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Some gifs have the ability to tickle fancies and confuse the mind.
This is one of those gifs:
Most people will see a number of small white dots rotating inside a black circle.
Except that’s not what is happening.
Actually, every dot is simply moving in a straight line. Go on, pick a white dot and follow its movement with your eyes.
@scienmag @Randomitable Awesome, love these things. https://t.co/neHPU01BvL — Bane the Brummie (@Bane the Brummie)
@scienmag @mathequalslove I think my brain just exploded. I mean that in a good way! — Kathy Howe (@Kathy Howe)
Mind = sufficiently blown.
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