Just in time for Christmas, I’ve dug up this marvelous painting by world-famous Octavio Ocampo. What at first seems as randomly scattered flock of doves, when observed closer makes a portrait of a beautiful female face. What you probably knew from before – Dove (domesticated Rock Pigeon, usually white in color) is a traditional Christian [...]
As it has been confirmed over and over again, sometimes there is much more to the eye than you can initially perceive. This specially goes for the items that have been featured on Mighty Optical Illusions website. Today’s featured artist comes from Ukraine, and is widely recognized because of his illusory oil paintings. His name [...]
What was your New Year’s Resolution? Do you even remember? And if you do, have you even bothered to follow through with it? Research shows that only 12% of people actually follow through with their resolutions and complete the goals they set for themselves at the beginning of the year. Everyone else gives up at [...]
There was this cow… everybody knew she was special, but no one could say why. She wasn’t particularly good at math, she didn’t produce world’s best milk, she didn’t have any connection with world’s most famous chocolate brand to push her in showbiz, yet even in her early days she showed great talent for optical [...]
Each time I post another item to our skull illusions section, I pledge myself it was the last time I did so (as they usually work in pretty much the same way). I fear if I over-bomb you with similar illusions you’ll soon grow tired of them, thus stop visiting this monumental website. However, running [...]
These Heads Up Juice Glasses (which can be found in our partner store) come with two glasses consisted of multiple meaning illusions, one featuring a boy and one featuring a girl, both of which transform into an older version of the same character when flipped upside down.
Pareidolia is what happens when someone sees the Virgin Mary in a piece of toast or Jesus in Google Earth. Essentially, it is the result of our minds taking a random image or sound and turning it in to something more significant. Some scientists, like Carl Sagan, speculate that this message is hard-wired into our [...]
What I’m about to show you shouldn’t strictly be taken into account as optical illusions. Moreover, here and then exceptions are made, specially when something monumental appears – like this time where we have striking, Banksy-like artwork created by Portuguese artist Alexandre Farto. As you see Alexandre… or Andy Wall-hole if you will (which is [...]