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Clothes Iron Burns a Religious Icon on Shirts

Seeing religious icons on your toast is pretty nifty, but even though our brain is wired for pareidolia, catching the sight of the Virgin Guadalupe on bread is still a very iffy thing. But not [...]

Minor Miracle Mug

Need coffee to do its miraculous job every morning waking you up? This Minor Miracle Mug has a special imprinted bottom that will give you an inspiring vision after you finish your morning coffee. How do you spell pareidolia? C-A-F-F-E-I-N-E! Link | More fun Mugs (a surprisingly large category!)

Paredolia Illusion

Take a look at this photograph from the early 20th century. It has not been retouched, nor is it a double exposure. It looks like a big face has been plopped into the middle of it, an example of pareidolia {wiki}, the tendency for human brains to interpret patterns as meaningful, like seeing a face [...]