Sunday, October 18, 2009

8 Mind-Boggling Optical Illusions

If you want to play with your eyes and get the feeling of having cross-eye try this 8 Mind-Boggling Optical Illusions, I'm sure your boredom will disappear. What your eyes perceive when looking at one of these images is actually a visual illusion; you see the image as something different than what it is because the different cells and receptors in your eyes distinguish images and colors at dissimilar speeds. The eye can only receive a limited amount of visual stimuli, but as your brain constantly processes the visual information, it gives you the illusion of continuous sight. So, enjoy and don't absorb all of it in one sitting you might get cross eyed waaaa just kidding.
Flowing Leaves

The brown leaf shapes against a green background make this look as if the entire group is flowing—making waves if you focus on the picture as a whole. Photo from Flickr
Pulsing Vortex

If you stare at this one long enough you’ll notice a fast and pulsing multicolored vortex. Photo from Flickr

The blue almond-shaped objects look as if they’re all passing over three separate columns. Photo from Flickr

Although this image is comprised of simple purple and green squares outlined in black, it looks like it is bulging out in the center. Photo from Flickr

A collection of black, blue, green and white shapes appears to be five different kaleidoscope-type figures—each swirling toward their centers. Photo from Flickr

The black and white circular lines make this illusion seem as if there are various depths in the image, creating different entryways and tunnels. Photo courtesy of Paco Calvino

If you stare at the center of the image, it looks as if the outer rings are rotating in alternating directions—an effect meant to mesmerize the viewer. Photo courtesy of Todd A. Carpenter

These bright purple and green star-like shapes appear to be moving, which can be a little nauseating if you stare at it for too long. Photo courtesy of Angie Armstrong


me October 18, 2009 at 8:22 PM  

tama jud ka Mommy Shy..makalibat jud ang uban nga mga pictures..most of them seemed to move and in motion..amazing how shape and color combination are able to create such an illusion..

GIOVANNI October 18, 2009 at 11:58 PM  

ouch.. nalibat man ko!

foongpc October 19, 2009 at 10:07 AM  

Nice! I like these optical illusions! : )

Moms Place October 19, 2009 at 5:48 PM  

waaaa...nalibat na ko...makalibat jud diay...waaaa... kalibangon na lang noon ko...nyahaha.

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