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18 Pareidolia Examples That Prove It's The Creepiest Psychological Phenomenon

Perception is a trip.

If you don't know what pareidolia is, it's basically when you see something unrelated (e.g., a face) in an inanimate object. Here's an example — this draining water in a sink looks like a wide-open eye. Creepy!

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Let's take a look at some more examples of pareidolia.

1. This GIGANTIC face in these clouds that looks like something you'd call the Avengers to save the world from:

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2. This bush that looks like a grumpy person staring out of their window:

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3. The creepy shadow faces coming from these crumpled pieces of paper:

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4. The face of a woman seen in the background of this forest:

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5. This sleepy coffee cup that looks like it could use a cup of coffee:

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6. This roof that looks like it's glaring at you with suspicious eyes:

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7. The face on this garage door that it might take you a second to notice, but once you see it, there's no unseeing it:

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8. This dog's ear that also looks like its face:

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9. The dent in this car that looks like a smoochin' face:

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10. These strips of bacon that look like the evil clown in a horror movie:

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11. This burned pallet that looks like a set of birds sitting on a branch, enjoying the fire:

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12. This dog's chest that looks like a cat about to sneeze:

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13. The face trapped inside this glass of soda:

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14. This pair of airplanes that look like they're sharing some laughs:

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15. This waterfall that looks like a woman in a white dress:

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16. The countless middle fingers it looks like this bush is flipping us off with:

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17. These pillars that look like sets of people looking at each other's crotch:

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18. And finally, this shark that straight up looks like Satan, horns and all:

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