/ 08 July 2021

Faces in things, drugged up fishies, and Leo’s descendants

People get a kick out of seeing faces in things. Alarm clockschairspies – if there’s a face on it, our brain will respond to inanimate objects the same way it would if it was alive. It’s called face pareidolia, and we’re hardwired to do it, researchers say.

Fish swimming in the waste of drug users can become addicted. That’s a problem because the affected aquatic life could lose their enthusiasm for foraging and mating.

And 14 living/direct descendants of Leonardo da Vinci have been found by a couple of art historians. Imagine being able to brag about that at your next BBQ…

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