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Old 31 May 2013, 10:07 AM
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Default Pareidolia: Why we see faces in hills, the Moon and toasties

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22686500

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People have long seen faces in the Moon, in oddly-shaped vegetables and even burnt toast, but a Berlin-based group is scouring the planet via satellite imagery for human-like features. What's behind our desire to see faces in our surroundings, asks Lauren Everitt.
It's got Marmite Jesus and Toasted Cheese Sandwich Mary, as well as various things that look like Hitler, faces on Mars and so on.
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