10.2015 | Style

#TheDress debacle may have been a low point in human history, but it seems as though we've arrived at another great mystery of our time: #TheShoe. In...

Delicate Feathers Made From Thousands Of Interwoven Nude Bodies

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.06.2015 | Arts

Can you spot the nude? Artist Angelo Musco creates digital images of feathers floating in midair -- weightless, delicate, airy and otherworldly. Ho...

Explosive Illusions

Frank Browning | Posted 05.30.2015 | Arts
Frank Browning

The sun was up. A weekday. Seemed the perfect moment to cycle over to see the new blockbuster exhibit of Diego Velasquez, the 17th century Spanish master whose works are scarcely known in France.

The (Second) Best Color Optical Illusion You'll See All Week

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 02.27.2015 | Arts

This article originally appeared on Slate. By Phil Plait Via my evil twin Richard Wiseman comes one of the best color optical illusions I have e...

This Optical Illusion Will Make Your Eyes Bulge And Your Brain Burst

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 01.09.2015 | Arts

This article originally appeared on Slate. By Phil Plait I love optical illusions, especially ones where you know what your eyes are telling your ...

This Bizarre, 16th Century Illusion Painter Is Slowly Making A Comeback

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.04.2014 | Arts

Stare into a Giuseppe Arcimboldo painting, and you'll find yourself gazing into a wormhole of bibelots and gimcrackery. Bits of household items mesh w...

Have You Ever Stepped Inside An Optical Illusion?

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.16.2014 | Arts

Even just setting your eyes upon an optical illusion can be a disorienting experience. Just imagine what it would be like to be fully engulfed within ...

Go Ahead, Try To Wrap Your Mind Around This Optical Illusion Painting

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.09.2014 | Arts

This is a painting. Within the painting, are several other paintings. Keith Haring, Roy Lichtenstein, Damien Hirst. But, tilt your head and the...

This Is NOT A Pool

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.17.2014 | Arts

Jeroen Bisscheroux's "POOL, loss of color" might look like a mere Kodak opportunity. From the perfect angle, the massive, 50-foot long, three-dimensio...

This Juggler Created An Utterly Mesmerizing Optical Illusion With Just Four Rings

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 04.14.2014 | Arts

French juggler and illusionist Lindzee Poi has released this video titled "Amelymeloptical illusion" involving just four rings and a whole lot of visu...

This Optical Illusion Tree Is About To Blow Your Mind

Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

Somewhere in Potsdam, Germany, a single, painted tree is blowing minds of passersby (and YouTube viewers) en masse. Graphic designer Daniel Sierin...

Yes, This Is An Optical Illusion

Posted 12.26.2013 | Comedy

You won't believe it until you get to the end of the video, but this cardboard Tyrannosaurus rex doesn't actually turn its head to look at you -- it's...