The Phantom Message Optical Illusion

Look closely. Or not too closely ... and you'll see an optical illusion on the album sleeves of the band Soulwax. (Need a hint? Don't look directly at your monitor - view the picture above at an angle).

The Monkey Buddha has one more example: Link | Another Phantom Message - Thanks Paul Micarelli!

Update 8/1/08 - Sleevage featured this first (they also have many more cool album covers) - thanks Ashley Ringrose!

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The dots that spell the wording are slightly smaller than the ones that make up the background. So when you look from further away or take up your glasses or squint so your vision is blurred, you can see the areas that make up the lettering are denser in black than the surround.
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I could see it without my glasses once I got within a foot of the monitor (farther away than I usually have to be to read letters of that size.)

But I found it easiest to slide the glasses to the tip of my nose and look through them.
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