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kirklove:

david:

The squares marked A and B are the same shade of gray

One of my all-time favorite optical illusions. It seems completely implausible and yet it’s so. Simply put a small white stroke around isolated colors in each box (pictured below) and it breaks the illusion, showing clearly they are the same value. Incredible how our own brains trick our own eyes!

kirklove:

david:

The squares marked A and B are the same shade of gray

One of my all-time favorite optical illusions. It seems completely implausible and yet it’s so. Simply put a small white stroke around isolated colors in each box (pictured below) and it breaks the illusion, showing clearly they are the same value. Incredible how our own brains trick our own eyes!

(via underpaidgenius)

  1. iycrmm reblogged this from underpaidgenius
  2. dontbeamuggle reblogged this from david and added:
    IF YOU SQUINT YOUR EYES YOU CAN SEE IT!!!!!
  3. lisisd reblogged this from rerylikes
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  5. intricatelysimple reblogged this from david and added:
    o.o
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  9. donniedarkoisaschizo reblogged this from david and added:
    Oh my god, they are. Like, cover everything around the two squares and shit and you’ll see it.
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  11. tmyrc-t reblogged this from david and added:
    for sure..
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  14. peraequora reblogged this from bestrooftalkever and added:
    Mind.Blown.
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  18. beefull reblogged this from paris2london and added:
    I didn’t believe it…frick
  19. lizziesface reblogged this from shaelinie and added:
    fuck optical illusions almost scare me because it means that things aren’t always the way you see them.. but most of...
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  22. shaelinie reblogged this from david and added:
    Tested this image in numerous different ways in photoshop...even after that my mind wont...
  23. technewb reblogged this from killthemwithyourawesome and added:
    :O
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  27. throwdownthesword reblogged this from bestrooftalkever and added:
    I wouldn’t be lying to say that this is my favourite optical illusion.
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