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Face in the Beans Optical Illusion

According to Mr. Peabody it takes the average person 10 X 1.618 seconds to discover the face in the beans below.

Mr. Peabody and Sherman image

The image below "Sweet caffeine" is from the "Subtle Changes 2" photoshop contest on Worth1000. Can you find the face hiding in the beans? Just like every illusion of this type once you find the face you will always see the face..

Face In Beans optical illusions image

Sweet caffeine
By furitsu

How long did it take you to find the face?

Added bonus: What is the name of the machine that Sherman is adjusting in the top picture?

Double Bonus: Did you spot the optical illusion in the Mr. Peabody and Sherman picture above?

Answer to the double bonus:

There isn't a great mind bending optical illusion in the Mr. Peabody and Sherman picture above. There is however an effect that could make one think that this image is floating above the background.

Compare the Peabody & Sherman picture with the face in the beans picture. What effect does one image have that the other lacks? That's correct the Peabody image has a drop shadow that gives it a sense of depth.

What..... you scoff, that isn't an illusion at all. How can a simple shadow be called an illusion? What would happen if we varied the shadow, increasing and decreasing its size, would it have an illusion effect then? Check out this post and then tell me that a simple shadow isn't worthy of the title of optical illusion.


Anonymous said...

I can not see any face in the beans!

Anonymous said...

Nevermind1 I found it and it scared the heck out of me when I did.

Anonymous said...

i cant find the face...ive been sitting here for over 5 mins.!!

Anonymous said...

whoops i found it now 2. thats pretty freaky.

Anonymous said...

There is a face, count 6 beans from the left bottom et go to the right...There is bean that is a face...

Walt said...

The below comments previously archived on haloscan.com


what optical illusion in that cartoon picture???

I saw the head in less than 2 secs but i am still pondering over the Mr Peabody!!!

Red Hot Sexy Papa | Homepage | 08.03.05 - 11:25 pm



fun | 08.04.05 - 1:18 am


Red Hot, I have updated the post. You can see my comments on the Peabody and Sherman picture in the original post of face in the beans.

Walt | Homepage | 08.04.05 - 2:41 am


The Wayback machine

pater | 08.07.05 - 7:47 pm



Congrats on getting the name of the machine right. For some reason the machine's name is spelled WABAC. They never say what the letters stood for.

Walt | Homepage | 08.07.05 - 7:59 pm


Geeze...stupid head...took me a couple of minutes. I even was trying the stereogram method.

Reminds me a little (might even have been on your site) of the video where people are in a hallway, I think in front of elevators, passing a ball around and you are supposed to count how many times the ball gets passed or something and at the end they ask you, did you see the guy dressed like a monster? And the response is obviously no, there was no monster. Then you watch the video again and, holly cow, there was a guy in a monster suit as big as freaking day walking around that you missed simply because you were focusing on the ball...greatest illusion ever!

Don | Homepage | 08.12.05 - 9:54 am


Mobiles NZ said...

Yeah it scared me too!

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