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9 Optical illusions that will leave you mystified

Jillian Denning is a writer, blogger, and teen soap specialist. Her go-to karaoke song is Heartbreaker by Mariah Carey. Follow her on her blog at Jillian Lorraine. and on Twitter @jillianlo.

Look closely. Something is strange about these videos. Are they real, or merely illusions?

Social media and video have collided in a big way and to big, fantastic results. Vine, in particular, has provided creative geniuses a new outlet for their imaginations to shine. Here are nine optical illusions from Vine that will leave your head spinning. Take a deep breath.

2. Upside down and backwards

This beautiful video of New York City in the rain is actually a lot cooler than you think. Watch it upside down. Yes, you saw it correctly. Now watch it right side up. Now upside down again. Is your head spinning yet?

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