Sunday Morning Illusion

Ow my brain.


Ryan is a professional nerd, teaching engineering in the frozen north. Somewhat less professionally, he is a costumer, author, blacksmith, juggler, gamer, serial enthusiast, and supporter of the Oxford comma. He can be found on twitter and instagram @studentofwhim. If you like what I do here, feel free to leave a tip in my tipjar.

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  1. I like this a lot. Moving your head, keeping your head still, moving closer, moving moderately further away, nothing works.

    Only way I can get them to stay proper circles is to move far enough away I can’t make out the tilt of the boxes, and even then it’s a gradual process as the tilt becomes more and more indistinct.

  2. Why is my brain so weird, damn.

    Every one of these reinforces to me why science is so necessary: we can’t trust our individual perceptions.

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