An optical illusion is always
characterized by visually perceived images that, at least in
common sense terms, are deceptive or misleading. Therefore, the
information gathered by the eye is processed by the brain to
give, on the face of it, a percept that does not tally with a
physical measurement of the source. Even
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An Introduction to Optical Illusions - Optical
illusions are considered as malfunction of the visual system. This
phenomenon is also viewed as bringing out particular good adaptations of
visual system to particularly standard viewing situations. These
adaptations are considered to be hard-wired in brainís system.
Consequently, inappropriate interpretations of visuals scene are causes.
Teuber (1960) defined it as illusions of the senses tell us the truth
Optical Illusion And Magic - Perhaps, optical illusion and magic are no different
from each other for both share the same effects: they
amaze and fascinate and deceive the human eye. A
suspecting audience will lose the chance of catching the
trick if you are perfectly endowed with sleight of hand
skill and interest...Read
This impossible triangle seems to twist in three dimensions.
In spite of what your eyes are telling you, the smaller
off-center circle is actually perfectly round.
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Turkey Day Fun
1. The world's largest turkey was on display at a fair. Everyone was admiring it when suddenly a woman ran up and shot the turkey and left. Everyone knew her yet nobody made any attempts to stop or report her. Why?
2. What are unhappy cranberries called?
3. What part of the Turkey has the most feathers?
Most of us eat turkey on Thanksgiving. But how many eat turkey also as a Christmas meal?
Understanding The Holiday
Thanksgiving to most folks means family and friends and Turkey, or maybe beer and football. Many do not know or even care about the significence of the Holiday. Way back in the 1600's a group of people who were members of the English Separatist Church (Puritan's) in England fled their homeland to escape religious persecution. They boarded a ship and sailed to Holland in the Netherlands. In Holland the people enjoyed a brief time free from the religious persecution they faced back in England, but they soon became frustrated with the Dutch peoples bad morals and what they considered sinful lifestyles.....
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The turkeys revolted three years ago. Not coincidentally, that was the same year mankind last had Thanksgiving dinner. We should have seen it coming. It was the logical conclusion of our perennial turkey oppression. Years of slicing, dicing, chopping, and carving in the name of tastiness. Gobble-gobble, indeed. Even as the revolution flared, we thought it would be easy. We thought they were dim-witted, clumsy, unworthy adversaries. We thought they would soon be on our Thanksgiving dinner table again. We thought wrong. They had outside help.