Morning Cup of Links: Winning Illusions

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The winners of the annual World's Best Illusions competition have been announced. The top three are posted for your edification and amazement.
Flight 1549 landed in the Hudson River and everyone escaped OK, but how did they get that plane out of the water? One photographer recorded the process for posterity.
Star Trek or. Star Wars? Warning: Spoilers. Hollywood should know by now what we like to see.
Real life spy gadgets are every bit as good as something from a comic book. And they get smaller and more affordable all the time.
Dan Coulter managed to get Moby Dick in its entirety on Twitter. It took 12,849 Tweets over nine months, but it is complete. (via Boing Boing)
Carousel is a video of one still scene, but what a scene it is! If you didn't hate clowns already, you will now. (via Everlasting Blort)
Six Phantom Phenomena. Can you trust your senses when you feel things that you know aren't there?

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May 14, 2009 - 12:34am
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