Happy pareidolidays!
Happy pareidolidays!
Bad Astronomy
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Dec. 24 2010 1:49 PM

Happy pareidolidays!

I know some people have Christmas on their mind today, but this is a bit too literal: a brain scan taken at Newcastle University turned up a familiar face nose:

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I always pictured him as somewhat bigger.

The part of the brain they were imaging? The hippocampus. Eh, close enough.

Happy holidays to all, and to all a clear night!

Tip o' the stirring creature to BABloggee Michael Lonergan

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