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The Disappearing Dot Illusion:  We bet you can’t see all 12 at once

The Disappearing Dot Illusion: We bet you can’t see all 12 at once

Relatively Interesting September 12, 2016 0

The Disappearing Dots Illusion is making the Internet insane.  There are 12 black dots at the intersections in the image below, but we bet that your brain won’t let you see them all at once.

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The Brick Wall Illusion – if you haven’t seen it yet, here’s the answer…

The Brick Wall Illusion – if you haven’t seen it yet, here’s the answer…

Relatively Interesting May 18, 2016 2

Yet another optical illusion has made the rounds on the information superhighway and social networks.  It is known as the brick wall illusion, and admittedly, had us stumped.  Completely.  In fact, it wasn’t till

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Optical Illusions: Why seeing Isn’t Always Believing

Optical Illusions: Why seeing Isn’t Always Believing

Relatively Interesting February 10, 2016 0

We all like to think we can trust our own eyes. But if you’ve ever experienced an optical illusion, you know sometimes things aren’t always as they appear. Take this image, for example: Source:

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How do levitating street performers work?

How do levitating street performers work?

Relatively Interesting February 9, 2015 24

If you’ve had the opportunity to travel around the world, then at some point you may have encountered “levitating” street performers.  The “floating man illusion” is usually set up with one or two people.  In

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Here’s an impressive magic trick anyone can do.

Here’s an impressive magic trick anyone can do.

Relatively Interesting January 23, 2015 0

This magic trick is known as “the mysterious floating orb“.  It is performed by none other than Weird Al, so you know it’s got to be good.  Observe… study it… and you might just

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10 Optical Illusion Animated Gifs

10 Optical Illusion Animated Gifs

Relatively Interesting December 3, 2014 5

Optical illusions are wonderful because they serve as a simple reminder that our brains can easily be tricked into seeing things that may or may not be true.  When our brains misinterpret data by taking

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The Hidden Tiger Puzzle

The Hidden Tiger Puzzle

Relatively Interesting November 28, 2014 3

The Hidden Tiger Puzzle… This optical illusion was created by American wildlife artist Rusty Rust. It shows a majestic Bengal Tiger standing in a bamboo forest.  Your mission, should you choose to accept it,

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You Must See These Sidewalk Chalk Art Illusions

You Must See These Sidewalk Chalk Art Illusions

Relatively Interesting May 7, 2014 0

For most people, a sidewalk is a convenient way to get from here to there and the best use for an asphalt parking lot is to park your automobile. For a sidewalk chalk artist,

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Warning:  Watching this video can give you hallucinations

Warning: Watching this video can give you hallucinations

Relatively Interesting April 25, 2014 8

This “hallucination video” has been carefully designed to create a strong natural hallucination.  Watch it in full screen and in HD for better results. Rest assured, the hallucination will be temporary. Follow the instructions in

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Exposing the Nature of Reality:  The Blocks Illusion

Exposing the Nature of Reality: The Blocks Illusion

Relatively Interesting April 11, 2014 0

Albert Einstein said, “Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.” He was certainly on to something. How do we know if what we experience in the world is “true“? One person’s

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