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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)

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  2. dontbeamuggle reblogged this from david and added:
    IF YOU SQUINT YOUR EYES YOU CAN SEE IT!!!!!
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    o.o
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  10. 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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  12. tmyrc-t reblogged this from david and added:
    for sure..
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  15. peraequora reblogged this from bestrooftalkever and added:
    Mind.Blown.
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  19. beefull reblogged this from paris2london and added:
    I didn’t believe it…frick
  20. 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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    Tested this image in numerous different ways in photoshop...even after that my mind wont...
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    :O
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