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Offline Rapunzel

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Take 10 Seconds and Have Your Mind Blown With This Cool Illusion
« on: February 18, 2014, 05:15:51 PM »
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2014/02/18/take-10-seconds-and-have-your-mind-blown-with-this-cool-illusion/

Take 10 Seconds and Have Your Mind Blown With This Cool Illusion
Feb. 18, 2014 1:05pm Elizabeth Kreft   

Make sure you’ve had your coffee before trying this one. Stare at the red dot in the gif below for 10 seconds and see what your eyes naturally do once the blocks turn white!

Stare at this illusion for 10 seconds to witness pure magic

After staring at the red dot in the optical illusion above for 10 seconds your eyes will change the black and white cityscape into a colorful world of pastels. “Each building will have its own nuanced color,” Sploid reported.



This eyeball illusion is called after imaging, and has been used by clever artists for years to get our eyes working in an unexpected way.

By focusing in on the dot the afterimage – also known as ghost image or image burn-in – will essentially remain in your vision because staring at the bright, different colors basically temporarily burns the image into your retina. Once the illusion flips to white, your eyes will still see the after effect of the colors.

To get the best effect, try it on the expanded version below:

Stare at this illusion for 10 seconds to witness pure magic



(H/T: Sploid)
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Re: Take 10 Seconds and Have Your Mind Blown With This Cool Illusion
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2014, 05:21:21 PM »
Works better with Bourbon.
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Re: Take 10 Seconds and Have Your Mind Blown With This Cool Illusion
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2014, 05:24:44 PM »
Works better with Bourbon.

You should try it with LSD.  Wow!   :tongue2:
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Re: Take 10 Seconds and Have Your Mind Blown With This Cool Illusion
« Reply #3 on: February 18, 2014, 05:25:30 PM »
You should try it with LSD.  Wow!   :tongue2:

What?

The bourbon or the illusion, or both?
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Re: Take 10 Seconds and Have Your Mind Blown With This Cool Illusion
« Reply #4 on: February 18, 2014, 05:28:10 PM »
What?

The bourbon or the illusion, or both?

I wouldn't waste good bourbon on LSD - it's overkill. 
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Re: Take 10 Seconds and Have Your Mind Blown With This Cool Illusion
« Reply #5 on: February 18, 2014, 05:30:01 PM »
Actually it's a pretty cool illusion (with or without bourbon or LSD) - I did see the pastel colors! 
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Re: Take 10 Seconds and Have Your Mind Blown With This Cool Illusion
« Reply #6 on: February 19, 2014, 02:24:50 PM »
One of the coolest TV shows to watch is Brain Games on the National Geographic Channel. It has illusions like this all the time.  My son's 6th grade science project will be on some of these illusions and why the brain is fooled.
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Re: Take 10 Seconds and Have Your Mind Blown With This Cool Illusion
« Reply #7 on: February 19, 2014, 04:18:30 PM »
One of the coolest TV shows to watch is Brain Games on the National Geographic Channel. It has illusions like this all the time.  My son's 6th grade science project will be on some of these illusions and why the brain is fooled.

Would be interesting if you shared it with us.
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Re: Take 10 Seconds and Have Your Mind Blown With This Cool Illusion
« Reply #8 on: February 19, 2014, 05:04:08 PM »
I'm seeing colors where no colors xist!  I want my mommy!  8888crybaby
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Re: Take 10 Seconds and Have Your Mind Blown With This Cool Illusion
« Reply #9 on: February 19, 2014, 05:41:17 PM »
One of the coolest TV shows to watch is Brain Games on the National Geographic Channel. It has illusions like this all the time.  My son's 6th grade science project will be on some of these illusions and why the brain is fooled.

Your son's project is on Obama?
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Re: Take 10 Seconds and Have Your Mind Blown With This Cool Illusion
« Reply #10 on: February 19, 2014, 05:49:02 PM »
In a word.....lame.   :whistle:
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