Try staring at this grid and counting the black dots in total, can’t seem to get them to hold still? Hate to break it to you but, it’s all in your mind. This particular illusion is called The Scintillating Grid. This is an optical illusion which consists of small black squares with white lines containing […]
Just like the title says – go ahead and scroll this image up and down… or you can simply try moving your head up and down, or sideways and observe the magic as it happens right in front of you! This flying square is an alteration of an alteration of an illusion we’ve posted some […]
Here’s an illusion discovered and sent in by one of our fans from Croatia. As it appears both central squares are different in color, but are they really? Apparently, if you try with any other colour the results will appear the same. More similar stuff can be found inside our #color adapting category.
In order to successfully run highly popular blog such as this one, one has to make early peace with the fact he can’t make everyone happy at all times. There just isn’t that many different old-school illusions to keep your interest (without recycling) – so I have to become creative here and then. Sometimes I […]
Let me tell you a little secret, one I already hinted in my earlier article – I wrote this post on Christmas where I also attached a timer to it, so that it auto-publishes while I’m still away enjoying my vacation. I always considered this similar to cheating, so to ease my guilt let me […]
Wow! If you manage to overcome the fact how aggressively this illusion plays with your eyes, you just might discover how beautiful and effective it really is! If you further ignore reality, and act like nothing similar was posted on this site before (imagine you saw this type of illusion for the first time in your […]
Today’s optical illusion animation is called “The Mutually Interfering Shapes” and was originally created by Maarten Wijntjes, Robert Volcic and Tomas Knapen in 2008 for Illusion of The Year contest hosted by the Vision Sciences Society. This is how authors themselves described the effect: “A circle’s a circle and a square’s a square, right? Wrong! […]
Let me share an interesting find originally titled “This Optical Trick Is Annoying the Hell Out of Me” by Gizmodo. I had this animation on my hard for a while, but before I learnt how to reduce it’s size to a minimum (while at the same time being able to retain decent quality of the […]