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The 'Big Spanish Castle' Illusion

  1. Jun 8, 2006 #1
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  3. Jun 8, 2006 #2
    whoa that is intense...nice find!
     
  4. Jun 8, 2006 #3

    dav2008

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    After about 20 seconds of staring I thought I saw a face in the clouds.
     
  5. Jun 8, 2006 #4

    rcgldr

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  6. Jun 8, 2006 #5
    That's a pretty famous/popular one.
     
  7. Jun 8, 2006 #6

    dav2008

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    Hey you guys broke it!
     
  8. Jun 8, 2006 #7

    Mk

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    Goddamit, I just wasted 30 seconds of my time!
     
  9. Jun 8, 2006 #8

    Evo

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  10. Jun 8, 2006 #9
    Wow that's cool it looks like it's moving when it isn't.
     
  11. Jun 8, 2006 #10

    Gokul43201

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    Hooray, more support for my theory of the validity of the particle-hole transformation to visual responses to color. (yuck, all those prepositions...preposterous, wot?)
     
  12. Jun 8, 2006 #11

    Evo

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    Connect the black dots.

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  13. Jun 8, 2006 #12
    Ahhhhhh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! STOP Messing with my eyes!!!!!!!!!!
     
  14. Jun 8, 2006 #13
    It's not your eyes that they playing with it's your brain. The brain thinks it's getting infomation form the eye's that it isn't that is how an opitical illisioun is formed.
     
  15. Jun 8, 2006 #14

    Evo

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    Yeah, I'm messing with your brain. :devil:
     
  16. Jun 8, 2006 #15

    Danger

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    Yeah... like how if you stare at that post long enough the spelling mistakes disappear. :tongue:
     
  17. Jun 8, 2006 #16
    17 4|w4y5 w0rk5 700.
    it always woks too.
    Edit:How did that one not work?
     
  18. Jun 8, 2006 #17
    y0u 5p311 b3773r wh3n y0u 7yp3 1337 :smile:
     
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  19. Jun 8, 2006 #18

    Moonbear

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    I noticed that too. Truly scary! :uhh:
     
  20. Jun 8, 2006 #19
    :rofl: And in that post I made a typo
     
  21. Jun 8, 2006 #20

    Danger

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    And I'm quite irritated that you admitted it before I could pounce on it. :grumpy: :biggrin:
     
  22. Jun 8, 2006 #21

    rcgldr

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    Reminds me of back in 1972, when a guy named Bill bought one of the first electronic slide rules, a HP 35. A friend spelled hello bill upside down on it and freaked out Bill, with these numbers: 7718 0ll34.
     
  23. Jun 9, 2006 #22

    BobG

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    Yeah, my favorite satellite orbit is circular with a radius of 12,988.1815 km. (actually, you need a pretty cheap calculator for that to work well)
     
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