This Is The Most Mind-Blowing Optical Illusion We’ve Seen Since #TheDress

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  • What. Is. Going. On.

    This is probably the most confusing, shocking and crazy video we’ve ever seen – so of course we had to share it with you, to set your minds racing over the weekend.

    This looks like a normal table, with objects on it, right? Well, it’s not. Before we spoil it for you, behold…


    Created by visual artist Brusspup, the video shows a shot of the table with objects like a cup, mirror, Rubik’s cube and a torn page.

    Once a hand reaches in to the frame and turns the items round, we realise they’re not objects at all, but just optical illusions.

    The trick, according to The Telegraph, is known as an ‘anamorphic illusion’, which, they write, ‘means the viewer (or, in this case, viewing device) has to occupy a specific position for the distorted item to appear normal. From any other angle, the illusion falls flat.’

    Do you even understand what is going on right now? Because we don’t. Let us know your thoughts @marieclaireuk

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