Monthly Archives: January, 2011

Seeing is Believing?

Kokichi Sugihara, a Japanese scientist, shows how he can fool your eye by knowing how your brain works. If you thought you knew optical illusions, think again.??

The full story can be read/ seen here, with a link to a longer video showing more amazing illusions:??

"Your Lying Eyes: Can This Be Happening?" : Krulwich Wonders : NPR http://n.pr/eEtMxy

The Merger of Commerce & Culture

From a??Groupon??email offer (for a car wash & oil change) comes this encouraging sign that America is not entirely about greed and low-brow lifestyle:??

Poems_as_currency

More proof here that Google was nuts to offer $6 billion for Groupon: they pay cash and collect future revenues in ??? Haiku? Sonnets?
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