Illusion Diffusion by Guilherme Oliveira
Continue reading “What’s black and white and dots all over?”
Some Chinese business ventures want the status that comes from having a white face. Continue reading “White guy becomes fake businessman in China”
All is not what it appears to be
Eran Amir messes with your eyeball’s rods and cones:
A black & white video created by painting a whole room (including myself) in shades of grey. Continue reading “Watch a black and white video get more colorful”
Claude Brun and Jerome Helfenstein in the dark
Two French performers create a world of Magritte-like illusions with their performance of black art theater, which combines a love of circus, pantomime, juggling, comedy and magic. Continue reading “The white hat magicians do black art illusions”
They discovered it was left by tricksters.
One morning, someone reported that there was an unknown white powder at the intersection of two roads in Edmonds, Washington. Continue reading “Suspicious white powder creates hazmat scare”
Zombie Snow White
Wallpaper apps are fun applications that allow you to change the background of your electronic device.
And while some phone apps might look legitimate, they can deceive you. Continue reading “Sometimes, Snow White can be a very bad app”
I wonder if it’s just as powerful an illusion if seen in real life?
This Santa at San Francisco’s 2010 Santacon appears in black and white, and no it’s not Photoshop, it’s a custom gray costume, gray wig and Kryolan body paint. Continue reading “The black and white Santa illusion”
He found something the man didn’t like.
In 1948, a white Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist disguised himself as a black man to report on how Negroes in the South lived under the segregated system of Jim Crow. Continue reading “How a black man tricked a white judge in 1948”
Photographers are allowed to stand in the same spot as the video camera after President Obama’s speech.
It has long been the practice of the White House to re-enact photos of a president giving a speech. Continue reading “Are White House “re-enacted” photos deceptive?”