PEOPLE have been left baffled over an optical illusion of grey squares that look like they are moving. At first glance, the image - which has a collection of squares around the edge and in the middle of a plain background - looks more like a gif than a still pattern. However, this is actually incorrect as the picture isn’t moving at all. The optical illusion has been circulating on Reddit, after being shared by user evilgator , and it has now received 25,000 upvotes. The caption said: "This is not a gif." Many people were highly impressed at the illusion, with one writing: "Depending on which eye I use, the inside or the outside wiggles. Wtf?" THE SCIENCE BEHIND OPTICAL ILLUSIONS This brief explanation may help to unscramble your brain... Optical illusions make a little bit more sense when you learn that our eyes have very little to do with what we see and it is our brains that play the key role in creating images and trying to protect us from the … [Read more...] about ‘Intense’ optical illusion leaves people divided – so what do YOU think is happening in this picture?
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Parents have mixed feelings about proposals to help school children catch up on missed learning. All schools in England will reopen tomorrow, as part of Boris Johnson's four-step plan for leading the country out of lockdown and back to normality. It follows nearly a year of disruption for school children, with face-to-face teaching replaced by online learning. Schools have remained open during the third coronavirus lockdown for vulnerable children and the children of key workers, but many pupils have had to contend with remote learning. As a result, a variety of options are being mulled over by ministers in a bid to help children catch up. Advertisement Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player COVID catch-up plan for pupils On Sunday, the education secretary told Sky News that longer school days , shorter summer holidays and five-term years are all options under consideration. These will be … [Read more...] about COVID-19: Parents divided over proposals to help school children catch up on missed learning
Video Loading Video Unavailable Click to play Tap to play The video will auto-play soon 8 Cancel Play now Meghan and Harry's tell-all interview is said to have left Harry’s dad Prince Charles and brother William “saddened”. Today Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's interview with Oprah Winfrey will air in the United States. If the revelations are as shocking as expected, then the frosty relationship between royals on both sides of the pond could get worse. A Palace source told The Mirror: “The overriding feeling throughout this whole sorry saga is one where many people, especially the Prince of Wales and Duke of Cambridge, have been left immensely saddened." Ahead of the programme the Queen has issued a special BBC broadcast to mark Commonwealth Day. Harry and Meghan's televised conversation with the famous talk show host, which has fuelled tensions within the monarchy, will air in the US on Sunday night before being broadcast on … [Read more...] about Meghan and Harry interview LIVE: William and Charles ‘saddened’ over Oprah chat