Amazing illusion: Watch water flow like never before

This is real, but there’s a catch.

(Credit: Screenshot by Christopher MacManus/CNET)

Water can be a solid, liquid, or gas — and one heck of a dazzling science experiment when you pump up the volume.

A mind-bending video by YouTube user Brusspup shows how falling water can take on a zigzag pattern after two influencing factors: a nearby device emitting a 24Hz sine wave noise and a camera recording at 24 frames per second.

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“The speaker is vibrating 24 times per second, which causes the water hose to vibrate 24 times per second,” said Brusspup about the water video in an e-mail interview with Crave. “The camera is filming at 24 frames pe… [Read more]

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