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Pareidolia and the Mystery of the Man’s Face

By definition, Pareidolia is a psychological phenomenon which makes your brain see vague or insignifigant stimulus as something significant. In other words, pareidolia is your brain’s way of making the unfamiliar or vague seem concrete, like when several bruise marks on a banana resemble Jesus, or thinking a cloud looks like George Clooney. Whatever the case might be, your brain ...

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You Are Here: Earth As Seen From The Surface of Mars

As Carl Sagan once said of the now iconic Pale Blue Dot photograph, “all of human history has happened on that tiny pixel, which is our only home.” On March 8, 2004, on a chilly Mars dawn, one hour before sunrise on the 63rd Martian day of its mission, also known as sol, the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit snapped this ...

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X-ray Art: I Can See Your Guts

In this crazy world we live in, anything can be considered art. Even something as simple as an X-ray photograph has the potential of becoming the next Mona Lisa. Wait, now that I’ve browsed through Nick Veasey’s work, I’ve got to say this is way cooler than the Mona Lisa. I mean c’mon, she’s just an unattractively fat woman with ...

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DIY: Macro Photography Made Easily and On The Cheap

Check out this picture. What does it look like to you? If you guessed ballpoint pen, you’re correct. You win absolutely nothing because it wasn’t that difficult of a question to begin with and I’m not writing about a contest. However, if you’re into photography and want to be able to take macro photographs like the one shown above, there’s ...

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Digesting Duck Takes Magical Images

Taeyoon Choi is a tourist from South Korea who is tired of the monotony of photography. He asks the question, “Why is there no camera that takes photographs on its own?” So he devised a way to separate the camera from a human operator. Using French inventor Jacques de Vauncanson’s Mechanical Digesting duck, Choi has turned it into his own ...

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Halo 2 hits a snag because of “partial nudity” error

This marks the second missed Vista release date for Halo 2, and this for an entirely more ridiculous reason. Halo 2 will now no longer be the first Windows Live enabled game because of “an unfortunate, obscure content error which includes partial nudity.” All we’d like to know is, where could there possibly be nudity included in a Halo game? ...

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Windows-powered ATM just got served!

Why would an ATM be running Windows? Who knows! Using a cheap ATM at a movie cinema, Blogger Melissa from Melissatogo, totally pwns and serves this Windows powered device. Oh, Snap! Ok, enough with the out of fashion teenage colloquialisms. This makes us extremely insecure about using ATM’s now. Or at least any ATM’s located anywhere other than a bank. ...

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Tabletop Photo Studio saves your sale

Here is an excellent solution to finding satisfactory places to photograph your items for eBay and other auction sites. If you were to read any book about how to be a successful seller on eBay, one of the most important facts always mentioned is the need for good photos. The photo presents a professionalism that could otherwise not be seen. ...

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