Mighty Optical Illusions

Tilted Road Optical Illusion

Some time ago, Karthik has sent me this illusion of two parallel airplane tracks. Even though I checked over and over again, I can’t seem to comprehend these are two identical photos lined one next to each other. Why is this happening? What causes us to see the right track heavily tilted when compared to the left track? I realize we had few similar illusions before, yet what is happening here I can’t understand.

I also noticed one particular comment from few days back, suggesting I should allow you to rate posts from the homepage as well. Up until now, you were allowed to rate illusions only from inside the particular post. The reason I excluded homepage lyes in the fact that many of our posts are cut-off on the homepage. Many articles contain more than one photo, where only first one is visible on the starting page. Still, I tweaked the ratings so from now on you should also be able to vote from the homepage. Let’s see how this turns out…

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