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    Cool Optical Illusion

    The blue and the green | Bad Astronomy | Discover Magazine

    It's one of those that makes you say, "No way!"


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    Re: Cool Optical Illusion

    I love these. Best part about some of my psych classes at ISU.



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    Re: Cool Optical Illusion

    Does it ever make you wonder what you really see in your environment? Couldnt nature do similar things as a defense?



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    Re: Cool Optical Illusion

    Quote Originally Posted by bostinelosd View Post
    Does it ever make you wonder what you really see in your environment? Couldnt nature do similar things as a defense?
    Like animals with adaptive camoflouge, or harmless animals that look similar to not harmless ones? (Coral snakes, monarch butterflies, ect)


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    Quote Originally Posted by Flag Guy View Post
    Like animals with adaptive camoflouge, or harmless animals that look similar to not harmless ones? (Coral snakes, monarch butterflies, ect)

    Nah, thats different. That stuff is blending in with environment, not necessarily an illusion like above.



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    Quote Originally Posted by bostinelosd View Post
    Does it ever make you wonder what you really see in your environment? Couldnt nature do similar things as a defense?
    I was thinking more like fish that could bloat their appearance. Is that called a puffer fish or blow fish or something?



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    I'm going to possibly derail my own thread (yes CylentButDeadly, I see the irony ) but speaking of awesome nature stuff:

    My avatar is this unbelievable picture of a snake and a frog caught in a stalemate--the snake has the frog by the lower jaw, and the frog has it's "hand" wrapped around the snake's neck. So cool. Here's a bigger pic:



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    Re: Cool Optical Illusion

    Quote Originally Posted by bostinelosd View Post
    Nah, thats different. That stuff is blending in with environment, not necessarily an illusion like above.
    Maybe, but it's still about fooling your eyes into seeing something else


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    Re: Cool Optical Illusion

    Quote Originally Posted by bostinelosd View Post
    Does it ever make you wonder what you really see in your environment? Couldnt nature do similar things as a defense?
    Somehow I married a beautiful woman so something had to have been at work. I must have been an optical illusion to her. Imagine her disappointment.



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    Quote Originally Posted by SpokaneCY View Post
    Somehow I married a beautiful woman so something had to have been at work. I must have been an optical illusion to her. Imagine her disappointment.

    Lets hope her eyes dont adjust.



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    Quote Originally Posted by isucyfan View Post
    I'm going to possibly derail my own thread (yes CylentButDeadly, I see the irony ) but speaking of awesome nature stuff:

    My avatar is this unbelievable picture of a snake and a frog caught in a stalemate--the snake has the frog by the lower jaw, and the frog has it's "hand" wrapped around the snake's neck. So cool. Here's a bigger pic:

    That is a pretty sweet pic...thread derailer



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    Quote Originally Posted by isucyfan View Post
    I'm going to possibly derail my own thread (yes CylentButDeadly, I see the irony ) but speaking of awesome nature stuff:

    My avatar is this unbelievable picture of a snake and a frog caught in a stalemate--the snake has the frog by the lower jaw, and the frog has it's "hand" wrapped around the snake's neck. So cool. Here's a bigger pic:


    So, are they still like this, or has a resolution been reached?



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    Re: Cool Optical Illusion

    cool illusion. thanks for sharing.


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    Re: Cool Optical Illusion

    Quote Originally Posted by bostinelosd View Post
    So, are they still like this, or has a resolution been reached?
    i think negotiations are set for next year



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