OPTICAL ILLUSIONS AND WONDERS
Added on: 28th Mar 2016
The visual opposite of Crepuscular rays, these appear to originate
from a point on the horizon and spread upwards.
This butterfly has some incredibly realistic camouflage.
A magnetic hill is a hill that is actually sloped downwards but due
to its surroundings the hill appears to slope upwards.
The effect is best seen by putting your car in neutral
and drifting “uphill”!
Found around the world, salt flats can cause some interesting
depth and perception illusions due to not having a point of
Located on the border of Arizona and Utah, this sandstone rock
formation is a favourite spot for hikers and backpackers.
The Apache Head in the rocks is a famous site at Ebihens,
France. It is known as a pareidolia, or a stimulus which we
perceive to be significant but really isn’t.
Found in Alberta, Canada and seen from Google Earth, this rock
formation bears the appearance of a human head wearing an
Aboriginal Canadian headdress. Thanks to several human
structures the Guardian seems to be wearing
These lens shaped clouds have been responsible for more than
one UFO sighting.
We’re just going to end the list on clouds, and Arcus clouds are
some of the coolest. Oftentimes seen along the coast,
they can look quite foreboding.