How To Live In 3D

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I always take my glasses off during 3D movies. Just for a second, you know?

I’m not sure why or when I started doing this. For a few seconds though I like to see the unfocused version of the movie. Am I the only one who does this?

Maybe it helps me appreciate how incredible the actual technology and picture is.

The whole 3D process is kind of amazing. The images projected on the screen combined with the special glasses trick your eyes into seeing something that isn’t quite there. (Here’s a scientific look at the process from How Stuff Works)

What fascinates me is that the content of a 3D movie doesn’t change whether you wear glasses or not – just your outlook on it. Continue reading