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Startup: The Diamond Illusion

I love optical illusions, and this is one by someone who excels in the art. Check out “brusspup” on the Tubes of You for whacky sciency demonstrations and tons of fun optical illusions.

  • skitter

    With a little work, I can see the pairs of lines even with the sticky corners.
    Can't make a square without them, though.

  • CaptianNemo2001

    Does not trip me up either. Just focus on one line and your good.

  • B72

    Note to engineering students: this is not how you convert linear motion into rotary motion.

    • skitter

      Technically, you could put an eccentric circle inside the lines, sort of like an inside-out camshaft.

      • B72

        Can you think of a solution where adding squares at the corners helps?

        • skitter

          It's the structure that holds the opposed sets of pistons in place.

    • CaptianNemo2001

      Wankel engine? Square wheels?

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