5 Cool Optical Illusions

November 5, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

Escher’s Waterfall

Edward Kopp, a student at Intermedia Design in Germany, recreated the illustration by M.C. Escher in a video that has had more than 2 million views on YouTube. The video is also posted on the school’s website, but no explanation is given as to how it works. 




A Matter of Perspective


Balls Seem to Defy Gravity

This is a 3-D model, not a computer graphic. 


Honda Commercial Full of Illusions