The internet is full of amazing pictures. There are some which make you laugh or cry. And then there are some which are so confusing, they make you look at it again and again. These pictures have a special trait about them and it is called an optical illusion. It looks like something else, but it is something that is totally unexpected. Just have a look at the pictures and be prepared to knock yourself out –
1. What Kind Of Legs Are Those?
The baby looks super cute from waist up. But when you look down at her legs, you could easily scream out. She has got extremely slender legs making you think she has got some disease. In reality, she is holding a popcorn bag, which has blended with the surroundings.
2. You Are On TV
You might be thinking that the TV is switched on. But this is not the case. The person who’s shown on TV is actually the owner of the house whose reflection is shown on TV, thanks to the bright sunlight.
3. The Colony From Outer Space
If you thought that it was a colony from outer space, then you need to think again. Yes, your mind is playing games with you because it is an aerial shot of the annual Burning Man festival.
4. Who’s Wearing The Cap?
Yeah, this picture shows two men embracing each other. But this hug creates an optical illusion. It does not allow you to understand who’s wearing the cap. Actually, it is cop’s cap whose head is hidden behind that of the bearded man.
4. The Hole To The Other World Is In The Library
This shot has been taken from an empty reading desk in the library. If you look at it, then it looks like a hole that will take you to another dimension. Be careful, otherwise, you might fall into it.
5. The Baby’s Awkward Ponytail
Does the baby have an awkwardly hanging ponytail? Have a closer look and you will realize it is the woman’s wig which is hanging on the mirror frame.
6. The Swimming Pool’s Upside Down
The pool is not upside down, but the photograph really is. It makes you wonder which way is straight up and which way is upside down. It might take you a lot of time to figure it out.
7. The Angry Banana Slice
The standing banana piece in a dish of milk, fruit and cereal looks quite odd. It seems that the banana piece is quite angry. But it is in fact, the marks inside a banana.
8. That Actually Looks Like A Dog
Have a look at it yourself. Doesn’t it look like a spaniel or a beagle looking in the direction of the camera? But if you look closely, then you will be able to see a technician with headphones on.
9. Who’s On The Inside, Who’s On The Outside?
The man is inside the store and the dogs are outside. The dog’s reflection in the window makes you think that they are inside and the dog on the floor seems like doing a dirty act.
10. Mermaids Are For Real
The man went scuba diving and his legs are looking like a fish’s tail. No, he’s not a mermaid at all. He’s a normal human being and the surface of the water is playing games with the mind.
11. Buffed Up Arms With Slender Legs
This man has spent a lot of time in the gym and worked on his arms. They are so muscular. But look at his shrivelled up legs, they are extremely slender, giving you an expression that he may be suffering from a disease. In reality, his pants have a black patch, which makes his normal-sized legs look diminutive.
12. The Giant Dog
If you think it is a giant dog, then you need to think again. Just change your perspective and imagine that a dog might have poked his head inside a dollhouse?
13. There’s Somebody Buried Underneath
These hand impressions have been taken on red sandstone. But from the way you look at it, it seems that somebody is trapped underneath the red sand and is trying to push his way up.
14. Beach Or Car Gate?
If you thought that was the night sky, with the sea flowing over the beach, then you are not alone. Everybody who has seen this picture has reacted in the same way. However, This is the bottom of a car which needs immediate repair.
15. There Was A Cat In The Manger?
The manger is supposed to have Baby Jesus in the middle. But here instead of Jesus, you find a cat. What’s the mystery behind this? But in fact, this is a real cat which came down and sat over the effigy of Jesus.
16. The Shoulders Are Extremely Broad
Have a look at this TV Anchor’s shoulders. They are too broad and look like they are straight out of a cartoon. But is it the way it looks? No, actually, the anchor is wearing a blazer of the same color as the fabric of the chair. That is what created this optical illusion.
17. The London Dog Is Falling Down
It looks as if the dog is either doing a backflip or he is falling down from a ledge. But if you look from a better perspective, the dog is actually sleeping on the pavement.
18. The Dirty Magazine
A horse is drinking out of a container while his face is being reflected from the shiny surface. But for all those dirty minds out there, it might seem something straight out of an adult magazine.
19. Cringeworthy Hold On The Baby
It might look as if this father is holding the baby by its head and letting the legs hang freely. For most of the parents, it might be an inappropriate hold. But if you look closely, then you will see that the babies legs are near the man’s arms and the dress is hanging underneath.
