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2019 Finalists | Best Illusion of the Year Contest
Some really cool ones, the winner especially stands out.
opticalillusion  via:reddit 
9 weeks ago by mcherm
Quick D: Ambiguous Cylinder - YouTube
An optical illusion that is incredibly striking and is done with actual physical objects, but only works from one angle.
opticalillusion  via:reddit 
february 2019 by mcherm
This Hilarious Optical Illusion for Birds Could Save Your Life
Moving googley eyes create an optional illusion for raptors and can be used to scare them away from an airport.
animals  opticalillusion  vision  via:reddit 
december 2018 by mcherm
Uncoiling the spiral: Maths and hallucinations |
Common visual patterns seen by those affected by drugs or those who are dying can be explained by understanding the geometry of visual processing in the brain.
vision  brain  opticalillusion  via:reddit 
december 2018 by mcherm
We Made a Tool So You Can Hear Both Yanny and Laurel - The New York Times
An auditory illusion: this sounds like "laurel" to some people and "yanny" to others. NY Times built a slider so you can make it more like one or the other.
opticalillusion  nytimes  via:HackerNews 
may 2018 by mcherm
The Missing Fundamental | Electronic Ramblings
This one is actually an auditory illusion not an optical one.
opticalillusion  via:HackerNews 
april 2018 by mcherm
Same Color illusion
A very strong "color correction for shadows" illusion.
opticalillusion  via:reddit 
may 2017 by mcherm
What Little Babies See That You No Longer Can - Scientific American Blog Network
Adults (and kids) lose the ability to discern absolute intensity and color, in favor of relative intensity.
vision  opticalillusion  color  via:HackerNews 
february 2016 by mcherm
McCullough Effect - an optical illusion that can persist for months!
An optical illusion that can persist for months! No one quite knows how it works.
opticalillusion  via:SlateStarCodex 
february 2016 by mcherm
Bees & Bombs
A tumblr with really cool animations.
via:boingboing  visualisation  opticalillusion 
april 2014 by mcherm
The blue and the green spirals
An optical illusion of color perception that is extremely striking.
color  opticalillusion  via:slate  slate 
october 2013 by mcherm
Optical illusion: train moves both ways - Boing Boing
An illusion, the train can be imagined to be going either way.
opticalillusion  vision  via:boingboing 
may 2013 by mcherm
Vantage Tees — Home
Tee shirts with optical illusions on them.
opticalillusion  via:boingboing 
may 2012 by mcherm
Optical Illusions
Optical illusions. But there may be a trick involved.
color  opticalillusion  via:boingboing  funny 
january 2012 by mcherm
New Scientist TV: Best videos of 2010: The progress bar illusion
Using an optical illusion to make a progress bar appear to go faster than it is really going.
via:RoyBeatty  ui  opticalillusion  usability 
december 2010 by mcherm

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