The world’s best new illusions are available for your vote! Read about the science behind them here!
Countdown to the Best Illusion of the Year Contest and Final Honorable Mention: "The Blue Topaz" Illusion
Worldwide voting will take place on the contest’s Web site, from 4 P.M. EDT on October 4 to 4 P.M. EDT on October 5. Help us choose the top three winners!
Countdown to the Best Illusion of the Year Contest and Second Honorable Mention: "Rooftops" Illusion
Worldwide voting will take place on the contest’s website, from 4pm EDT on October 4th to 4pm EDT on October 5th. Help us choose the top three winners!
Countdown to the Best Illusion of the Year Contest and First Honorable Mention: "Moving Fairy-Tales" Illusion
Worldwide voting will take place on the contest’s Web site, from 4 P.M. Eastern time on October 4 to 4 P.M. ET on October 5. Help us choose the top three winners!
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Contestants are invited to submit one-minute videos featuring novel illusions of all sensory modalities (visual, auditory, etcetera) and/or cognitive nature. The top three winners will receive: $3,000 for first place, $2,000 for second place and $1,000 for third place
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