kottke.org posts about pareidolia

Hungry helicopter eats delicious soldiersNov 27 2013

Hungry Helicopter

Scheming boxes and this hungry helicopter are neck and neck for the greatest example of pareidolia (aka faces in things).

Scheming boxesNov 13 2012

Scheming Boxes

Photo by @blawndee. This might be the best instance of pareidolia I've ever seen.

Pareidolia: "The erroneous or fanciful perception ofJan 10 2006

Pareidolia: "The erroneous or fanciful perception of a pattern or meaning in something that is actually ambiguous or random." Here are hundreds of examples on Flickr...light sockets that look like faces, etc.


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