Every now and then, some optical phenomena comes along and creates a buzz. The current one going around the Internet is being called “What Color is this Dress?”, and it is a pretty good one. Have a quick look at the picture of the dress below… what two colors do you see on this dress? […]
Look into the eyes of this beautiful woman and observe the color of each of her eyes. Most people will see the left eye appearing to be blue and the right eye appearing to be gray. Is that what you see? Would you believe that both eyes are in fact the same color? Both are […]
Are the two Christmas trees in the image below exactly the same shade of green or does one appear to be darker than the other? While the upper Christmas tree appears to be significantly darker than the lower tree, they are indeed the same shade of green. When a color is placed between darker colors […]
You will notice that a grey stripe is moving somewhat randomly up and down in the orange section of the animation below. If you stare at the black dot in the lower right corner, you will notice that the grey stripe in your peripheral vision will turn blue. The effect of this illusion is very […]
In this square, the corridor part (in between the green lines) appears to be tinted a light green. In reality, this section of the square is entirely white. This image was drawn by Professor Akiyoshi Kitaoka in 2007 for Visiome.
Within the larger gray and blue squares are two smaller squares. The small square on the left appears to be a blue or violet color while the small square on the right appears to be gray. They are, in fact, the same color. Do they look the same to you?
In the video below, two colored bars (feet) move horizontally across the screen. One is red and the other is blue. Stare at the area marked “Look Here” and watch what happens as the bars move across the two different backgrounds. As they travel across a background that is striped, they appear to be out […]