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Media Manipulation Optical Illusion

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I Become My Resting Place - Alan M. Clark

Alan M. Clark is an Oregon based artist, who drew all three of the beneath shown paintings. The first one, titled “I Become My Resting Place” inspired F. Paul Wilson in writing the story Anna. Later it was reused as cover art for Black October Magazine. I’ve never heard for any of them, but thought […]

Check the animation below, or simply click this image

Here’s an interesting approach to original Lilac Chaser illusion, invented many years ago… Wait for the animation to load, and concentrate on the center dot for a minute or so. Normally the skulls are disappearing in a clock-wise direction, but if you manage to stay still and concentrated, you will experience an afterimage of the […]

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I couldn’t resist posting this one, after I first saw it yesterday! The image below is part of the Motivational Posters subculture, subtitled “When you see it, you’ll sh*t bricks”. Good thing about it, is its strong connection with a certain optical illusion phenomenon. So before you check some hints (at the end of this […]

When you see it, you will be terrified!

I’ve modified the original caption used with this image to be more appropriate for our audience. The original said something like: “When you see it, you will SH*T bricks“. If you are well introduced in Internet subculture, you will quickly recognize the previous line is heavily used within those motivational posters (link). This is where […]

Two Heads are better than one, ayeh?

I heard some advices how I should develop “Optical Illusion of The Day” app for iPhone/iPod Touch. Are you kidding me? We already did this :) It was our main news months ago. If you look a little bit closer (just below the header), you may even notice the “iphone app” link. Now that we […]

Seeing optical illusion in this “new” poster for Mati Suri movie, shouldn’t be too hard. It works in the same way Premonition poster did, only there are skulls (again). If you want to know how the blog migration is going, well… I have exported all the posts, and 33,000 comments so far (22,000 more). My […]

Few of you will remember that we had something very similar two years ago. Probably you won’t be satisfied with the fact that so many similar optical illusions are often posted to this site. Please bear in mind that as this community grows, we get more and more regular visitors that never saw our archives. […]