The car commercial filled with optical illusions

The car commercial filled with optical illusions
You’ll have to view it more than once to catch all the tricks.


My favorite part is when the car is speeding towards a collision with the concrete barriers. Continue reading

He put the fiction in Hebrew science fiction

He put the fiction in Hebrew science fiction
The cover depicted a large-breasted 
Jewish girl with a raygun.

The online magazine "Tablet" publishes stories about Jewish news and culture, so they were interested when they heard a proposal from writer Shay Azoulay. Continue reading

Wine bottles with an optical illusion kiss

Wine bottles with an optical illusion kiss
Primero Beso and Ultimo Beso

The wine labels on these bottles of Scott Harvey Wines are called "First Kiss" and "Last Kiss" in Spanish. Continue reading

Who gets snagged by online phishing scams?

Who gets snagged by online phishing scams?
Some research studies have provocative answers.

Researchers at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University wrote a paper on a study they did on 100 undergraduate psychology students. Continue reading

What does it feel like to be “brushed aside”?

What does it feel like to be "brushed aside"?
Tulip Mazumdar underwent the treatment.




Reporter Tulip Mazumdar from the BBC – who says one of her guilty pleasure is reading fashion magazines – talks about what she went through:
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Watch 40 magic tricks in 4 minutes

Watch 40 magic tricks in 4 minutes
Eric LeClerc and his funky floating chicken

Where do magicians get the magic tricks they perform?

Well, think about people who perform music. Continue reading

Walter “Zaney” Blaney and his ladder levitation

Walter "Zaney" Blaney and his ladder levitation
You need two ladders, an "antigravity board", 
a hoop, someone to float, and… Continue reading

Up or down, his secret boobie pics still illegal

Up or down, his secret boobie pics still illegal

It’s a question of orientation.

A man in New Zealand, using a unique semantic defense, attempted to get out of a charge that he was filming down a woman’s blouse. Continue reading

Ukulele song accompanied by magic cigarettes

Ukulele song accompanied by magic cigarettes
Is that the grin of an innocent teacher?

Catch the magic when a woman pulls cigarettes out of a singer playing a ukulele in a clip from the 1935 short film "Starlit Days at the Lido". Continue reading

This freaky coffeehouse prank will wake you up

This freaky coffeehouse prank will wake you up
Don’t mess with the Carrie, man. 

A fake brick wall rigged to ensnare a stunt man, chairs and books on wires, hidden cameras, and a woman with fake telekinetic powers – this is how you freak out unsuspecting patrons of a coffee shop. Continue reading