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20 Movie Special Effects You Won’t Believe Aren’t CGI. JURASSIC PARK - Evolution of the Raptor Suits with John Rosengrant. (CLICK on the video above to watch the NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN Raptor Suit footage from JURASSIC PARK) Although Stan Winston Studio created multiple raptors for JURASSIC PARK, including full-size cable-controlled puppets, half-puppets and insert legs, some Raptor shots were most efficiently captured with a man in a suit.

JURASSIC PARK - Evolution of the Raptor Suits with John Rosengrant

SWS supervisor John Rosengrant was pegged as the main Raptor suit performer, with SWS concept designer Mark “Crash” McCreery also pitching in when the shot required two raptors. To determine the suit’s configuration, the Winston team overlaid Raptor drawings on images of Rosengrant in various positions. The crew then did a body cast on him, and sculpted the Raptor form around that cast. Pictured above: The 1/5th scale raptor maquette sculpted by SWS artist Christopher Swift. Pictured above: A miniature John Rosengrant revealed inside the raptor suit maquette. Pictured above: John Rosengrant (inside suit) and SWS artists Greg Figiel & Beth Hathaway rehearse at Stan Winston Studio. Cutting a Mobius strip in half : woahdude. No, This Hill In Canada Isn't Using Magnetic Force To Pull Cars Uphill. There are only 4 circles in this image, and none of them touch : illusionporn.

LuckisaFormula comments on The new White and Gold Power Rangers. The Science of That Dress. Playing catch. : illusionporn. Out of your head: Leaving the body behind - life - 13 October 2009. THE young man woke feeling dizzy.

Out of your head: Leaving the body behind - life - 13 October 2009

He got up and turned around, only to see himself still lying in bed. He shouted at his sleeping body, shook it, and jumped on it. The next thing he knew he was lying down again, but now seeing himself standing by the bed and shaking his sleeping body. Stricken with fear, he jumped out of the window. His room was on the third floor. What this 21-year-old had just experienced was an out-of-body experience, one of the most peculiar states of consciousness. How Does This Mind-Bending Illusion Work? An Optical Illusion that Explains the Origins of Imaginary Monsters. Why Does This Mummy Appear To Open And Close Her Eyes? This is a poorly performed magic trick (but you'll fall for it anyway) This video will blow your mind. Test Your Awareness: Do The Test.

Creating False Memories. Placebo buttons do absolutely nothing, and they are everywhere. I can tell you for certain that crosswalk buttons are not placebos.

Placebo buttons do absolutely nothing, and they are everywhere

Neither are the "Close" buttons on most elevators I've used. I walk to lunch from my office every day: I usually go a block down and across the street. So I know the crosswalks very well. Those buttons definitely do work. If you don't press the button, you do NOT get a "walk" signal. Now the question is whether the walk signal itself is useful in any way, or whether the traffic signals behave in exactly the same way whether or not the button has been pressed.

Now on to elevators: I have examined this before in two different places: the parking garage at my office and at an apartment building I used to live in. My conclusion was this: there is a minimum time and a maximum time that the door to the elevator will be open. But just to satisfy curiosity: I will time the elevator at work today and report back. =) Pulling a cat out of thin air. Surprise Dog Statue.

How Magicians Do This Trick. Penn and Teller -Explain Sleight of Hand. Penn & Teller Explain Cups & Balls. Rashad Alakbarov Paints with Shadows and Light « Cat in water. Artist Rashad Alakbarov from Azerbaijan uses suspended translucent objects and other found materials to create light and shadow paintings on walls.

Rashad Alakbarov Paints with Shadows and Light « Cat in water

The best part is that you can easily create something similar at home – all you need is one or two lamps and some items from your desk. The stunning light painting below, made with an array of colored airplanes has found its way to exhibitions like the Fly to Baku at De Pury Gallery in London. Rashad adds, “Above the cloud with its shadow is the star with its light. Above all things reverence thyself.” Comments comments. Shadow Hands!!!!! Amazing!!!!!! 見ると触ってみたくなる立体的トリックアート. This anamorphic optical illusion is the most mind-bending thing you'll see today.