20. The Headless Subway Traveler
Where is the head of this passenger? It might look as if somebody has severed his head. However, the head of the passenger has simply rolled over to its side, because he is in a deep sleep.
21. The Cat Wearing A Black Hat
It is a white cat that is sound asleep with a black cat. But does it look like that? From the look of it, it looks like the white cat is wearing a big black hat, just like the ones Her Majesty’s guards wear.
22. An Extreme Case Of Cat Confusion
The cat is peeking from a ceiling from underneath a set of retractable stairs. But from underneath, it is all looking so confusing. One cannot make out where what is placed. Even I am having a hard time describing it.
23. The Girl With A Man’s Arm
Here you see a young girl who has a big hairy arm. Is she a monster or something? No, she is a normal girl who is sleeping alongside her father, but we are not able to see the father’s head. So this is how the optical illusion is created.
24. Is It A Planet Or Something Else?
It looks like a planet, but it is not. Take a closer look, what do you see? You will see that it is none other than our own planet, but this picture is taken through the telescopic vision of a camera.
25. The Giant Man Over The Mountains
If this looks like a giant man on top of the mountains, then your eyes are deceiving you. The picture has been shot in such a manner that the size seems huge from theat perspective.
26. The Cow’s Live Head
How can a cow’s head be floating in mid-air and be alive as well? Is it even possible? But if you feel you have been foxed out by magic or something then we will tell you a secret. The photographer has taken the picture in such a way the body of the cow is hidden behind its head.
27. The Tilted Building
No, the building is not tilted, but the roads are. All you need to do is tilt the camera at the angle of elevation of the roads, and you will get this mind-blowing effect. Isn’t it fabulous? I am loving it for sure.
28. The Eyes On The Glasses
No, this is not a funny pair of glasses. It is a normal pair of spectacles which are reflecting the underneath of a table lamp. The reflection is placed in such a manner that it seems the glasses have got eyes.
29. The Boy With A Man’s Hand
While this photo was being taken, the kid was moving his hand. And it blended right with his grandfather’s hand. Now, the kid has one big hand. And, if you look at it, then you will admit that it’s looking a bit strange.
30. Did The Sun Really Do Any Good?
The girls feel that the glare of the sun gave a cool effect. However, when they posted this picture on a social media platform, the people who viewed the picture felt quite differently about it. They said the sunlight gave the girl on the left a bizarre haircut.
31. The Case Of The Missing Legs
Three people means six legs, right? But count what you see in the picture. There are only four. Where are the rest of the legs? If you feel that somebody among them is disabled, then you are wrong. The legs of the man who is seated in the middle, has one of his legs blend in with the man on the right. The legs of the man on the left have one of the legs hidden behind the arms of the couch. Since they all are wearing jeans, that is why there is such confusion.
32. Man Floating In Mid Air
If you thought Daddy is floating in mid-air, while the girls stand on the ground, then you are in for a surprise. The color of the man’s denim is of the exact shade of the lake in which he is standing.
33. The Cat With The Funny Yellow Lips
Look at the cat. It looks as if it has swollen yellow lips and those lips are looking like Cheetos rings. But it is in fact, a big donut toy.
34. Help, My Friend Is Falling Off The Cliff!
The men in the picture are brilliant. One of them laid down and the other jumped in the air, while the third one, who is taking the picture obviously, captures this perfectly timed shot. This image was then tilted sideways and re-shot again. So you understand what was going behind the scenes?
35. The Head And The Body Got Mixed Up
The woman in the blue sarong and the bikini top is hugging the man who is wearing the white shirt. But if nobody told you, you would have a hard time guessing whose head and whose body it is.
36. Is There A Hole Inside The Cat?
It might seem that way. But in reality, it is a cat who has a weird colored patch which corresponds with the shade of the sand in the sunlight. It is also shaped perfectly to give that illusion.
37. The Car’s On Fire
If you thought that the car was on fire, then here is a secret you should know. It is not. What you see is a combination of the reflection of the fireplace overlapping with the view of the car from a window.
38. The KFC Stick Man
If you see it this way, then it is impossible to see it any other way. The head looks okay, but the bow tie resembles a stick man. The son’s observation is not a wrong one.
39. Did Her Pants Just Fall Down?
When you see it for the first time, you feel that way. But take another look at the picture. You will realize the shoes are designed like that. Fashion standards are falling with each passing day. What do you think?
40. Where Is The Cat’s Body?
This illusion is extremely mind-boggling. Even we cannot offer you any explanation for it. Where do you think is the cat’s body? If you seem to have a logical answer, then write it down in the comments section below.