10 fun things you can do to play with fire

Everyone has a little bit of pyromania in them, it just depends on when it wants to come out. After watching this Brusspup video of 10 tricks to do with fire, I know exactly when I'm going to start playing with fire again: the next big power outage. I'm totally going to make fire tornadoes, rising water, candle… » 3/25/15 2:24am 3/25/15 2:24am

These cool animated optical illusions never get old

I never get tired of Brusspup's Amazing Animated Optical Illusions series because I love making my eyes feel dumb and in turn making myself feel even dumber. It's always good to humble yourself with optical illusions. Especially optical illusions that seem to be animated to move but are actually just well designed… » 12/16/14 12:04am 12/16/14 12:04am

This amazing T-rex illusion is somehow moving its head to follow you

As far as tyrannosaurus rex replicas go, this one seems pretty cheery. Sure, it has sharp teeth and claws but they look playfully toothy. One thing scary about it though: the head and eyes seems to follow you wherever you go. Like the paper T-Rex is watching your every move. What's scarier? It's not actually moving.… » 12/23/13 9:12pm 12/23/13 9:12pm

Even cats get fooled by these optical illusions that appear to move

It's okay to be fooled by these 'animated' optical illusions. They totally look like they're moving. Hell, the cat watching them was fooled too. But the truth is, they're all just a masterful visual trick. The image isn't actually moving, the special sheet in front of it just makes it seem that way. » 12/13/13 12:16am 12/13/13 12:16am

How to Build an Amazing Secret Monitor Only You Can See

Dealing with sensitive numbers in a top secret Excel spreadsheet? Reading classified documents that you don't want people to see? Or most likely, exploring the more salacious parts of the Internet and don't want to be thought of as a creep? Follow these instructions that show you how to create an awesome secret… » 10/29/13 11:30pm 10/29/13 11:30pm

Bring Pacman into Meatspace With This Illusory Poster

Starring everyone's favorite little yellow-circle-minus-a-wedge, the latest mind-melter from YouTube illusion wizard Brusspup changes perspective depending on where you're standing. It's even got the ghosts all spooked out. [YouTube] » 2/17/11 8:40am 2/17/11 8:40am

Watch This Unraveled Cassette Tape Become a Boom Box

BrussPup, we well know, is a master of illusions. For his next trick, watch him render an impressively detailed boombox using only unraveled cassette tape. Don't worry, you'll remember what both of those things are once you see them. [YouTube] » 10/22/10 8:00pm 10/22/10 8:00pm

See This iPad's Still Images Come to Life With a Simple Transparent…

The materials for YouTube Illusionist BrussPup's latest feat are simple: an iPad loaded with some images and a transparent sheet striped with black bars. But when the two are combined, those images come to life like you'd never expect. [YouTube] » 10/08/10 11:20am 10/08/10 11:20am

Remainders - The Things We Didn't Post: Tricky Tricky Edition

In today's Remainders: tricks of all sorts. Wisair cuts some cords with their wireless display adapters; Netflix warns the FCC of potential loopholes in the Comcast/NBC merger; the inimitable BrussPup plays with our heads (and ping pong balls); and more. » 2/08/10 6:00pm 2/08/10 6:00pm