A distorted image designed to appear normal after reflecting off a cylindrical mirror.
The blind spot, where the optic nerve transgresses the retina, isn't quite as blind as the name suggests.
An old word trick made harder with isoluminance. See if you can find all the F's.
Polarized light can create an observable visual pattern.
Some figures appear real only when presented in two dimensions.
A linear strobe light.
A whole image is perceived, though viewed only a part at a time.
Paintings by the artist Julian Stanczak.
Sometimes things just disappear.
An interesting battle between sight and reading results in the sudden loss of literacy.
Our physics-adapted version of the classic Margaret Thatcher illusion.
A demonstration of the persistence of vision.
Figures which change depending on the angle they are viewed from.
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