Imagine yourself seeing a 9-feet tall dragon standing in front of you and its head follows you wherever you go. If you can’t, just look at this amazing dragon illusion standing on an office chair. As you can see, the dragon’s face follows the camera wherever it goes. And no, it’s not fake. Thanks to Jerry Andrus, the iconic American magician who created this amazing illusion. The concept behind this 3D dragon illusion is not really new. In fact, you can easily find a Gathering for Garder 3D dragon template so you can make your own. Creepy but interesting illusion! [More]
Our brain reacts based on what we see. But most of the times, we only look in one perspective so we tend to be fooled by illusion. You’ll see two of them in this YouTube video prepared by Meiji University Mathematics Engineering professor Kokichi Sugihara, and was uploaded by New Scientist. For the first one, you’ll be amazed how a straight stick can pass through two squares side by side. The next one show a red ring placed behind the vertical column, but at the same time passes in front of all the four horizontal perches. Impossible motion, indeed! Don’t [More]
The human body continues to be a marvel to science but it is the human brain that really confounds scientists. They are constantly learning new things about the brain but, even by their own admission, they have only scratched the surface. Although we may learn more about the brain, it is unlikely that we will ever fully unravel its mysteries. Of course, men won’t stop trying and they will continue to be amazed by what it can do. Although the human brain controls every part of the body, it is closely associated with the eyes. They take in valuable information [More]
When we were children, we may have played a number of different games that most of us have given up now that we are adults. At times, those games may have involved something rather simple but when we think back on it, the actions of it were quite complex. An example of this is when we would set up dominoes and knock them over in a line. There were actually a number of scientific principles that were involved in it and it formed an illusion that was quite beautiful. Some people never gave up playing with dominoes in such a [More]
The world changed in a wonderful way in October 1980, although, at the time, many people didn’t realize it. That was the date that the original Pac-Man game was released in the arcades and before long, it was the most popular game that had ever existed. As a matter of fact, it still tends to maintain a level of popularity down to this day because of its simplicity and the fact that it can be a lot of fun in a challenging way. If you’re a fan of Pac-Man or any video game, you will appreciate this optical illusion. When [More]
Art is something that many of us can appreciate and we may even travel hundreds or perhaps even thousands of miles to visit an art museum. Hanging on the museum walls we will find many examples of what most people consider to be art but in reality, life is full of art and it shows in many different ways. One example of art is three-dimensional Street painting, which is something that is gaining in popularity and is quite amazing to see in real life. The 3-D street art that you see in this video is something that will make you [More]
What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you think about art? For some people, it is a painting that hangs in a gallery and for others, it may be a sculpture. In any case, it is something that is done by a talented individual and many people are able to appreciate their efforts. In fact, people may traveled hundreds or maybe even thousands of miles in order to see those pieces of art. Sometimes, art doesn’t hang in a gallery but rather, it is on the street in front of you. That is certainly the case [More]
There are many people in this world who have artistic talent but not all of them display it in the same way. Some individuals may work in watercolors and do a painting that is so realistic, it looks as if it is a photograph. Other people may display their artistic abilities in other ways, such as writing poetry or perhaps playing music. What if I were to tell you that some of the most fascinating art in the world is actually drawn on the street? Many of us drew on the sidewalk or street when we were young children. We [More]
Much of the artwork that people truly appreciate takes place on a two dimensional surface. For example, somebody may work on a piece of canvas using watercolors, pastels or perhaps even pencils and they can create something that takes on a life of its own. As it turns out, it is also possible to draw on a larger two-dimensional surface and what it is done properly, it becomes a three-dimensional piece of art. Not only will you find these pieces of art to be a realistic, they will also take your breath away and can captivate your attention in ways [More]
Although there are many different forms of art, one that has become increasingly popular in today’s world is street painting, also known as pavement art, street art or 3-D street art. When done properly, it creates an illusion that tricks the eyes into believing that you are looking at a three-dimensional image, even though it was drawn on a two dimensional surface. In the following video, you are going to see some of the best 3-D street art that exists. Some of it was drawn for competitive purposes and others because the individual wanted to display their artistic abilities. In [More]
Art takes on many different forms. In some cases, it can be a natural part of the world around us that is used in an artistic way. In other cases, however, people were able to manipulate a two dimensional surface in order to create something that is truly unique. They may come in the form of a drawing on a piece of paper or a painting on canvas but in any case, it is something that we marvel over, especially if we don’t share that talent. As you are about to see, there are also cases in which people take [More]
Although we may be comfortable with the thought that everything is as we see it in the world, that is rarely the case. As a matter of fact, there may be times when we see something quite different than reality, and that is especially true when it comes to optical illusions. There are many different types of optical illusions but one of them is known as forced perspective. This technique uses the illusion to make an object appear closer, further away, smaller or larger. In part, it is your perspective that is being used when you see these 3-D art [More]