It’s called the "intertwining illusion"
When you look at this image, your brain tells you it’s both "circles" and "spirals". Continue reading “These are not spirals – an optical illusion”
Baubles, bangles, and berries
Poor Pollia condensata.
Some tropical plants attract animals with their smell or taste so that animals will eat them and poop their seeds far and wide. Continue reading “The shiniest berry in the world”
Evidence of another fine graduate
of our driving school
In Brooklyn, New York, a professional driving school had a fool-proof study method for getting non-English speaking students to pass the test to get a truck-driving license. Continue reading “How to pass a driving test – guaranteed!”
An African Bull Frog is teased by an ant game.
This frog, also known as a Pixie frog, can weigh over 4 pounds. Continue reading “How to fool a frog with fake bug technology”
Graphics initially created by One Dead Pixel for the TV show Pretty Little Liars, Vimeo>>
This Pear’s Soap advertising
card is from before 1900.
(Click to enlarge)
Continue reading “Yorick’s Skull – an old optical illusion”
Some are in it for the money.
Continue reading “Why you shouldn’t ask this doctor for advice”
We only have a 4% advantage
over chance at detecting liars. Continue reading “Why we can’t tell if someone is lying”
They might look smart, but still think stupid.
One problem that human lie detectors have is that as they gain experience, they gain more confidence… Continue reading “Why police detectives can’t detect liars”
It’s not so creepy when you view it like this.
But when you see it like this, you realize
that the hand is a bit disjointed. Continue reading “Why is this hand so damn creepy?”