Don’t say we didn’t warn you!

In this contribution to the “Illusion of the Year” award, Kokichi Sugihara from Meiji University in Japan demonstrates a magic mirror that appears to turn circles into squares. However, the foolery is found in the combination of shapes used and how those shapes mess with our sense of perspective.

I need to take my brain for a little lie down…

Thank you to IFLScience for bringing this one to our attention!