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'Beach' optical illusion has been perplexing the Internet this week

By T.K. Randall
March 12, 2023 · Comment icon 6 comments

Is this a beach... or something else ? Image Credit: Twitter
An optical illusion that has been doing the rounds for years has resurfaced once again on social media.
What do you see in this image ?

Initially, pretty much everyone will likely answer that they can see a night-time beach scene with the ocean waves lapping against the shoreline, a star in the sky and a boat off in the distance.

On closer inspection, however, things may not be quite as they seem.

This mind-bending illusion, which has been baffling people on social media for years, has a secret that might not even be obvious if you happen to know what to look for.
The 'beach', it turns out, is in fact an image of a car... yes, a car.

If you look closely, the 'sand' is in fact the ground beneath the car and the 'ocean' is the bodywork.

It can take some time to switch your perception from one to the other.

Can you see one or both of these interpretations ?

Source: Mail Online | Comments (6)




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Comment icon #1 Posted by Edumakated 12 months ago
In other news, a picture that is so low res it can be interpreted many different ways....
Comment icon #2 Posted by Gumball 12 months ago
It's fitting cause this potato has been taking paranormal photos for years.
Comment icon #3 Posted by LateNightAiza 12 months ago
Ahhh yes.. Jebated again!~ ^^
Comment icon #4 Posted by Grim Reaper 6 12 months ago
I am with you, and by the way Welcome to the Forum!
Comment icon #5 Posted by Alchopwn 12 months ago
That running board is toast.
Comment icon #6 Posted by LadyPhoenix 12 months ago
I can see it. I was initially thinking perhaps a side view of an aquarium, though that didn't seem quite right.  Photos like this are fun. 


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