Ever feel like you’re being watched? Social media users share the hilarious ‘faces’ they’ve spotted in inanimate objects – from a bagel to a snow-covered car
- Social media users from around the world are sharing pictures of faces in objects
- Bizarre pictures include faces in bagels, wood, butter and a washing machine
- Shareably collated images of the psychological phenomenon in online gallery
Have you ever had that funny feeling you’re being watched? Well you’re not the only one.
Pareidolia is where the mind ‘imagines perception of a pattern or meaning where it does not actually exist’, according to the World English Dictionary, and social media users seem to be seeing it everywhere.
In a hilarious online gallery collated by Shareably, internet users from around the globe shared their pareidolia snaps after noticing various ‘faces’ in inanimate objects.
The objects include a freshly baked loaf of bread, a pepper that appears to be in pain, and a septic tank which looks like Rafiki from The Lion King.
Here, FEMAIL reveals just a few of the hilarious examples of ordinary items which appear to have human faces.
Why so glum? This user, from an unknown location, shared a very sad looking aubergine spotted on a food shopping trip
Rafiki, is that you? One internet user, from an unknown location, shared a snap of their septic tank which looked just like a character from Disney cartoon, The Lion King
Not enjoying the weather! This car, parked in an unknown location, looked miserable after the snow made it appear to have a glum face on
I’m always watching! This herb plant, positioned on the windowsill in an unknown location, appeared to be staring into the distance
Happy to be here! One internet user, from an unknown location, shared a photo of a bagel which appeared to be overjoyed
Not feeling peppy today! This user, from an unknown location, spotted a distressed-looking pepper while cooking his dinner
Wild! This user, from an unknown location, shared a photo of what looked like a lion’s face in a wooden table
One too many spins! This internet user, from an unknown location, shared a picture of his nauseous looking washing machine
Can you spot the second elephant? This user, from an unknown location, shared a picture of what appears to be a baby elephant in the water
Don’t let me disturb you! This internet user, from an unknown location, shared a picture of her sleepy looking tub of butter
This internet user, from the US, shared a picture of a loaf of bread in a supermarket bakery which seemed to have a face
Smoking! One internet user, from an unknown location, spotted what appeared to be a face in the sky in Mariposa County, California