How the Heck Does This Ball Not Roll Off This Roof?

If it looks like a roof and it’s sloped downward like a roof, it should act like a damn roof and have stuff freaking slide off it, right? Not when it comes to Kokichi Sugihara’s “Impossible Rooftop.” Even if you place a ball on top of this model house’s roof, it won’t roll off. Instead, the ball will break physics, bend gravity, and probably even time travel a little as it dances all around the roof’s edges—until it finally settles on top of the roof’s ridge.


Perspective is a helluva drug, man.

[ASOBIDEA via BoingBoing]

Share This Story

Get our newsletter


Flying Squid (Today is my last day on Kinja. Bye.)

You could have put up this video of the same illusion which also shows how it’s done...