Aural illusion
Aural illusion
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June 20 2008 2:28 PM

Aural illusion

This is totally amazing.

First, watch this video. It's short -- just a guy saying a single word -- and try to figure out what he's actually saying.

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OK, now the cool part: listen to the video again and close your eyes, or look away from the video. Seriously. Do it.

Isn't that awesome? I was blown away from this. I need to look into it more; I've never run into this before. I love illusions, and this must tie in somehow with aural pareidolia.

Tip o' the lobe to Way of the Woo.