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The Man-Eating Tree of Madagascar Hoax, 1874
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Rare planetary alignment decreases gravity, 1976
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Mother Mary Miracle Shirt
Shortly before Christmas, Florida-resident Tim Symonds discovered that the image of the Virgin Mary had appeared in a tie-dye t-shirt he made. Symonds explains: "I have a basic idea of what the shirts going to look like but I tell every one God does the real art work because where the shirt folds and how the dye runs is up to him and it often makes different images."

According to MySuncoast News, Symonds isn't sure what's he going to do with the "Mother Mary miracle shirt." However, he "might try to sell it."
Categories: Pareidolia
Posted by The Curator on Wed Jan 01, 2014
Comments (6)
Well, I see a beautiful mermaid bursting out of the waves - you can even make out her tail, distorted by the waves and perspective under the water.
Posted by Cliodna  in  Estonia  on  Wed Jan 01, 2014  at  11:46 AM
I see a chestburster from Alien. Does that count as a virgin birth?
Posted by Bill the Splut  on  Wed Jan 01, 2014  at  12:36 PM

Eh... that's REALLY faint, even by standards of pareidolia.

Also, tie-dye isn't nearly as random as folks think. It's pretty easy to get recognizable designs and shapes.
Posted by Robin Bobcat  in  Californian Wierdo  on  Wed Jan 01, 2014  at  03:13 PM
Looks like a dog's a-hole to me.
Posted by Mr R  on  Thu Jan 02, 2014  at  04:17 AM
I hope you are a veterinarian Mr R.
Posted by InigoMontoya  on  Thu Jan 02, 2014  at  12:24 PM

Posted by Mr R  on  Fri Jan 03, 2014  at  05:17 AM


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