An ice fisherman named Blake Foster took this photo on Lake Absarraca in Cheyenne, Wyoming on December 10. At the time, he thought that there could perhaps be a body frozen under the ice. While it does look pretty creepy, Cheyenne police investigated and have determined that it is nothing more than an “optical illusion […]
This image was captured on October 8, 2014 by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO). The SDO obverses the sun at all times as it orbits in space and captured this haunting photograph of the sun. The sun flares at this specific time came together to cause the sun to resemble some sort of face. And […]
This photograph of a cliff in Southern Iceland (on the island of Heimaey which translates to Home Island) appears to be a giant elephant with its trunk in the water. Perhaps it is taking a drink? This “elephant” has become a tourist attraction to this island that claims about 4,500 residents. View below to see […]
Some people say that a photograph is worth a thousand words. I think that today’s photograph is worth quite more than that. This photograph was taken by wildlife photographer Michael S. Nolan at the Austfonna ice cap located on Nordaustlandet in Svalbard, Norway. Despite what you might think, the photograph has not been edited or […]
The mossy leaf-tailed gecko, found in Madagascar, hides from predators by blending in seamlessly with its surroundings. They are nocturnal, so during the day they hide in plain sight but are still extremely difficult to locate. Can you spot the gecko below? (via Wikimedia Commons)
The following photograph was captured on the side of a snow-covered mountain. Do you see someone hiding in the landscape? For a similar illusion involving a face that can be found in nature, be sure to revisit the Apache Head in the Rocks.
Today’s illusion is an older one. And although you may have seen it floating around the Internet before, it still deserves another look. We have not featured any natural optical illusions in a while and wanted to make sure one got posted this month. Do you see the dancer in the tree?