Tag Archives: pareidolia

A promo for VICELAND’s 2018 Weed Week predicated on pareidolia – the mind’s propensity to see patterns where none exist – in this case, faces in inanimate objects.

Yes, we see them too,


Chineskikan in the city of Chichibu, two hours outside Tokyo, is a museum dedicated to naturally eroded rocks that look like human faces – a institution wherein Yoshiko Hayama continues the tradition of jinmenseki with a collection of 1700 arguably face-like rocks handed down by her father.


Gordon Kennedy tweetz:

Patriotic pitta bread earlier

Celine Nic O tweetz:

Hole in the wall that looks like Ireland

The Broadsheet Book Of Unspecified Things That Look Like Ireland (New Island)

jrcollins tweetz:

The crack in a San Francisco footpath/sidewalk that made me homesick…

The Book Of Unspecified Things That Look Like Ireland (New Island)

Hovering over Coldplay at Croke Park on Saturday evening.

(Thanks Conor Browne)

The Broadsheet book of Unspecified Things That Look Like Ireland (edited by Aidan Coughlan, New Island)

The utterly masterful googly eye placement of Bulgarian street artist Vanyu Krastev.

Related: There Are Very Few Things In This World That Cannot Be Improved With The Addition Of Googly Eyes