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26 Faces in Everyday Objects

Have you ever noticed how various objects and constructions look as if they’ve got faces – they are smiling, being angry or amazed. However, what some may call acuteness to detail is usually attributed to a psychological phenomenon, called pareidolia – that’s when a person perceives a random stimulus as something significant, for e.g., sees faces on clouds or buildings.

On the other hand, it doesn’t necessary mean you’re crazy. For example, carmakers are very much aware of this tendency of people to see faces on inanimate objects, and according to car critic Dan Neil “sometimes they play toward it, and sometimes they play against it.”

It may also be more common among people with a wilder imagination. Leonardo Da Vinci once wrote that when an artist is about to invent and paint some scene, he will be able to visualize it on practically any surface. So, if you happen to see an odd face on a wall every once in a while, don’t worry – chances are you’re perfectly normal

1. Sad Faucet

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2. Happy Headlights

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3. Drunk Washing Machine

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4. Grizzly Bear

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5. Grumpy Train

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6. Iggy Pop: Sad Torso is Sad

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7. World’s Happiest Airplane

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8. Smiling Cheese Grater

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9. Red Jacket Zipper Fish

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10. Drunk Octopus Wants to Fight

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11. Church Chicken

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12. Happy Chair

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13. They Know What They’re Going to be Used For

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14. : P

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15. Giggling Roof

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16. My Car Can’t Believe It

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17. Angry Mop

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18. OMG Wall

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19. Pleased Pots

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20. Angry Clock

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21. Happy Little Scooter-Frog

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22. Evil Boxes

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23. Evil Rose

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24. House With Personality

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25. Amazed Car Bumper

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26. Happy Ceiling

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  • Alan Spackman via Facebook

    Pareidolia at work again

  • Thomas

    You can’t see it but I’m using my brilliant face.

  • dauerdicht

    top off the popps

  • bandcamp.nickfishermusic

    I want to be an inanimate object!

  • Onofrei Iulian

    more like confused clock at #20

  • Marco

    The last one could be chessire ceiling

  • Lovenow

    I think the clock is more peeved than angry.

  • Nicolas Raymond

    Awesome, my fave is the mop :-) They should rename it to the Angry Jamaican Mop, i.e. Ja Makin me very angry!

  • Jasmin Chen

    haha das ist total geil!! hier mein scared streetface :D

  • Jaguar


  • Jaguar

    Sorry the image cloned on Pixar film is “OMG wall”

  • Cysioland

    20 is like “WTF”, not angry.

  • Flandae

    Wow the pot/stove face is the best ^____^

  • Alexander

    Very expressive! :) Thanks.

  • Daniel Gizo

    I’ve found a bear in my car key.

    • Thomas

      Sad jellyfish.

  • Mark

    God is going to sleep…

  • Boas Van der Ven

    Peanut Butter Face

  • Marco Turco

    My contribution :)

  • jellysharks

    Lol, love the evil boxes!! Please make more things like this!! They rule!!

  • Mrs p

    We have house near us which we all the sleeping house as it has face with eyes shut

  • Philip

    check out “The unexpected faces” on facebook :-)

  • Navid Yavid

    wow really amaizing that you see things from different angle amaizing,

  • milagroful


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