November 2, 2007

Infinite zoom coastline illusion

Filed under: Illusion, magic — ubikcan @ 8:46 am

I love illusions and magic and came across this intriguing infinite zoom illusion of a coastline:

I got this from Mighty Optical Illusions, a whole site dedicated to optical illusions.

Not only are these entertaining but they’re very good for teaching cartography (well designed maps are essentially illusions anyway).

How about this for fake apparent depth for example:


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