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The Ambiguous Cylinder -a very impressive optical illusion created by Meiji University professor of engineering Dr Kokichi Sugihara that won second place in the 2016 Best Illusion of the Year Contest.

What the actual hell, is what you would be saying, had you not recourse to Make Anything’s reverse engineering of the trick, below.


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The parrot is a woman. The pool is a lie. The tattoo is by Paul O’Rourke of Allstar Ink in Limerick.

MORE: Top 10 Most Mind-Bending Illusions In 2104 (My Modern Met)

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Take My Lightning But Don’t Steal My Thunder: artist Alex Chinneck’s theatrical painted and carved foam and metal installation at Covent Garden in London: a 40 foot long ‘building (modelled on the original 1830 Covent Garden Market building) whose upper half appears to float above its stone base.

Available to explore until Friday.