Tag Archives: Optical Delusions

Friday Funny – Paris art installation raising eyebrows

Christmas tree, sex toy.. You decide… This inflatable “Christmas tree” erected in Paris is making passers-by feel a little uncomfortable. The 80ft-high object is raising eyebrows because of its uncanny resemblance to a sex toy, but is actually an installation … Continue reading

Posted in funny business, just for fun | Tagged , , ,

Banana Jesus

Anytime a shape resembling a face turns up on anything, people are going to say it’s Jesus. I’m sure I’m not the only one who thinks this is pretty unoriginal. Says the author of the piece I’ve linked to: If … Continue reading

Posted in Not news at all, Optical Delusions, religiosity | Tagged , , , ,

Jesus sighted in a moth wing

It’s always Jesus. It’s never going to be some random guy with a beard… From, by no surprise, the Daily Mail reporting from Texas: A Texas woman believes she’s seen the Lord in a bug’s back. Yvonne Esquiline found a … Continue reading

Posted in In the Media, Optical Delusions, Why in the world? | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Pareidolia Hamster

It’s not Jesus, but I’ll take it. A cafe-goer was given the shock of their life when they were served a blueberry muffin that looked uncannily like a live hamster. The person was so surprised by their snack’s resemblance to … Continue reading

Posted in Optical Delusions, Why in the world? | Tagged , ,

Pareidolia hair

Looks more like OOOO to me… Kristin Kissee says her hairstyle is divine. As she recovered from rounds of chemotherapy and radiation in a battle against non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, Kissee posted a photo to Facebook of her regrown hair in November … Continue reading

Posted in In the Media, Optical Delusions, religiosity | Tagged , , , , ,

Pareidolia penis

Amused motorists driving on the M42 couldn’t believe their eyes when they looked up to find a cloud that looked exactly like a penis looming over them. Birmingham resident Mill Owen managed to snap the saucy meat-and-two-veg cloud while a … Continue reading

Posted in funny business, In the Media, Optical Delusions | Tagged , ,

Jesus watches you pee outside and judges you

I’ve been waiting for another case of pareidolia and, by no surprise, the Daily Mail delivers Jesus appearing in the grit and crumble on the side of a take-away Chinese restaurant. Mr Ridley, 39, immediately took a photograph of the … Continue reading

Posted in Optical Delusions, skepticism | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment