Tag Archive for pareidolia

The Putin Murmuration

putin murmuration

Not anything weird, just murmuration. It turns out Vladimir Putin was seen invading the skies of New York City last week. Source: Putin’s face bird video: Did Putin’s face appear in bird swarm in NYC? Yes, you can visualize a face in this flock of birds but it’s just pareidolia – the human habit of…

Crab cave on Mars

Photo: NASA

Made you look! A NASA image of Mars being passed around on social media over the weekend has imaginations running wild. The photo shows a stone formation in front of what may be a kind of cave. Source: What The Heck Is This Thing On Mars? Seth Shostak, Senior Astronomer and Director of the Center for SETI Research, said he…

Martians won’t even throw us a bone

Photo credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS

More with the Mars pareidolia. People (who have a lot of time on their hands), search Rover photos and point out anything that looks remotely like something that is found on earth. Today, a bone. ‘Thigh Bone’ on Mars Is Just Another Rock, NASA Says. A photo from NASA’s Curiosity rover on Mars set the…

The face of god in the sky?

sky god

The perceived image of bearded man appeared through the clouds over Snettisham, Norfolk. The photo was taken by Jeremy Fletcher who says it could be the face of “God” though we do not know what that actually looks like. We can say it looks like several people here and passed. ‘God’ seen in photograph of clouds…

God: I prefer his earlier work


It seems the devil doesn’t just have the best music, God is deficient in lines of communication from the afterlife too. Various spirits are using social media such as Facebook, and “selfies” on cell-phones to communicate with the living, the creator of the universe apparently favours a more abstract, low-tech approach.  This includes communicating via…

Fishy looking weather map today


This was humorous. Posted this AM. The shape was just a fleeting thing. It no longer looks like this. And I don’t think it rained fish in DC today. A 30 percent chance of Sharknadoes in D.C. today?. This is the actual map of the probability of damaging winds (greater than 58 mph) for the…

Love is in the eye of the beholder


I don’t really have anything to say about this but lovely resemblance. Aww, The Broken Blood Vessel In This Woman’s Eye Spells “Love”. The video is pretty clear. Though, some people allege it’s fake. It may just be a strange coincidence. There is not additional further info or confirmation. People find this really amazing.

“Sea” is for Cookie

Stove Pipe Sponge, Aplysina archeri

Sometimes we see the darndest resemblances. Whoa! This sea creature looks just like Cookie Monster – latimes.com. This underwater Cookie Monster is actually a trio of purple sea sponges (Alpysina archeri) that have fused together to form a strong resemblance to the perennially hungry Muppet. Photographer Mauricio Handler stumbled across this “Cookie Monster of the…

The comforting message of a heart-shaped potato

Photo: WENDY VICTORA / Daily News

I know what you are going to say about this but let’s let her enjoy this moment. Woman receives ‘message from the beyond’ from husband – Local – Northwest Florida Daily News. Ever since Sally Colburn’s husband died May 18, she’s been hoping he would find a way to send her a message from beyond.…

Cute, this is. Feel the force.


When made from a pig’s forehead, look as good you will not? Hmm? This pig’s forehead looks just like Yoda from Star Wars | Metro News. Two-year-old pot belly pig Ramona Flowers takes regular strolls around her neighbourhood and is said to enjoy the reaction her unique forehead gets from local residents. Proud owner Luis Bojorquez,…