Utopia from the sidewalk
The utility box at the corner of Church and Duboce streets was looking a little plain, so SFMTA (the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency) decided artist Mona Caron should spruce it up with some trompe l’oeil art. Continue reading “This street art illusion imagines a perfect world”
Estibaliz Carranza is very attractive.
She seems like a fun-loving person. Continue reading “This pretty woman had a horrible secret”
It looks like the interior of a train., but…
There was an episode of the old Mission Impossible TV show where the IMF team fooled a man into thinking he was on a sinking submarine so he would give up a secret code. Continue reading “This guy built a full-size train car in his basement”
“I did not at all like Mr. Kelada.”
In this short story called “Mr. Know-All”, written in 1924 by the writer W. Continue reading “This Englishman disliked the Jew who knew it all”
It’s Julian Beever’s anamorphic Coke bottle optical illusion.
He’s going to need a bigger opener. Continue reading “This Coke bottle is not the real thing”
Abby Hoffman (1936 – 1989) was a social and political activist most famous for his trickster activities during the heyday of American political protest against the Vietnam War. Continue reading “Steal this headline”
I don’t like a lot of optical illusions because they always seem one-dimensional to me, and I don’t mean that in the topological sense. Continue reading “Should I worry about this warped optical illusion?”