illusion

GPS for the Soul
We've got the tools, the language and the incentive. We've got the truth available to us. All we need now is the desire to open our ears to hear and our eyes to finally see.
Culture & Arts
Erika Lizée's exotic, illusionistic paintings extend into quasi-sculptural installations that nimbly occupy literal and liminal space at the same moment.
Politics
Such radical gyrations in the climate are already causing unseen suffering and hardship for countless of the earth's inhabitants. Millions of people have been displaced from their homes or lost their livelihoods as a result of one degree of warming.
GPS for the Soul
What takes your awareness away from the present moment and shakes it to the core until "now" no more exists? Who promises you that things will be different time after time only for you to stumble upon yet another disappointment?
Science
"When you look at something that, for example, is yellow for a long period of time, you stimulate the cells that are positively
Culture & Arts
When French juggler and illusionist extraordinaire Lindzee Poi's "amelymeloptical illusion" video first went viral, we were
Education
Mathematics is all about numbers and number crunching, right? Actually, no, only part of it is. It's more about curiosity, logic, patterns and beauty, and also has its share of delicious surprise, wonder, intrigue, paradox, mystery and magic.
Culture & Arts
French juggler and illusionist Lindzee Poi has released this video titled "Amelymeloptical illusion" involving just four
Culture & Arts
MOMIX delights in all that is illusory in the world -- a butterfly from a chrysalis, a flower from a bud.
Culture & Arts
It is simply a paper cutout from complex angles that are joined together to create this wonderful sensory stimulation. Enjoy.
Videos
Illusionist David Blaine has taken part in his fair share of antics, but his most memorable stunt wasn't magic-related. He
Environment
If you're looking for something soothing to see that happens to involve dolphins and a wonderful visual illusion caused by
Religion
My friend, you did not show up to be a pastor or a lawyer, journalist, or missionary, or a mechanic or server at Waffle House. You are here instead to awaken out of all illusions. The illusions cause the suffering.
Politics
It is my view that the lamentable, endlessly recurring cycle of atrocity and counter-atrocity that has been so characteristic of human history derives significantly from the turning to metaphysical illusion in the effort to evade the traumatizing impact of human finitude.
TED Weekends
2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgIf he says he held his breath underwater for 17 minutes and four seconds, and that he did it through intense training and a deep understanding of the physiology of his own body, then that should be good enough. I should take him at his word. I want to believe.