Tag Archives: Optical Delusions

Virgin Mary? I think it looks like the aura around a…

penis actually. But check out the picture yourself and see what you think. According to the article: An Ybor City restaurant’s name has taken on a new meaning after some say the image of the Virgin Mary appeared on one … Continue reading

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Holy Crayola! Jesus in crayons

Blurred as the image is, it really could be anything. Sadly, the Daily Mail’s always seems willing to give face time to people who think they’ve experienced a pareidolia miracle. A woman who prayed for a sign from Jesus got … Continue reading

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Without Jesus, who would people think they see in trees and breakfast foods?

I never seem to have to wait long for another example of pareidolia making headlines. This time around, the Daily Mail (among others) has reprints of an American tourist’s photo of the cliffs of Moher and if you stare at … Continue reading

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There’s a picture of two ghosts having sex?

This bugs me. Story like this and no picture to go along with it. An Ohio woman said her 4-year-old granddaughter snapped a picture of two ghosts having sexual relations in her living room. Dianne Carlisle of Euclid said her … Continue reading

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In any other world, black spots on bread would be mold

Not so in the world of Roman Catholics. Polish ones are convinced a dark mark on a communion wafer is visible proof of Jesus Christ’s heart. How would they get this bizarre notion? From doctors who examined the wafer, that’s … Continue reading

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A sighting in the clouds is always Jesus if it’s not a UFO

Or God. God’s also popular, as are sightings of the Virgin Mary — when you go by what some news sites choose to publish, that is. This time around, the Daily Mail reports on seeing Jesus. An eerie figure appears … Continue reading

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Jesus sightings piling up

This time he’s on a dock piling in Florida: They were drinking morning coffee poolside a few days after installing the set in early August, when they noticed a face on one of the pilings. It was the first of … Continue reading

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It’s drafty in here – a couple old ideas resurface

While I wasn’t in the mood to blog I was still reading articles and saving them with the intention of writing something on the topic at some point. I’d come across this one about vines on a power pole and … Continue reading

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God’s name in vein? I can’t see it

Blurry video and even blurrier screen caps don’t help me see what Audreanna Phelps thought she saw in her leg that compelled her to contact the media: God’s name. Not sure what to think, Phelps asked for her cousin’s opinion, … Continue reading

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Wax work Jesus rubbed off the wrong way

Well, the right way, actually, with whatever takes wax off wood. Unfortunately for Ogbourne St George church in Wiltshire and its parishioners, an unknown but diligent cleaner cleared the drippy wax Jesus off the pulpit. The gravity creation was first … Continue reading

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