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OK Go is an American band known for their unusually quirky videos. For their latest effort promoting their new single The Writing’s on the Wall, from the forthcoming album titled Hungry Ghosts, they decided to dive head first into the realm of optical illusions. What they came up with is an entertaining music video featuring […]
This man appears to be so big that he can grip the base of a tower and hold it like his own personal toy. It would be interesting to know how far away he is standing from this structure when this picture was taken. For another interesting forced perspective photograph, check out the Eiffel Tower […]
If you were parked here taking this photograph, would you feel comfortable driving over this bridge? Is the car heading up the hill in the distance about to drive off the end and into the cold waters below? This is a photograph of Storseisundet Bridge in Norway. It is the longest of eight bridges that […]
Patrick Hughes creating paintings using a reverse perspective technique that he calls “reverspectives”. Looking at one of these paintings from the front (see image below) make it difficult to figure out exactly what makes them so unique. This painting shows a series of shops in perspective view giving the painting a sense of depth. The […]
This one minute commercial for the Honda CR-V features a number of different optical illusions. The tag line for the commercial is “An Impossible Made Possible”, and the result is a mind-bending and pretty entertaining advertisement. I typically do not like many commercials, but I must admit that this one was well done. Do you […]
This photograph, taken at the Phaeno Science Centre in Wolfsburg, Germany, shows a young woman carefully walking on a tightrope strung between two buildings. A pretty typical piece of advice for someone with a fear of heights is, “Don’t look down!”. In this case, however, the woman should have no trouble staring down at the […]