Indian in the Mountain

Natural 4 October 2012 0 Comments

Indian in the Mountain Optical Illusion

Using Google Earth, a mountain formation resembling the head of an Indian can be found near Alberta, Canada.  The image features a lot of facial detail including an eyebrow, an eye, a nose, lips, a chin and a neck.  Some people have even noted that it looks like the Indian might be listening to an […]

Apache Head in the Rocks

Natural 14 June 2012 0 Comments

Apache Head in the Rocks

In Ebihens, France, an interesting natural optical illusion can be seen called the Apache Head in the Rocks.  A face can be seen looking to the left.  Green grass growing on top of the mountain, resembling hair, further enhances the illusion. Optical illusions like this one are a result of something known as pareidolia.  This […]

An Elephant on Mars

Natural 7 April 2012 1 Comment

Elephant on Mars NASA Photograph

The following photograph was captured by NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.  It is a lava flow in Elysium Planitia on the planet Mars.  Does it resemble anything?  Do you see the head and trunk of an elephant?  While it certainly is not proof of any life on Mars, it is an interesting natural illusion. Image courtesy […]