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How are rainbows formed? With simple atmospheric science.
These optical illusions require a mix of the right weather, eye direction, and luck.
Want art you can’t look away from? These 5 visual illusions will entrance your mind
Surprise: An optical illusion isn't the same as a visual illusion.
Turn any magazine into a flashlight with this optical illusion
Batteries not required.
Your brain won’t let you see all 12 dots in this image
Our entire visual field is not made the same.
These two red dots are actually identical. Here’s how
It’s all thanks to the Ebbinghaus illusion.
These skulls look purple and orange. They are both red.
The pigments morph because of the Munker-White illusion.
Here’s why your brain is so bad at those ‘spot the difference’ games
They entertained you for entire minutes at the dentist’s office.
These strawberries aren’t red. Here’s why your brain is sure they are.
Color constancy is playing tricks on you.
This triangle doesn’t exist
But you'd be forgiven for thinking otherwise.
Don’t worry, those weird patterns you see with your eyes closed are real
We still don’t understand why we see the particular images we do.