MC Escher's Impossible Waterfall Is Not Impossible

Watching a real life version of Escher's Impossible Waterfall melts my brain. The more I look at, the more confused I get! Thankfully, the secret on how the whole illusion works is out. There's clear DIY instructions on how to make your own impossible waterfall on Instructables and that video above shows what's … » 4/28/11 9:20pm 4/28/11 9:20pm

How That Impossible Escher Waterfall May Have Been Built

Remember this? Still pretty crazy! But maybe a little less so after taking a look at David Goldman's theory of how exactly this contraption was put together: » 2/18/11 8:40pm 2/18/11 8:40pm

Watch Escher's Impossible Perpetual Motion Waterfall Brought To Life

The water runs uphill, drops back down, spins a wheel, and runs right back up hill again. For perspective-bending artist M.C. Escher, that vision this carefully sketched lithograph. » 2/16/11 1:00pm 2/16/11 1:00pm