Twitter account dedicated to seeing hidden faces in everyday things

Seeing faces in random objects is called pareidolia, a term for giving random or unrelated stimuli (mostly vision or sound) meaning. Many theorize that pareidolia is a hard-wired mental feature that has helped us quickly recognize and identify human faces and make sense of the world around us. 

You know how you sometimes see faces in objects, and then you point it out to the person next to you, only to get some kind of response that suggests you’re crazy? Well, you’re not nuts, as it’s a common condition known as pareidolia, and there’s now a new Twitter account, Faces in Things (@FacesPics), that’s dedicated to anthropomorphic photos – inanimate objects with humanoid faces.

What do you think?

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Sal McCloskey is a tech blogger in Los Angeles who (sadly) falls into the stereotype associated with nerds. Yes, he's a Star Trek fan and writes about it on Uberly. His glasses are thick and his allergies are thicker. Despite all that, he's (somehow) married to a beautiful woman and has 4 kids. Find him on Twitter or Facebook,

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