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Money Risking Trick

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Is our world an illusion?

Hi, I’m Marc Gielissen. If you appreciate my work. then please subscribe and don’t forget to click the notification bell. We could ask ourselves if the world in which we live is just an illusion, some will just call it the matrix. In my book “Awakening Consciousness” I explain how we are influenced by our…

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Studying vection, an interesting optical illusion, with David Saint-Jacques

Hi! I’m David Saint-Jacques, Canadian Space Agency astronaut. Welcome aboard the International Space Station! Have you ever felt like you were moving, even though you were standing still? This illusion is known as vection, and it can be really confusing. Imagine experiencing this sensation while orbiting the Earth at 28,000 km an hour! Now imagine…

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Can You See These Optical Illusions?

Back in the mid 1800s, American psychologist Joseph Jastrow illustrated this animal. Some of you will see a duck, others a rabbit – but not both at once. The image itself allows for both interpretations and switching between them involves some mental effort. And when you look at the duck, for example, do you see…

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Optical illusions show how we see | Beau Lotto

I want to start with a game. Okay? And to win this game, all you have to do is see the reality that’s in front of you as it really is, all right? So we have two panels here, of colored dots. And one of those dots is the same in the two panels. And…

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This Illusion Might Not Work Depending on Where You’re From

[INTRO ♪] Everyone loves a good optical illusion. There are ones that play with your perception of color, or look like they’re swirling even though they’re still. And how about the Müller-Lyer illusion? It’s named after the German sociologist, Franz Carl Müller-Lyer, who came up the image in 1889. Basically, it’s a couple of arrow-like…

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The Moon Terminator Illusion

Hey, Vsauce. Michael here. This is called the dolly zoom effect and the optics that make it possible are also responsible for what’s called the moon terminator illusion. A terminator is the line between an illuminated and dark side. Light arrives perpendicular to the terminator but it doesn’t always appear to. Maybe you’ve noticed this…

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The Whole World Is An Illusion

The whole world is an illusion. Whatever you see outside — the mountains the lakes, the people whom you know — they are all illusions created by the senses and the mind together. And there are two types of illusions. One is our collective illusion; the collective illusion holds good for humanity in general, human…

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Will This Trick Your Ears? (Audio Illusions)

You may recognize the song being played as All Star, by Smash Mouth and, if you do, something amazing is about to happen Even though only piano notes are being played, if you know the song, you’ll start to hear the lead singer’s voice and the words being sung. I swear, what you’re hearing is…

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