Viral: An Arrow That Won't Point Left Is Giving The Internet A Headache

The 3D arrow is the handiwork of Japanese mathematician and sculptor Kokichi Sugihara

 Share
EMAIL
PRINT
COMMENTS
Viral: An Arrow That Won't Point Left Is Giving The Internet A Headache

An arrow that can't point left has left the Internet confused.


An arrow that can't seem to point left has left the Internet totally flummoxed. A video of the deceptively simple-looking 3D arrow is going viral online as millions of people try to figure out why, despite being turned repeatedly, the arrow only points in one direction.

According to The Mirror, this 3D sculpture is the handiwork of Japanese mathematician and sculptor Kokichi Sugihara. Since its video was shared online four days ago, it has collected over 2.7 million views on Twitter alone, along with thousands of comments and 'retweets'.

Watch the video below, and prepare to get totally confused:

According to the Twitter user who shared the video online, the arrow  was 3D printed with curves that our brains don't register, which is why it seems to never point left.

Here is how people reacted to the confusing optical illusion:

Love this optical illusion? Here is another, equally mystifying illusion by the same mathematician.

What do you think of this optical illusion arrow? Let us know using the comments section.

Click for more trending news




Get Breaking news, live coverage, and Latest News from India and around the world on NDTV.com. Catch all the Live TV action on NDTV 24x7 and NDTV India. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram for latest news and live news updates.

NDTV Beeps - your daily newsletter

................................ Advertisement ................................

................................ Advertisement ................................

................................ Advertisement ................................