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I believe everyone is quite familiar with many optical illusions. This is one of the most known optical illusions. When we stand on railway tracks, we have the impression that the tracks in the distance get closer and touch each other. If we stand on a hill and look down at the town under us, we see the nearby houses bigger than the houses in the distance. Is this an illusion?! How would we otherwise have a real sense, what near to us and what farther away is?! Thanks to this “illusion”, we can truly perceive the reality. The “illusion” with
This video is about Gravity Hills and tries to explain how they work, if you never heard about the subject, a Gravity Hill is an illusion created by nature in which a road appearing to go up actually has a downhill slope. I also approach other illusions like the Ames Room and the impossible motion ramp. If is not clear in the video, I'm Portuguese and Braga is my home city, this road is quite a tourist attraction and almost every day you can spot people with their cars in neutral trying it out, to see in which direction the car goes. If after the video you still have any doubt about the subj