Wednesday Word of the Week: pareidolia

pareidolia (pair-i-DOH-lee-uh) noun. optical illusion involving the perception of a familiar pattern or meaning where it does not actually exist. Pareidolia can be seeing a bunny in the clouds, Hitler in a teapot, Jesus in a chapatti, or whatever you want in an inkblot. Landscape, however, provides some beautiful examples of pareidolia. And now, thanks to the geniuses at Google, NASA, and the makers of … Continue reading Wednesday Word of the Week: pareidolia