@AyreGuitar over at Purple Wax sent me this simple but lovely illusion….

Does it work for you?

 

11 comments

  1. It works even better if I hold a ruler up to the screen. If I stare intensely at the cigs and not the lines I can see the proportions correctly. Mind tricks are just plain fun.

  2. When the cigarettes are in their initial positions, I am unable to convince myself that they are the same size. It’s almost frightening.

  3. There’s a new three part series on the NatGeo channel called “Brain Games.” HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! It shows this illusion using railroad tracks.

  4. I want a dinner plate like that. I’ll put a sprig of parsley in the “near corner” and pile my food in the “far corner.” I’ll enjoy a feast every night!

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