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The Sciences

Pareidolia to go

Bad AstronomyBy Phil PlaitMarch 14, 2009 11:34 PM


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I've been getting email about lots of pareidolia on the web... 1) The Telegraph has fish with human faces. Well, since those really are faces -- albeit fishy ones -- it's not exactly pareidolia. And the picture they have makes it look more like a cat to me. Still, Cool. And weird. 2) The Telegraph also has a series of religious pareidolia, but they don't have my Lenin shower curtain. Maybe he doesn't count as a religious icon. But it kinda looks like Randi, too. 3) I mentioned this before, but it's worth linking again: treeidolia. I swear, it's hypnotree.

Tip o' the (something that looks like a hat but really isn't) to fellow Hive Overminders Melissa Lafsky and Amos.

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