Monthly Archives: July 2014

Felice Varini Brings Optical Illusions Up to Another Level

Felice Varini is a Swiss artist who was nominated for the 2000/2001 Marcel Duchamp Prize, known for his geometric perspective-localized paintings in rooms and other spaces, using projector-stencil techniques. Felice paints on architectural and urban spaces, such as buildings, walls and streets. The paintings … Continue reading

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Bertrand Russel’s Theory of Knowledge

  Is the color green a property of the grass, the photon, or the detector? Bertrand Russels mind bending argument in full: i) If naive realism is true, then things are what they seem, and we can study how things … Continue reading

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Supercool 3D Optical Illusion

Just another proof that you just can’t trust your eyes.

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New Technology May Reveal How Long You’ll Live

Facial recognition technology may soon become personal, as a group of scientists is working on a system that analyze an individual’s longevity prospects based on how his or her face has aged. The research is still in its early stages, but … Continue reading

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