Pareidolia Craziness: 15 Curious Faces Found In Unexpected Places

1/31/2010
by Grace Murano +
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Pareidolia is a psychological phenomenon involving a vague and random stimulus being perceived as significant. Perhaps the most common example of that is seeing faces in random places. Human beings are "hard-wired" from birth to identify the human face. This allows people to use only minimal details to recognize faces from a distance and in poor visibility but can also lead them to interpret random images or patterns of light and shade as being faces. Take a look at these curious images. There is a whole blog dedicated to finding faces called Faces in Places.

Face spotted by mattharler. (Photo)


Alarm clock sad face. (Photo)


Post box in Venice. (Photo)


Ninja assassin. (Photo)


Ol' blue eyes. (Photo)


The famous Machu Picchu face. (Photo)


This public pay telescope is situated just outside the walls of Saint-Malo, a city on the northern coast of Brittany, in France. (Photo)


Love shopping. (Photo)


A weird finding on Google Earth. Somewhere in Alberta, Canada, you can spot mountains or large hills that look like an Indian face. (Source | Photo)


Broken lifebelt holder on Troon beach. (Photo)


A satellite photo of a mesa in Cydonia, the famous Face on Mars. (Photo)


Face spotted on an old dishwasher. (Photo)


Scary movie egg face (Source)


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Vintage Smile (Source)

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