"The personal blog of Geoffrey McCabe"

Hula Cam Video at Burning Man

Posted by on Apr 7, 2014 in Burning Man | Comments Off on Hula Cam Video at Burning Man

This is a really fun video… much better than I thought it would be when I saw the title:

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Floating Cube Paper Illusion

Posted by on Dec 31, 2013 in Optical Illusions | Comments Off on Floating Cube Paper Illusion

Wow, amazing!

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Six year old girl schools older kid in breakdancing competition

Posted by on Mar 6, 2013 in Dance | Comments Off on Six year old girl schools older kid in breakdancing competition

Really a great and inspiring video of how talented kids can be at a young age:

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The most incredible Origami

Posted by on Sep 18, 2012 in Art | Comments Off on The most incredible Origami

Origami Tarantula

Amazing art comes in all shapes and sizes. I’m as impressed by a folded piece of paper such as the tarantula above, as I am by a huge fire sculpture at Burning Man.

The following gallery has examples of the world’s most amazing origami that will blow your mind:

http://designyoutrust.com/2012/08/35-amazing-examples-of-origami-artworks/

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Bulging Circle Illusion

Posted by on Jul 23, 2012 in Optical Illusions | Comments Off on Bulging Circle Illusion

Wow, this one really looks like it’s moving more than any other illusion I’ve seen. I’m not sure who made it. If anyone knows, please let me know so I can give a credit/link.

Incredible bulging circle illusion

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Moving Tunnel Illusion

Posted by on Jul 6, 2012 in Optical Illusions | Comments Off on Moving Tunnel Illusion

Amazing moving tunnel illusion

This is really amazing. It seems to be moving and one would suspect it’s an animated GIF file, but it’s not moving… it’s just a JPG file. It’s creepy how whatever part you’re looking directly at stops moving and the rest of the design starts to crawl forward…

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3D Globe Art in France

Posted by on Jun 14, 2012 in Art, Optical Illusions | Comments Off on 3D Globe Art in France

Large optical illusion in Paris, France
This is a 3D illusion installation in front of the steps of the city hall in Paris, created by French artist François Abélanet and ninety helpers.

It’s called ‘Qui Croire?” which means “Who to Believe” in English.

When viewed from this particular angle, it looks like a large sphere globe. It required five days to created this installation and used 1200m2 of grass lawn, 300 m2 of “sedum” plant, and 650 m3 of straw and sand.

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