Maybe you`ve heard the Missouri state slogan that they`re the "show me" state? Or perhaps you`re familiar with the expression, "I only know whut I sees?"
Our senses are notorious for being the least reliable way to gain
knowledge and understanding. Yet so many people believe that if
something feels right, it`s indeed right and correct and true in an
I looked at the first illusion on this page
and just couldn`t believe it. So, despite further proofs and evidence,
I copied the image into Paint Shop Pro, created an area of gray
matching the one checker square, then moved it to the other.
I`ll be flummoxed if it isn`t exactly the same color! Yikes!!
At the bottom of the page are links to a whole world of other
fascinating illusions, for your entertainment. But keep in mind that if
you use your eyes to validate reality, either for yourself or for other
people, you`re running a risk. Maybe something to consider when it
comes to Web page design, colors, and layout?