There is an old saying that, not everything is as it appears, and you are about to see the truthfulness of that saying come to life in front of you. When you first look at the image in the video, it appears as if it is a piece of paper with several diamonds, and each row becomes lighter as it moves down toward the bottom. Nobody would argue with that point but soon, you will see that it is just an optical illusion. In reality, much of what you are seeing is the same shade, even though it looks as [More]
When we look at the world around us, we see things in a very specific way. It has to do with the way that light bounces off of objects that are within our field of vision and that light enters into the retina, is converted into data and transferred to the brain. The brain then interprets the data, allowing us to see the world in vivid color. Not only that, we see the world in various shades as well. When you look at a checkerboard, you see a perfect example of different shades of color. You have alternating light squares [More]