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8 August 2019, 15:01
A new illusion doing the rounds shows motorists on a bridge apparently disappearing as they drive towards a river.
What's going on?
Twitter user @DannyDutch first posted a video of cars seemingly disappearing as they head off a bridge.
Here's the video:
It didn't take long for people everywhere to be thoroughly confused, with some theorizing that it was to do with some Harry Potter-style wizardry.
Going to Hogwarts— Mohammad Waqas (@MohammadWaqasr) June 30, 2019
They'll all probably wind up on Diagon Alley. #HarryPotter— Vasant Subramanian (@VasantS10) July 1, 2019
Its a portal to another dimension pic.twitter.com/Nk9kJwwCOs— Kai Russo🌈♻🌎🗺♥🚀🌈 (@kaithebeaurusso) June 29, 2019
They are not so secretly testing teleportation technology through the use of controlled wormholes that were accidentally discovered by the Large Hadron Collider. All were volunteers and a few actually made it back to the lab nearly in the same shape that they left in. pic.twitter.com/OwSKuMfwVk— Robert (@Robert00696780) June 30, 2019
Thankfully, users eventually figured out what the heck was going on.
It turns out, that the bridge isn't actually a bridge at all. It is a normal road, and what appears to be a river is actually the roof of a carpark that the cars were driving into, as the video was shot from above.
It's obvious as soon as you realise!
The video has been shot from the roof of a terrace. The water & dirt accumulation gives the appearance of a river & the terrace wall appears like a bridge— DCP (@ab041937) June 29, 2019
Here's somebody's approximation, I didn't get it either until I saw this pic.twitter.com/Da4CfvzQDk— Corey Miller (@StopEatingBees) August 5, 2019