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  • September 4, 2015
    This is a video of very unhappy looking Zach Mueller performing a bunch of optical illusions with playing cards. Why does he look so unhappy? You're supposed to enjoy your hobbies, not hate them. Maybe he should try knitting. "What are your hobbies, GW?" Video games and al... / Continue →
  • November 17, 2014
    This is the hole-through-the-bicep optical illusion tattoo inked by Paul O'Rourke of Allstar Ink in Limerick, Ireland. No word if that's a leprechaun in the picture, but I have my suspicions. Seems pretty small for a bicep, doesn't it? So this is either a leprechaun or the w... / Continue →
  • January 2, 2014
    Come hither. This is a paper t-rex optical illusion that appears to follow you with its head as you walk around it. Cool, but I still want one of those creepy paintings that follows you with its eyes as you move around the room. "Don't masturbate paintings" I call them. Kee... / Continue →
  • November 18, 2013
    This is David McCracken's 'Diminish and Ascend', a giant aluminum sculpture that looks like a stairway to heaven. It doesn't actually lead to the pearly gates though, it's just an optical illusion. It's really only 30-feet long and 15-feet high and is perched atop a hill at B... / Continue →
  • June 21, 2013
    This picture looks like four different photos, right? Well it's not, it's actually just one carefully constructed scene created and photographed by artist Bela Borsodi. How about that! I wouldn't have believed it either if there wasn't a shot from a different perspective and... / Continue →
  • April 16, 2012
    This is a picture of a boat that looks like it's hovering in midair. It's not though, it's just an optical illusion caused by magic. And you know what else is caused by magic? "Don't even say it, GW." Boners. It's true -- Gandalf told me! Hit the jump for another exampl... / Continue →
  • January 25, 2012
    This is Tokyoflash's latest design, the $179 Kisai Optical Illusion. Clever name. The time is always visible by training your eyes to pick out the bars that are traveling in the opposite direction as all the others. Oooooooor by cheating and pushing the touchscreen so the re... / Continue →
  • August 18, 2011
    This is an optical illusion being performed by an overturned trash can casting a shadow on a checkered picnic blanket, making it a far superior magician than you could ever be. That's pretty much all I have to say about this. Kidding, I actually have a grande finale planned. ... / Continue →
  • July 15, 2011
    Seriously, just watch it, if only for a couple seconds. This is a video of guitar strings being plucked shot from inside the guitar with an iPhone 4. Apparently the timing of the iPhone's camera shutter makes the strings' oscillations look all CRAXY AS F***. Craxy is the n... / Continue →
  • February 16, 2011
    Water goes up and comes back down -- can't explain that. This is a video of a guy who built a functional version of M.C. Escher's iconic eye-bending waterfall. Don't ask me how it works, but I suspect it has something to do with a carefully designed optical illusion (like thi... / Continue →
  • October 22, 2010
    Note: Video of the trickery after the jump. This is an image of a boombox created out of cassette tape that only looks like a boombox when viewed from the proper angle. Otherwise it just looks like a bunch of metallic rat turds strewn across a kitchen floor. That said, I wat... / Continue →
  • October 12, 2010
    Stare at the center of the spinner for 30-seconds and then immediately look away from your monitor at your hand. What'd you see? Because I saw my fingers going all nitrous "WAH WAH WAH" on me, and then vomit coming out from under my nose. After that, my eyes got watery. MAG... / Continue →
  • September 9, 2010
    Seen here luring an unsuspecting pederast out of his candy-laden vehicle, Canada is experimenting with the optical illusion of a child playing as an alternative to speed bumps and moose to help discourage speeding. I can see it now: "Damn -- look at how big that girl's shoes--... / Continue →
  • May 25, 2010
    Because sharks aren't scary enough, apparently some of them can appear invisible while underwater. Awesome, I'm never showering again. Not scared yet? Well, one of the invisible shark species is nicknamed the phantom hunter of the fjords. The real name of the phantom hunt... / Continue →
  • March 8, 2010
    Don't watch for too long or you will have a seizure. Or, oh I dunno, THE MOST INTENSE ORGANISM OF YOUR LIFE. What? No I don't reread things for grammatical errors. DAMMIT JIM I'M A SCIENTIST, NOT AN ENGLISH MAJOR. Stereo Dino Optical Illusion [moillusions] Thanks Vee, I l... / Continue →
  • July 15, 2009
    Style Your Garage covers are printed tarps made to attach to your garage door to make it appear your garage is something it's not. For example, this one makes it look like you're running a rotisserie chicken business. But the fun doesn't stop there! Hit the jump to see a bun... / Continue →
  • February 27, 2008
    WARNING:LOOK AWAY OR SCROLL DOWN IF YOU'RE GETTING SICK OR HAVING A SEIZURE. Walter Anthony creates optical illusions. The one there in the picture is called The Purple Nurple Optical Illusion and it made me puke up a grilled cheese sandwich, some southern style potato salad,... / Continue →