The matchbox optical illusion and M. C. Escher

The matchbox optical illusion and M. C. Escher "Illusie van de Luciferdoosjes"The matchboxes optical illusion(See the interactive proof that they are the same, below)
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The Japanese nude face optical illusion

The Japanese nude face optical illusionIs he distressed, thinking about the dozen naked men in the bathhouse? Continue reading

The artist who painted British spies

The artist who painted British spies"What resonated most, officers of the Secret Intelligence 
Service – more commonly known as MI6 – have suggested, were the paintings of hotel rooms… Continue reading

He created a crappy fake car stereo to save his good one

He created a crappy fake car stereo to save his good oneA truck owner wanted to prevent thieves from ripping off his new stereo. Continue reading

You’ve been scammed. Your money is all gone. Here’s the email that explains.

You've been scammed. Your money is all gone. Here's the email that explains.Mr. Hawa in a happier time in his life. Continue reading

Wow! Did you really find that diamond here at Crater of Diamonds State Park?

Wow! Did you really find that diamond here at Crater of Diamonds State Park?Eric Blake and his white diamond
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Why Mr. Horsley Slept with 1300 Women

Why Mr. Horsley Slept with 1300 Women"To pay for sex is to strip away the veneer of 
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What’s so special about the Romanian town of Ramnicu Valcea?

What's so special about the Romanian town of Ramnicu Valcea?A postcard from the Romanian town nicknamed "Hackerville."
This story from Wired Magazine makes me wonder if money transfer companies such as Western Union can do anything to combat these crimes. Continue reading

What’s really inside that pen? The spy gadgets used by real spies in the CIA

What's really inside that pen? The spy gadgets used by real spies in the CIAThis Gold and Silver CIA Pen and Pencil Set is available for purchase at the CIA gift shop. Continue reading

What does the new Monopoly game reveal about cheating and capitalism?

What does the new Monopoly game reveal about cheating and capitalism?Monopoly is being played by a nice family in the good ole days. Continue reading