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April 6, 2021

Use Your Illusion

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[This is the same photo, side by side. They are not taken at different angles. Both sides are the same, pixel for pixel.]

From My Modern Met:

This optical illusion stems from a seemingly simple photograph (above; taken by Daniel Picon) of a truck driving down a road.

We're looking at what appears to be two images of the same road taken from different angles.

But, in reality, this is actually a case of the same photograph placed side by side.

Can't believe that these roads are parallel?

The simple way to see that the images are the same is to hold your hand over the photos, covering up everything below where the curb ends.

In doing so, you'll see that the truck on the right isn't speeding along on a collision course into the left image, but that they are identical.

The more you move your hand down to reveal the space at the bottom of the photo where the curb ends, the more the road on the right appears to angle into the image on the left.

But if that still doesn't work for you, here's some proof pulled together by a helpful Imgur user.

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By separating the images, and stacking one on top of the other, it's much easier to see that what we're looking at is identical.

[via Richard Kashdan]

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1930s Shell Station

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Eight like this were built.

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Only one — located at the corner of E. Sprague St. and Peachtree St. in downtown Winston-Salem, North Carolina — survives.

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Mars Exploration Scottish Tartan

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From the website:

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LIght Switch Plate with Key Hooks

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Genius.

Choose from 10 colors.

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$5.99 (keys included with orders from Atlanta's southern suburbs).

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