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Cultural Optical Illusion
Category: Double Meanings | Added: October 12, 2009 | 16 comments
This sketch is interesting because what it shows can vary depending on the cultural background of the observer. To those in the west who are used to being indoors this picture can appear to show a family sitting in the corner of a room with a window through which vegetation can be seen outside. Show the same image to someone in Africa however and the perception changes, the rectangular room corner looks like a tree and the window appears as an object being balanced on the woman's head.

Cultural Optical Illusion
Image Credit: This image is believed to be in the public domain.

Fish or Girl
Category: Double Meanings | Added: October 4, 2009 | 46 comments
Another double meaning illusion, does this picture show a plate with a fish on it or does it show a girl's face ?

Fish or Girl
Image Credit: This image is believed to be in the public domain.

Man or a Mermaid
Category: Double Meanings | Added: September 30, 2009 | 15 comments
A classic double meaning illusion, is this a drawing of a man with a moustache or is it a mermaid at the bottom of the ocean ?

Man or a Mermaid
Image Credit: This image is believed to be in the public domain.

Pyramid Pillar Illusion
Category: Double Meanings | Added: September 26, 2009 | 24 comments
This photograph taken in Bad Langensalza, Germany shows one of many pillars placed around a fountain. The illusion here is that the pillar can either appear to be hollow or to have a pyramid on the top depending on which way you look at it. The shadow on the right gives it away slightly but its still quite convincing.

Pyramid Pillar Illusion
Image Credit: Flickr user alpha_prashanth

Drink Driving Sign Illusion
Category: Moving Images | Added: September 24, 2009 | 21 comments
This sign post designed to stop people from drink driving is a unique take on the "waves" illusion, if you look closely you'll see the words on the sign moving in a wave-like fashion to simulate how you might perceive things when intoxicated.

Drink Driving Sign Illusion
Image Credit: This image is believed to be in the public domain.

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