Item #: SCP-XXXX

Object Class: Safe

Special Containment Procedures: SCP-XXXX is to be contained in a standard storage locker in Site ██. Not at any point is any person allowed to take the USB that SCP-XXXX is stored on and any that do so without proper authorisation are to be punished accordingly. Any non-Foundation owned videos of SCP-XXXX are to be deleted by Foundation Personnel along with the accounts they belong to.

During tests of SCP-XXXX, personnel conducting the tests are to only view the test through cameras installed in testing chambers in order to prevent the effects that SCP-XXXX bring. Tests require the approval of one (1) level 3 personnel.

Description: SCP-XXXX is a one (1) minute and 23 second video minute long video that was originally uploaded onto the video viewing platform know as ████████. Initially, text will show up stating that the viewer look to the centre of the screen. The first 60 seconds of SCP involves the quick moving of blue, orange, white and black stripes that bring on a hypnotic effect1. The effect is common in videos similar to SCP-XXXX. The following 23 seconds is a black screen.

Upon the subject looking away, they will be induced with a headache and will begin exhibiting anomalous effects approximately 6 hours after exposure. The anomalous effects greatly vary between test subjects, however, one effect shared upon subjects is the face of an elderly man of an indistinguishable race with white facial hair and wearing a green beanie. Brain hemorrhages and paralysis have been identified as the most dangerous of SCP-XXXX's affects. For more information on effects viewed, see Addendum 01.

Every seven (7) days, an account will unpload a