Jun 27, 2012
(via The Presurfer)
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No they’re not.
yes they are, I measured them.
Same size, but as the source says, the illusion is that the background makes you think they can’t possibly be the same size
They are. The perspective of the street creates the illusion of them being different in size. You can check with a ruler.
DON’T FEED THE TROLL
Took me a second. The “vehicles” themselves are not the same size. But the IMAGES of the vehicles in the photo ARE the same size.
Looks like a photoshop copy paste. So your initial “vehicle” reference is invalid and irrelevant. Image manip no more no less.
Sigh . . . no, the vehicles and the images are the same size. They are the exact same image posted three times. The illusion is created by pasting the image on the background.
Your brain interprets the image, rather than three pastes of a car onto a random background, your brain wants to interpret the image as three cars on a street. And since you know that things appear smaller when they are far away, you interpret the farthest car as “bigger” because of the fact that it is the same size. The background makes you think it is farther away.
Take away the background and you will be able to see it clearly.
It is a photoshopped use of the same principle that makes the Ames Room work.
I think the moral of the story here is: “From a distance, the world looks blue and green.” An SUV’s mileage “problem” is all a matter of perspective.
This is the stupist thing I’ve seen all day
(But I like it.)
there all the same car look at the shadow oh the front fender they just resized the pic and lined them up
See above my comment, they haven’t been resized. It is an optical illusion. They images all the same size.
If you don’t have a ruler use your fingers. Once you have gotten the length (distance between your fingers) move your finger (being the same distance they were apart for the first car) over the other two. You will then see that the images of the car in this picture are exactly the same size.
I just used a micro ruler and they def r not the same size…….
That’s pretty slick. :)
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