The Best Optical Illusions
These are seriously cool. Take a look at win, place, and show, as selected by a group of neuroscientists and psychologists. The curve ball one still freaks me out. It's amazing--and frightening--to realize just how imperfect our senses are. So much of what we see is actually provided by our own brains "filling in the gaps". Unfortunately, sometimes our brains just flat get it wrong.