As the original Reddit headline states, "Took me longer than I care to admit."
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Actor Harry Anderson, best known for presiding over NBC's 'Night Court,' has died. He was 65. Read the rest
Rolling shutters and algorithmic stabilization created an interesting effect on this racing footage. Read the rest
Lately I've been staring at an awful lot of line art GIFs.
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At a Houston apartment complex called Market Square Tower, residents can walk on air (in water) via a glass-bottomed pool suspended 500 feet in the air. Read the rest
Artist Geoffroy Amelot created this Lego-centric replica of Vincent Van Gogh’s famous self-portrait.
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This classic, $5 trick earns amazing reactions.
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Starting with a fake Paris built to lure Kaiser Bill's incendiary bombs, through to the pretend industrial towns used in WWII England to divert 900 tonnes of munitions, to the pretend airbases built in the Pacific Northwest and through to the Viet Cong's pretend villages to disguise tunnel complexes. Read the rest
A fun compilation of auditory illusions, some of which we've covered on BB previously but are even more compelling when experienced one after another! Read the rest
In this video, Mariano Tomatis shows how to create chocolate out of nothing. Here is his explanation of this wonderful phenomenon, known as a missing square or vanishing area puzzle. (Thanks, Ferdinando Buscema!) Read the rest
Which way is the train going? Magic from just four frames! (It's a real train station so of course there is an actual answer, but that's no fun.) (via Neatorama) Read the rest
A beautiful video of sound curiously affecting a stream of water.
The old cups-and-balls "shell game" trick so effectively exploits the human brain's ability to be deceived that, even when the cups are see-through, you can still get played. Read the rest