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24 Creative Optical Illusions

By: Marissa Brassfield - Published: Sep 17, 2008
Remember those optical illusion books where you focus on the image of the old crone until it looks like a beautiful young woman? These books are a mainstay within elementary school science classes to illustrate the tricks our mind can play on us.

The optical illusions in this cluster are similar to those of our youth, but they've been updated to include modern technology. From beds that look like they're floating in midair to commercials that present one optical illusion after another in rapid-fire fashion, these unique products prove that our fascination with the disconnect between mind and vision continues even beyond childhood.