25 Crazy Optical Illusions That Will Blow Your Mind

Posted by , Updated on May 15, 2017


Is what you see what you really get? Don’t be fooled, not everything is as it seems. Our senses have limitations and can be bent and twisted. This is especially true of our sense of sight. Pictures can mess with our perspective, making us see one thing over the other or causing immovable objects to move, messing with our head. Here are 25 Crazy Optical Illusions That Will Blow Your Mind.

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Grey Bar

1599px-Gradient-optical-illusion.svgSource: https://commons.wikimedia.org

While it might seem like the grey bar in the middle changes shade, it’s actually the same shade throughout. The only shade that changes is in the background.


Black Shades

1600px-Optical-illusion-diamonds-C.svgSource: https://commons.wikimedia.org

We’re thinking the point of this one is to make us sick to our stomachs.


Wavy Leaves

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No, that’s not a GIF. Stare straight in the middle and the wavy leaves should slow down or stop moving entirely.


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Triangles and Lines

800px-Fraser_Illusion.svgSource: https://commons.wikimedia.org

Those lines might look crooked but, of course, they’re actually totally horizontal.



Cow_IllusionSource: https://commons.wikimedia.org

It took us a while to figure this one out but after a second it finally clicked. Can you see the cow?

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