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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. Standard member telerion
    True X X Xian
    25 Sep '04 15:55
    I don't know if this has been posted here before. Pretty amazing.

    http://www.cs.toronto.edu/~moraes/illusion.html

    Anybody know of some others?
  2. 25 Sep '04 16:51 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by telerion
    I don't know if this has been posted here before. Pretty amazing.

    http://www.cs.toronto.edu/~moraes/illusion.html

    Anybody know of some others?
    That's marvellous. Can anybody explain it? The most weird part of it is that a particular circular figure rotates only in a certain sense( clockwise or anticlockwise) only. And any two adjacent circular figures rotate in opposite senses.
  3. Standard member Cheshire Cat
    Sparky
    25 Sep '04 19:56
    Originally posted by observantU
    That's marvellous. Can anybody explain it? The most weird part of it is that a particular circular figure rotates only in a certain sense( clockwise or anticlockwise) only. And any two adjacent circular figures rotate in opposite senses.
    I don't know how it works but I bet it has something to do with the rods and cones in your eyes and their amount.......the same reason you can only see some stars out of the corner of your eye.....I hope someone else can elaborate.

    Sure is cool though.

    ~ Cheshire Cat
  4. Standard member Aynat
    Dog Companion
    26 Sep '04 05:03 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Cheshire Cat
    I hope someone else can elaborate.



    Awesome!

    Go back to the illusion and click on the words "this amazing illusion" there is an explanation...if someone has moment...translation please?

    There are someother cool illusions as well...
  5. 27 Sep '04 17:33
    Awesome! Can you buy wallpaper like this?
  6. Donation Acolyte
    Now With Added BA
    27 Sep '04 17:40
    Originally posted by iamatiger
    Awesome! Can you buy wallpaper like this?
    Seconded!
  7. 27 Sep '04 18:18
    the so-called 'improved illusion' didn't spin at all for me (although none of them spun much. i did experience a sort of strobe effect at the center of each gradient circle.
    http://psych.upenn.edu/backuslab/vss/vss2004/backus2004.html
  8. 27 Sep '04 18:32
    Originally posted by iamatiger
    Awesome! Can you buy wallpaper like this?
    Oh, the insomnia!