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Offline Alandriel

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Now,  - hello first!  ;D

sit comfortably or / and

- if you're accident prone or at all even slightly concerned -

surround yourself with lots of fluffy pillows. Just to be safe  ;)


You're about to experience something    W E I R D









Have a look
















yes! You open your eyes now fully and stare at










            oops! Still there?




           Good! Check out the second one

and pretend the ruler is not there (sorry, was too lazy to edit the piccie)







See what I mean?


Now tell me why. What's going on? Why do patterns like this create a 'dizzy' effect?



 

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Dizzy! Or ....why is it my eyes do this funny thing..?
« Reply #1 on: 23/12/2008 23:08:49 »
I didn't notice anything dizzy about the second picture. Have a look at this http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Optical_illusion
 

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« Reply #2 on: 23/12/2008 23:10:10 »
Theres plenty more dizziness here!! http://www.michaelbach.de/ot/
 

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« Reply #2 on: 23/12/2008 23:10:10 »

 

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