500 Optical Illusions

500 Optical Illusions

Book - 2014
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You'll see . . . but won't believe! This amazing collection of 500 optical illusions brims with the best eye tricks and visual oddities. Try to figure out how many legs the happy hippo has; what's weird about a very unusual building; why a page with wiggly, wavy lines can make you seasick, and more! Some of the images go back hundreds of years, but they'll all astound you as they mess with your mind, your perception, and your brain.
Publisher: New York :, Sterling,, [2014]
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9781454911395
Characteristics: 538 unnumbered pages :,illustrations ;,17 cm.
Additional Contributors: Diagram Group - Illustrator
Alternative Title: Five hundred optical illusions

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peawormsworth
Jun 22, 2016

avoid this one.
It repeats the same sort of puzzles over and over and the drawing quality it poor with thick lines, so most optical effects are limited. Some pictures seemed like they were made with a fat marker.
Also, the book has small dimensions, softcover and thick, so all the pages are bent and cannot be flattened, thus ruining most of the visual effects.
IMO: optical illusion books should be well printed and color on wide flat pages in a thin book.

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ManMachine
Oct 15, 2015

If you thought that you could believe your own eyes - Just wait till you get an eyeful of 500 (Yes! 500!) optical illusions - And, then, look again - 'Cause maybe (just maybe) what you are seeing is not exactly what it appears to be.

In this often-amusing book, I guarantee, you'll literally go cross-eyed at the vast and varied selection of some of the world's most eye-tricking, mind-boggling puzzles, tricks, and visual oddities ever assembled together in one complete volume.

While some of these puzzles are quite new, others are hundreds of years old. And with a little time and patience you'll soon be able to train your eyes and your brain to see and think differently when viewing them. (*Be sure to watch video*)

*P.S.* - If you do get stumped - Hey, don't fret. The answers are all conveniently there for you in the back of the book.

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