Saw Blades And Hammers Ping Pong Paddle Trick

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Back in October, Tumba Ping Pong Show exploded online with their impressive Ping Pong Paddle Knife Throwing Trick. Viewers were amazed, but skeptical of the viral video which stands with over 3 million views. It just couldn’t be real.  Then Captain Disillusion deconstructed the video, explaining how they faked the inconceivable knife throwing.  But now, Tumba is back with […]

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Mind-Bending Illusion Makes A Pile Of Trash Look Like A Portrait

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What may look like a portrait of a man at first glance, is actually a pile of trash precisely put together to deceive the viewer. Bernard Pras is the artist who used forced perspective to create this impressive optical illusion. The portrait made out of everyday objects depicts Ferdinand Cheval, a French postman, who’s well-known […]

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33 Pictures Taken At The Right Moment

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We Bored Pandas are huge fans of perfectly timed photos that capture perfect (and usually funny or unexpected) moments that come and go with a blink of the eye. The internet is abound with images shared by people who have captured images at just the right moment or from just the right perspective, so we […]

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Anamorphic Illusions by Felice Varini

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If you’re one of those pandas who read our magazine daily, you probably remember Anamorphic Medusa Inside a Factory by Truly Design or Anamorphic Typography by Joseph Egan we’ve talked about earlier. Well, it appears that these guys are not the only ones experimenting with this technique. [Read more…] Swiss artist Felice Varini has been creating […]

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23 Stunning Anamorphic Artworks That Can Only Be Seen With A Mirror Cylinder

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A year ago, we wrote about Jonty Hurwitz and his amazing anamorphic art that can only be seen in the reflection of a mirrored cylinder. Although the technique was created in the late Renaissance (16th century), artist like Jonty and István Orosz made it popular again. We’ve begun to see more and more of this type of art […]

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Massive Optical Illusion Made of Recycled Objects

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You may think you’re looking at a bizarre painting, but look closer, and you’ll realize that it’s actually an anamorphic 3D sculpture. The massive portrait of Malian actor Sotigui Kouyaté is the latest work of French artist Bernard Pras. It was created entirely out of recycled materials such as clothes and rags, wood, glass lanterns, […]

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New Realistic 3D Paintings by Keng Lye Painted With Acrylics In Layers Of Resin

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Talented Singaporean artist Keng Lye, whom we previously wrote about here, is back with more of his stunning fish and aquatic wildlife illusions. Lye’s method is a brilliant bit of trickery. By pouring layers of crystal-clear synthetic resin and painting on it, he creates the illusion that what we’re actually looking at is a bowl […]

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25 Photos Of Shadows That Tell A Different Story

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Photography is all about the relationship between light and perspective, and nowhere is this made clearer than in these hilarious two-faced photos, where the subjects and the shadows that they cast tell two (often very different) stories. With just the right perspective and just the right light at just the right time, one can easily […]

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