#22525. Asked by Bombay. (Sep 10 02 12:52 PM)
An illusion. http://skepdic.com/indianrope.html gives a good explanation of the appearance of the trick, if not the solution. It's the basis of a good short story by Joan Aiken, and there's another short story I'm trying to identify.
Tue Sep 10 12:26:14 CDT 2002 (Delete Entry) (Reposted as one entry - McG)
Sep 30 02, 10:26 AM
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