The advertising design website Design Taxi recently covered the optical illusion (seen right) used by Audi to promote its new hazard detection system. Although the darker, blurry text reading “You’re driving. It’s dark. Suddenly” are easier to perceive when further away, as a driver approaches the billboard the words “A DEER!” will appear.

The Laughlin Entertainer spotlighted Rick Thomas (above) recently. The biggest surprise in the piece? Probably that among his biggest influences are Liberace and Freddie Mercury. Thomas has shows scheduled in Laughlin, Branson and Vegas this year; you can check his schedule for details.

Wanna hold your breath David Blaine style? io9.com recently covered the science, sport and technique of breath holding and freed diving.