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Hungry helicopter eats delicious soldiers

posted by Jason Kottke   Nov 27, 2013

Hungry Helicopter

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

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Scheming boxes

posted by Jason Kottke   Nov 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 of

posted by Jason Kottke   Jan 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.