optical illusion

What You See in This Salvador Dali Painting Could Reveal How Your Brain Works

By | May 1st, 2016|Categories: Arts & Movies, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

The optical illusion in this Salvador Dali painting could say a lot about how your brain works. Art isn’t always about painting a “pretty” picture. Sometimes art can be horrifying and speak with loud accusations. Art can also be riveting in emotion and cause the viewer to stop and stare in awe at the work [...]

This Surrealist Painter Creates Amazing Optical Illusions

By | April 30th, 2015|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought|Tags: , |

Surrealist painter Octavio Ocampo is one of the most prolific artists widely known for his metamorphic painting technique. His versatile paintings provoke the viewer’s curiosity and can be interpreted in several ways when viewed from different distance or angle. Ocampo was born on February 28th, 1943 in Celaya, a city in the state of Guanajuato, [...]

Incredible Optical Illusion Paintings by Rob Gonsalves

By | April 20th, 2015|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought|Tags: , , |

Robert "Rob" Gonsalves was born in Toronto, Canada, in 1959. As a child, he created imagination-based drawings with the use of various media. Growing up, he gradually developed an interest for architecture, which was expressed by painting buildings. When he became familiar with the technique of perspective and after continuous practice, he implemented it in [...]

Swedish Photoshop Master Creates Mind-Blowing Optical Illusions

By | February 26th, 2015|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought|Tags: , , , |

We all are familiar with optical illusions – visual images that trick our eyes into seeing things differently than they are in reality. Everyone remembers the spinning girl illusion or different ornaments that seem to be moving, while the image is actually static. But what happens when optical illusions are created using real photos, together [...]

Scientists Use Morphed Photos of Celebrities to Show How Subjective Perception Is

By | October 10th, 2014|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

Images can be real or they can be an illusion. This is a widely understood idea that had sparked curiosity for ages. This topic is not about hallucinations, it is about seeing one image and filtering out the other. For instance, if two faces were superimposed over one another, you would generally only see one [...]

5 Amazing ‘Magic’ Tricks That Work According the Laws of Physics

By | April 24th, 2014|Categories: Physics & Natural Sciences, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: |

Can an empty wine bottle refill by itself? Is it possible to break the bottom of a bottle without making it turn into smithereens? This may sound as ‘magic’, but in reality it is nothing more than… application of the laws of physics. Here you can see some “tricks” with which you can impress your friends, but in reality they simply “obey” the laws of Nature, writes Douglas Main in Popular Science, such as presented by Tim Shaw in the show «None of the Above» on the National Geographic Channel. […]

This Amazing and Simple Physics Experiment Will Make You Doubt Your Eyes! [Video]

By | April 3rd, 2014|Categories: Physics & Natural Sciences|Tags: |

Physics is a science with has brought plenty of applications in our daily life. And even despite the fact that as a school lesson it looks like Chinese arithmetic to many people, in fact it is not that difficult to understand! Just one small and simple experiment, such as the one presented in this post, which anyone can do at home, not only will surprise you with its results but will also demonstrate and help you better understand some of the basic physical laws. You will only need is […]

5 Really Scary Optical Illusion Paintings That Will Astonish You!

By | November 8th, 2013|Categories: Paranormal, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: |

Normally I don’t post the articles like this, but these pictures really astonished me so I decided to share them with the readers of my blog who love optical illusions and are fond of the paranormal. A private collector from Spain has a unique collection of old paintings with stereo effect, which makes the image change at an angle. At first sight, you can see a depiction of people from the past times. However, once you change the view angle, a scary picture of an evil creature will appear before you. These paintings are really creepy! Enjoy! […]

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