Optical Illusions

Knocked Upside Down Christmas Tree

$219.99 from Amazon »

And you thought skewering your Christmas tree to the stand was hard before. Treetopia's terrific optical illusion, the 7' Knocked Upside Down Christmas Tree, gives everyone out there looking to stand out - or, as it were...

Happy Half Pint Glass

$12.71 from Amazon »

The Happy Half Pint Glass is the perfect gift for the beer lover...the beer lover who maybe loves beer a little too much. Who maybe needs to cut back a little. Say, by half...

Gravitational Displacemats

$25 from Moma Store »

Hey, it's a trick placemat! Either that or a new line of cast iron dishes and silverware. Nah, it's the placemat. The Gravitational Displacemat, as they're called. These optical illusions for the dinner table add a few...

InstaSaber AR Lightsaber App

FREE from InstaSaber »

Recent grads can finally put that rolled-up diploma to good use with the InstaSaber. And everyone else: grab a sheet of copy paper or unopened pack of chopsticks, and prepare for virtual battle with all offending lamps...

D'Lite Magic Light Trick

$23.95 from Amazon »

You won't mind being all thumbs with a pair of D'Lite Magic Lights on them. Sure, they're an old standard in any magician's bag of tricks, but I bet they'll still wow a room full of today's youth, a generation of gamers...

Flaming Fire Wallet Magic Trick

$15.99 from Amazon »

Nevermind the girl, this wallet's on fi-re! / This wallet's on fi-re-erer-erer. / Looks like a bi-fold, but it's in flames / Ashed my cash, melted all my cards / Guess you'll have to pay...

Painted Furniture

$2,499 - $3,499 from GNR 8 »

Whoa. That chick just sat in a painting. Can we do that now? How about comics? Is it going to be like Cool World soon? Tokyo-based design studio YOY developed this series of wicked optical illusions whose true nature...

Shift Self-Bending Paperclip

You know who loves magic tricks? Kids. You know who else loves magic tricks? Hopefully all the women I invite home for a night of fine 7-layer dip and shots of Sauza Silver after I show them my magic trick...

Invisible Bike

I wonder which is less comfortable: Jimmy Kuehnle's Invisible Bike or Jimmy Kuehnle's invisible outfit. In other words, would you rather require rectal surgery or pass out from heat exhaustion and develop a full-body...

True Mirror - How Others See You

$200 from Amazon »

The True Mirror idea is simple (and old; it was first patented in 1887): place two mirrors at right angles and have a look-see. Its effect, though, elicits the complexities of realization spanning everything from Whoa!...

Lucid Dreaming Mask

Sold Out from Amazon »

The philosophy and science behind the Remee Lucid Dreaming Mask makes the most sense to the highly intelligent, the highly self-actualized, and the highly high. For the rest of us, watching the accompanying video is probably...

Clone Your Face 3D Mask

$3,920 from Real-f »

On a bad hair day, you might wear a wig. Now, on a bad face day, you can wear a REALFACE. REALFACE is a 3DPF--three-dimensional photo form--that elevates the powers of standard 3D printing, and combines them with 3D modeling...

Wicked Optical Illusion

Believe it or not, the blue and green in this image are actually the same color. Seriously. No, I'm not joking. I was calling my eyes liars too, but it's true. If you save the image and open it in Photoshop, you'll clearly...