This Optical Illusion Will Make You Doubt Your Own Eyes For the Rest of the Day | 22 Words

We all know that optical illusions exist, and some of us may even know the weird factors at play that make them work.

But that doesn't stop them from being completely mesmerizing and bizarre. We've seen a bunch of them, but this might be the craziest one yet.

Relax your eyes!

Or don't! (This isn't the optical illusion, but the next image is so trippy that you won't need to squint to see what the fuss is about.)

Here it is. Everything you need to know is contained in the tweet.


People can't even agree if they're straight or not.

They don't look straight, do they? This person is convinced they are, though. Claiming they used a straightedge.

Well, this person insists that, no, they're straight.

"Absolutely" and "Illustrator" have me convinced. They start and end at the same height, too.

Tilt your screen or lock your phone and pivot, and you'll get a revelation.

They are straight. So what's going on here?

Here's the "answer" in adorable animated form.

That sorta clears things up...sorta. It's amazing how unreliable our brains can be when we toss the right combo of shapes and colors at it, huh?