Optical illusion you can try at home using a mirror, now known as the Glitch in the Matrix

TIKTOK users struggle to get acquainted with viral video of mind-boggling mirror illusion.

People have realized that if you stand in front of a mirror and look down, you can still see your feet in the reflection even though the mirror doesn’t reach the floor.

People can't care

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People can’t carePhoto credit: @kyliekathleen88

TikTok star Kyliekathleen88 was inundated with confused comments after her daughter revealed the ruse.

One said she “found a flaw in the matrix”.

While another couldn’t believe it: “Why can you see something that is NOT in the mirror?”

A third stunned user admitted, “For some reason my brain just can’t take care of it, even though people have explained it.”

If you’ve just tried it yourself and are just as stumped, don’t worry, you won’t go crazy.

It turns out there’s a perfectly logical scientific explanation for this, based on the law of reflection.

“The law of reflection states that when a ray of light reflects off a surface, the angle of incidence equals the angle of reflection,” it says physics lesson.

So basically it depends on the angle you are at and how the light from your feet reflects off the mirror.

“It’s like seeing a car in the right wing mirror while driving, even though it’s not directly in front of the mirror,” explained one commenter.

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The color is known as “True Cyan”.

There is also a so-called ‘Super Illusion’ that makes you see things that don’t exist.

The trippy animation appears to show a stickman climbing and jumping stairs, but your eyes are very deceiving.

Meanwhile, another of two elephants on a seesaw lets people hear a thump, although there is no noise in the video.

How can you still see your feet in the reflection if they aren't directly in front of the mirror?

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How can you still see your feet in the reflection if they aren’t directly in front of the mirror?Photo credit: @kyliekathleen88

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