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5 optical illusions that will blow your mind

Optical illusions are designed to deliberately mess with our minds. Optical illusions are defined as visual images that differ from reality – the eyes & brain ‘see’ something that doesn’t match the physical measurement of the image. Here are 5 of the best examples of optical illusions.   Illusion 1# A Bend in the Road

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Colour doesn’t exist

This is likely to blow your mind – but colour doesn’t really exist. Glenn Barden, one of the “brains”, excuse the pun, behind the PBS/BBC series The Brain with David Eagleman, explains.   We all think we know what reality is – it’s the rich textured world that’s all around us.  But what if I