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The Ames Room

This is a classic optical illusion:


Here is the room's layout: the walls, floor and ceiling are all angled to create a "forced perspective":

Today's pictures & links:
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Additional Awesome LEGO
(to go with the recent article)

Tentacles, Sea Monsters, Cable bugs - serious (almost) anime zoo, created by Danny Rice:

The Ohm creature, from Hayao Miyazaki's "Nausicaa" animation:

(images credit: Danny Rice)


Prepare for Launch

Russian payload, time-lapse photography:

Adequate security:

(originals unknown)


Symbols... symbols, everywhere

(image credit: Accuracy & Aesthetics)


Cool Shot of the Day
(in cooperation with National Geographic magazine)

(photo of Siauliai, Lithuania - by Gianni Oliva)


Mixed fresh links for today:

Frozen in Time: Abandoned huts in Antarctica - [fascinating]
The web is closed for spring cleaning! - [funny]
Fish with a creepy-looking face - [nature]
Cotard delusion of being dead and missing organs - [weird] - via
Strange sound recordings - [article]
Personal Space Invaders - [hilarious]
Here is how a small Tokyo house can feel larger - [cool video]
Don't try this: Avalanche Surfing - [wow video]
Hummer can do this? - [car video]
Over-excitable airport trucks - [video ad]


Snow-white Cuteness

(original unknown)


Great hotel inside Cappadocia Caves, Turkey

More info at this site. Seems to be pretty cool location (assuming it's not haunted by specters of the past). We also wrote about Cappadocia Caves at the end of this article.


Awesome Bird Characters

(image credit: E. J. Peiker)


Weird Tree Formation

This must be some kind of Photoshop:

(original unknown)


Suicide Teddy

Goes with our "Suicidal Gadgets" article

(image credit: Robert Redman)


Knitting, v2.0

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Blogger Lawrence Barry McCook said...

Broken link for the Antarctic huts.

Blogger Avi Abrams said...

fixed, thank you!


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