26 photos that reveal a hidden side of objects

Ever heard of pareidolia?  It is a psychological phenomenon that creates an optical illusion. It's when we spot features of a familiar shape (face, animal, object, etc.) in a cloud, smoke, rock...

Put simply, our brains are wired to "see" things we recognize and here are 26 photos that will certainly put your eyes to work!

1. No it's not a weird alien invasion - just sprouting potatoes!

© patriot2606 / Pikabu

2. A very human mixer

© parabola01 / Reddit  

3. We hope it's securely attached

© zelamus / Pikabu  

4. Spot the parrot

© KinkyTrinket / Reddit  

5. I am the walrus...

© tardigrades_r_us / Reddit  

6. A smiley sunset

© spacejockey8 / Reddit  

7. Hugging its baby

© xrax200 / Reddit  

8. When a light switch looks like a koala

© I-Really-Want-Death / Reddit  

9. An eagle muffin

© ntweed44 / Reddit  

10. When your table top looks like the moon's surface

© Unknown / Imgur

11. Dancing smoke

© kimjune10003 / Instagram  

12. A creepy hand

© invest_3cities_malta / Instagram  

13. Transformer in disguise

© eliteScifiHero / Imgur  

14. When turning a photo 90° makes all the difference

© SavageMan0615 / Reddit  

15. An icy cat

© verguy / Imgur  

16. When protecting bushes creates something out of a nightmare

© cand3lynn3 / Reddit  

17. Anyone else see a duck?

© dma_/ Reddit  

18. Meet the Oogie Boogie from The Nightmare Before Christmas

© ElephantErik / Reddit  

19. A trunk with a mystery map

© EthanRAA / Reddit  

20. When your snake has a smiley

© fluffybigmac / Reddit  

21. Sailboat ice

© yoohannness / Instagram  

22. Jabba, is that you?

© sai_vip / Reddit  

23. An egg straight out of Star Wars

© johannes_heil / Instagram  

24. Sauron's watching you

© general-zach / Reddit  

25. No, it doesn't have multiple feet - it's sheltering its babies

© nationalgeographic.com  

26. A sink without a bowl!

© trololololllo / Imgur  

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