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Realistic Painted Brushstrokes Make These Murals Pop With Vibrant Color

Realistic Painted Brushstrokes Make These Murals Pop With Vibrant Color

With his new mural series, Undertones, Hawaiian street artist Sean Yoro combines monochrome hands and torsos with illusionistic strokes of paint. These thick brushstrokes either appear on their own,
Photographer Captures Stunning “Horizontal Rainbow” Filling the Sky With Every Color

Photographer Captures Stunning “Horizontal Rainbow” Filling the Sky With Every Color

If you need something to put a little smile on your face, look no further than this incredible photograph taken at Lake Sammamish in Washington State. While amateur photographer Cessna Kutz has seen a
Perfectly Timed and Well-Angled Photos

Perfectly Timed and Well-Angled Photos

There are so many photos taken daily that it's statistically certain that some of them are gonna come out a little goofy. Ah yes, there's nothing like the instant comedy of one thing looking like
Double-Take Inducing Images of Skewed Perspective

Double-Take Inducing Images of Skewed Perspective

With just a little bit of creative or even unintentional camera angles, stuff can start to look like other stuff. Here are some real life optical illusions that might have your brain doing some double

Revolving Window Illusion Keeps Getting Stranger

Before seeing this you might think you have a strong brain, but afterwards...oh boy, get ready to have your mind melted.
Strange Photos of Deceptive Perspective

Strange Photos of Deceptive Perspective

With your brain working double-time to process all the junk your eyes throw at it every second of the day, you're gonna end up with some double-take inducing moments of intriguing perspective. Not
Leopard Escaped From The Zoo?

Leopard Escaped From The Zoo?

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Watch a Mathematician Effortlessly Fit a Large Circular Disk Through a Smaller Square Hole

Watch a Mathematician Effortlessly Fit a Large Circular Disk Through a Smaller Square Hole

Can a large circular disk fit through a small square hole? When you first picture it, it seems impossible. But thanks to Stanford University mathematician Tadashi Tokieda, you’ll see that it is
Double-Take Inducing Photos of Intriguing Perspective

Double-Take Inducing Photos of Intriguing Perspective

Weird perspective can make your brain do some weird things, like giving people animal faces, making inanimate objects accidentally dirty, and making giant birds. Your brain is just doing its best to
Street Artist Transforms Walls Into Portals to Another Universe With 3D Graffiti

Street Artist Transforms Walls Into Portals to Another Universe With 3D Graffiti

By incorporating her love for the cosmos into her murals, street artist Izzy Izvne has created a unique style that is truly her own. The Moldovan artist combines calligraphy with well-executed
Strange Illusions Caused By Weird Perspective

Strange Illusions Caused By Weird Perspective

In an effort to try to recognize everything at a glance, eyes sometimes throw information at us that doesn't exactly make sense. Strange perspective can give us things that shouldn't exist, for
Street Artist Turns Rundown Walls Into Incredible 3D Graffiti Art

Street Artist Turns Rundown Walls Into Incredible 3D Graffiti Art

Wielding his spray can like a weapon, French street artist Scaf slices across city walls and transforms them into something magical with his trompe l’oeil graffiti. His creatures, which range from
How the Indian icon Nataraja danced his way from ancient history to modern physics

How the Indian icon Nataraja danced his way from ancient history to modern physics

The origin, evolution, and global identity of dancing Shiva.
This Mind Boggling Dual Axis Illusion was Just Honored as the Best of 2019

This Mind Boggling Dual Axis Illusion was Just Honored as the Best of 2019

When your brain does a double take and then just gives up

These 10 Spellbinding Optical Illusions Are Considered the Best of 2019

For fifteen years, the Neural Correlate Society and Museum of the Mind have encouraged artists and scientists to submit their work to the Best Illusion of the Year contest. Each participant asked to
Street Artist Paints Beautiful Fist Made of Flowers to Symbolize the Power of Peace

Street Artist Paints Beautiful Fist Made of Flowers to Symbolize the Power of Peace

Inspired by the symbol of strength and solidarity, Italian street artist ERON created a raised, clenched fist mural that celebrates the power of non-violence. The epic, large-scale piece, cleverly
Eye-Confounding Images of Weird Perspective

Eye-Confounding Images of Weird Perspective

Your brain works so hard and so fast to make sense of everything that it takes in that a small shift in perspective can totally confuse you for a second. The double-taking confusion and amusement of
Eye-Confusing Images of Strange Perspective

Eye-Confusing Images of Strange Perspective

Confuzzle-up your mind-brain by looking at this photos of confusing stuff at weird angles. Skewed perspective can make impossible things like floating heads and robot-men the norm, so why not drop the
Interview: People Blend into Their Surroundings with Knitted Camouflage

Interview: People Blend into Their Surroundings with Knitted Camouflage

When you hear the word camouflage, visions of green and brown military uniforms might come to mind; but, photographer Joseph Ford and knitter Nina Dodd have a different idea of wearable concealment.
Mind-Bending Images That Aren't Photoshopped (75 Images)

Mind-Bending Images That Aren't Photoshopped (75 Images)

These images seem too perfect, too well timed, or too logically impossible to have been done without Photoshop. Some of them have just one out of place thing like a remote control or a bowl that is at