Vision is a rather unique 3D drawing device created by twins Ryan & Trevor Oakes, allowing almost anyone to draw images in perfect perspective using nothing but your eyes and a pen. The device MESSES WITH YOUR BRAIN by using a technique that splits the ocular system, creating two images of the subject, allowing the artist to literally trace one directly onto paper.
You should watch this video to see how exactly this works. Mind-blowing.
By playing a game called Foldit, where players (often with no scientific background) try to fold protein structures into their likely structures, players have unlocked a key structure in the fight against HIV.
So next time someone tells you to stop playing that game, open up Foldit and tell them you’re doing science!