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So that's why some water slides at parks are shaped the way that they are. Yay, learning. 

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Confusing Images to Inspire Some Double Takes

Just a small change of perspective and we've got people with dog faces, giant seagulls and magic disappearing stairs. Double take moments of optical weirdness occur all the time. t's like your brain doesn't follow its own rules. They start to fall apart when it comes to eye-confusing moments of double-takery.

Images of warped perspective that make people double take | photo taken at the perfect timing Buddha statue holding an airplane | carpet pattern that makes the floor look uneven
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Via Vsauce
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Vsauce gives a unique look at what optical illusions are all about. After watching this, you'll think differently the next time you're drilling a hole in someone's tooth or counting the number of zebras in a zebra herd.

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You may remember him from when he dazzled Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie on the Today Show, pilfering all manner of goods from them while using nothing but misdirection and sleight-of-hand. Now he has a TED talk, where he reveals one of the strongest tricks he has in his arsenal: natural human psychology.

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You'd be surprised by how much your brain doesn't know what's going on at all.

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