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Date: 11/18/10 01:31 PM

39 Responses to Corkscrew Illusion Will Hurt Your Brain

  1. Profile photo of KoalaMeatPie
    KoalaMeatPie Male 18-29
    2578 posts
    November 18, 2010 at 1:10 pm
    Link: Corkscrew Illusion Will Hurt Your Brain - When science meets magic, logic gets thrown out the window.
  2. Profile photo of EntrE
    EntrE Male 18-29
    535 posts
    November 18, 2010 at 1:41 pm
    oh come on! this trick is cheap
  3. Profile photo of LandoGriffin
    LandoGriffin Male 30-39
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    November 18, 2010 at 1:42 pm
    Am I missing something? All they are doing is rotating them around and around, right?
  4. Profile photo of liberalirony
    liberalirony Male 18-29
    196 posts
    November 18, 2010 at 1:44 pm
    :-/
  5. Profile photo of slab-of-rage
    slab-of-rage Male 18-29
    769 posts
    November 18, 2010 at 1:44 pm
    burn the witch! burn the witch!
  6. Profile photo of sofaking42
    sofaking42 Male 18-29
    252 posts
    November 18, 2010 at 1:50 pm
    He is simply holding the two corkscrews with two pinched fingers at each end and then he just pulls his hands in each direction the wire slides through his fingers causing them to spin but never separate.
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    BrimstoneOne Male 30-39
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    November 18, 2010 at 1:51 pm
    twisted!
  8. Profile photo of Fatninja01
    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
    25420 posts
    November 18, 2010 at 1:54 pm
    Cool!
  9. Profile photo of WhoaHeyDude
    WhoaHeyDude Male 18-29
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    November 18, 2010 at 2:04 pm
    ...No.
  10. Profile photo of freddyferret
    freddyferret Male 40-49
    11741 posts
    November 18, 2010 at 2:08 pm
    The big deal is what exactly???
  11. Profile photo of Angelmassb
    Angelmassb Male 18-29
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    November 18, 2010 at 2:22 pm
    They can control THE MATRIX
  12. Profile photo of SvampeBob
    SvampeBob Male 18-29
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    November 18, 2010 at 2:26 pm
    @sofaking42 did you make this ?
  13. Profile photo of DrunkStepdad
    DrunkStepdad Male 40-49
    206 posts
    November 18, 2010 at 2:34 pm
    wires tend to stretch when you pull on them
  14. Profile photo of TR-Wolf
    TR-Wolf Male 18-29
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    November 18, 2010 at 2:37 pm
    Stupid.
  15. Profile photo of coffeekoneko
    coffeekoneko Female 18-29
    1008 posts
    November 18, 2010 at 2:39 pm
    I see what you did there!

    I just don`t see how...
  16. Profile photo of Volsunga
    Volsunga Male 18-29
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    November 18, 2010 at 2:51 pm
    Not that hard to get, think in 3 dimensions.
  17. Profile photo of chimmeychang
    chimmeychang Male 30-39
    685 posts
    November 18, 2010 at 2:51 pm
    MAGNETS!
  18. Profile photo of Jasonbobdude
    Jasonbobdude Male 18-29
    1598 posts
    November 18, 2010 at 3:29 pm
    My mind wasn`t exactly blown... But it still looked pretty neat, I guess.
  19. Profile photo of DamienLike
    DamienLike Male 13-17
    705 posts
    November 18, 2010 at 3:54 pm
    Well that was weird.
  20. Profile photo of rbt_food
    rbt_food Male 18-29
    322 posts
    November 18, 2010 at 4:02 pm
    did something cool happen?
  21. Profile photo of a1butcher
    a1butcher Male 40-49
    4809 posts
    November 18, 2010 at 4:31 pm
    Ummm... What?
  22. Profile photo of Penelopi
    Penelopi Female 18-29
    85 posts
    November 18, 2010 at 4:37 pm
    Did they cut out something like boobs or a cool explosion because this was nothing remarkable.
  23. Profile photo of ZethM
    ZethM Male 18-29
    14 posts
    November 18, 2010 at 4:40 pm
    My brain feels no pain. You failed, corkscrew illusion.
  24. Profile photo of 420foy
    420foy Male 18-29
    671 posts
    November 18, 2010 at 5:15 pm
    ...whats so amazing about that...
  25. Profile photo of scoomanchoo
    scoomanchoo Male 18-29
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    November 18, 2010 at 5:47 pm
    It looks like they`re coming apart but the overlapped region stays the same length... it looks neat if you try to count the overlapped crests/troughs
  26. Profile photo of agamemnon
    agamemnon Male 18-29
    215 posts
    November 18, 2010 at 6:46 pm
    Do you all really not get it? It looks like he`s holding the coils tightly and pulling them apart. His hands get further away from each other, and it looks like the coils are separating, but they don`t separate at all. It looks neat.
  27. Profile photo of TheWaffle
    TheWaffle Male 18-29
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    November 18, 2010 at 8:40 pm
    *blinks* woah!
  28. Profile photo of ilfg
    ilfg Male 18-29
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    November 18, 2010 at 9:28 pm
    if you can understand an Archimedes screw, you can understand this
  29. Profile photo of Maromi
    Maromi Female 18-29
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    November 18, 2010 at 10:03 pm
    I don`t get it, what`s the illusion?
  30. Profile photo of 3002-3038
    3002-3038 Female 18-29
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    November 18, 2010 at 10:03 pm
    ..yay. you can slide your fingers..
    -_-
  31. Profile photo of NitroJunkie
    NitroJunkie Male 70 & Over
    758 posts
    November 18, 2010 at 10:23 pm
    No, jackass, his fingers are not sliding over the wire. Watch the little white spots on the wires.
  32. Profile photo of snunicycler
    snunicycler Male 18-29
    87 posts
    November 18, 2010 at 10:33 pm
    this is dumb
  33. Profile photo of Jandoisking1
    Jandoisking1 Male 18-29
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    November 19, 2010 at 1:19 am
    A Feb 1934 issue of Popular Science Magazine helped me solve this mystery!

    Link
  34. Profile photo of MikeyNiv
    MikeyNiv Male 18-29
    697 posts
    November 19, 2010 at 1:42 am
    NitroJunkie, i believe thats just the light reflecting.
  35. Profile photo of SumRandom1
    SumRandom1 Male 18-29
    794 posts
    November 19, 2010 at 7:51 am
    what?!?! thats an illusion, man im a dratin magician then
  36. Profile photo of zombunny
    zombunny Female 18-29
    2525 posts
    November 19, 2010 at 8:05 am
    I fail to see why this is so mind blowing.
  37. Profile photo of squirrelaids
    squirrelaids Male 18-29
    17 posts
    November 19, 2010 at 10:52 am
    THAT is a mind f**k
  38. Profile photo of Wai-Yu
    Wai-Yu Female 13-17
    246 posts
    November 20, 2010 at 10:42 pm
    wazza?
  39. Profile photo of Mario561
    Mario561 Male 18-29
    57 posts
    November 21, 2010 at 1:44 pm
    AAAAAAARRRRRRRRRRGGGGGHHHHHHH!!!!!!
    MY BRAIN!!!!!!!

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