This mind-boggling optical illusion proves we can't always believe our eyes

It's been a few days since we saw a good optical illusion, so we were due another dose of bewilderment. And sure enough, here's one that leaves us unable to believe our eyes – or the eyes in the illusion itself.

The optical illusion shows a series coloured eyeballs arranged in five columns. Each of the three eyeballs in each column appears to be a different colour. But alas, we're told that's not the case. Confused? So are we. It seems like this is another mind-bender for our list of the top optical illusions of all time.

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Joe Foley

Joe is a regular freelance journalist and editor at Creative Bloq. He writes news, features and buying guides and keeps track of the best equipment and software for creatives, from video editing programs to monitors and accessories. A veteran news writer and photographer, he now works as a project manager at the London and Buenos Aires-based design, production and branding agency Hermana Creatives. There he manages a team of designers, photographers and video editors who specialise in producing visual content and design assets for the hospitality sector. He also dances Argentine tango.