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Wednesday, May 07, 2014

Alexis C. Madrigal, The Atlantic: I want to show you something simple your mind can do, which illustrates a fascinating emerging theory about how the brain works. First, look at this logo of the World Cup this year ... People report this kind of thing all the time, and they use this same phrase: cannot unsee. Someone points out something and suddenly a secondary interpretation of an image appears. There's something a little scary about this process, even when the images are harmless. We have a flash of insight and a new pattern is revealed hiding within the world we thought we knew.


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The World Cup logo also looks like a depressed seagull.

#1 | Posted by MUSTANG at 2014-05-07 07:58 AM | Reply | Flag:

Those are cool. Here's another photo with a hidden image:


#2 | Posted by goatman at 2014-05-07 03:27 PM | Reply | Flag:

Dali liked to paint hidden images as well.





to name a few

#3 | Posted by goatman at 2014-05-07 03:30 PM | Reply | Flag:

The gaps between leaves casting their shadow are really images of the sun.


#4 | Posted by Harry_Powell at 2014-05-07 06:45 PM | Reply | Flag:

KFC Logo, totally can't unsee it:


#5 | Posted by bartimus at 2014-05-07 06:58 PM | Reply | Flag:

i always see the stern face of western montana looking down upon the poor folks of eastern idaho...


and portugal always reminded me of a side view of dilbert...

#6 | Posted by NerfHerder at 2014-05-07 07:35 PM | Reply | Flag:

I saw a Youtube video once of an entire sex change, set to elevator music. You can't unsee something like that, no matter how much you want to.

#7 | Posted by sentinel at 2014-05-07 11:56 PM | Reply | Flag:

"Dali liked to paint hidden images as well."

Don't try it on your tax return.

#8 | Posted by Diablo at 2014-05-08 12:04 AM | Reply | Flag:

Things you can't unsee?

Isn't this called subliminal messaging in advertising.

#9 | Posted by Twinpac at 2014-05-08 05:06 AM | Reply | Flag:

Nigella Lawson
the last minute of her cooking show
It's night, in Nigella's kitchen
She enters the room, dressed in slinky PJ's
Raids the fridge for something sinfully delicious

#10 | Posted by catdog at 2014-05-08 08:30 AM | Reply | Flag:


Hehe I was just going to post that. It's one of my favs of this type.

#11 | Posted by Lohocla at 2014-05-08 09:10 AM | Reply | Flag:

Isn't this called subliminal messaging in advertising.

Isn't that illegal? At least I think they made subliminal advertising in films where they used to insert one frame of a product in the middle of a movie. I don't know if the law applies outside of the movie context, though. Product placement is probably better anyway,

#12 | Posted by goatman at 2014-05-08 01:38 PM | Reply | Flag:

yesterday i bought a manual on killing onself and was surprised to find subliminal messages written in the margins telling me to buy ozzy and judas priest albums...

#13 | Posted by NerfHerder at 2014-05-08 03:44 PM | Reply | Flag:


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