Car Optical Illusion

Miscellaneous 21 April 2014 0 Comments

Car Optical Illusion

The owner of this van used a creative vehicle wrap to give the impression that a convertible sports car was parked next to it.  I have never seen anything like this in person, but I would imagine that it would look pretty funny driving down the road. (via Optical Spy)

Light Robber by Flying Mouse

Miscellaneous 14 April 2014 0 Comments

Light Robber by Flying Mouse

This is one of my favorite designs from acclaimed Malaysian t-shirt designer Chow Hon Lam (aka Flying Mouse).  I think that I am drawn to it because it is a relatively simple design that also happens to be extremely clever.  In many respects, it reminds me of another great design called Light Painter by Tang […]

10 Faces Found in Random Places

Ambiguous 14 March 2014 0 Comments

10 Faces Found in Random Places

Chances are, you see things on a daily basis that resemble other things.  This phenomenon is known as pareidolia and occurs when something meaningful is found in something that otherwise is not very meaningful.  One of the most common occurrences of pareidolia is when inanimate objects (such as clouds, rocks, or buildings) look like faces.  […]

Tiny Horses?

Miscellaneous 29 June 2012 0 Comments

Tiny Horses

What exactly are you looking at in this deceptive photo?  Is it a family of tiny horses or are the table and chairs gigantic? The horses are, of course, normal size.  It is an over-sized table and chairs that create confusion when viewing this scene from a distance.

The Floating Boat

Shadow 30 April 2012 1 Comment

The Floating Boat

Take a look at this boat that is hovering several feet over the water.  How is this possible? The shadow cast by the boat on the floor of the sea and the angle that the photograph was taken from give us the illusion that this boat is somehow flying or floating.  Photograph taken by Domenico […]