In the mood for a visual challenge? Click through to see some illusions that'll puzzle your perceptions and delight your senses.
HIDDEN ANIMAL: With this color-coding, you should be able to see the hidden lion more clearly. Click here to return to the original page.
SIDEWALK SPHERE: Created in Paris by Francois Abenalet, this ingenious sidewalk installation goes beyond the usual chalk drawings by incorporating actual grass and trees. It's a classic example of anamorphosis -- a distorted image that only takes its "proper" form when viewed from exactly the right angle.
GEORGE WASHINGTON: America's first president gets a little homage in this illusion, which includes both a picture and a signature that work equally well when viewed upside-down.
IMPOSSIBLE ROOM: LEGO mastermind Henry Lim has used the plastic blocks to create a convincing three-dimensional version of M.C. Escher's famous mind-boggling lithograph, "Relativity."
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