The Swedish man, whose real name is Sture Bergwall, called himself Thomas Quick and confessed to 30 murders, some which involved rape and cannibalism. Continue reading “The man who pretended to be a serial killer”
Was a small person hidden inside?
Did he use a ventriloquist?
Although it may have looked and sounded like a magic trick, no deception was used to create Joseph Faber’s Euphonia. Continue reading “The marvelous talking machine of 1845”
Some paper has a noticeable "grain" –
folding or tearing it one way is easy,
but folding or tearing it against the grain
creates a rough, broken, inconsistent edge. Continue reading “The problem of bias”
Two muscular women fight against
gravity in their rooms.
Using a simple optical illusion to frame dance. Continue reading “The optical illusion of weightless dancing”