Monday, July 23, 2012


Have you noticed clouds lately? Do you remember the types of clouds? We forgot. But we did see a spectacular horse-in-a-cloud the other day. The phenomenon of perceiving images in clouds, rocks, & the like is called pareidolia. Pareidolia is a type of apophenia.

A few cloud links:

If you want to brush up on more than your Greek & teach some children about clouds, start here.

Capturing clouds at 20,000 feet. Spectacular photographs.

A song (partly) about clouds...


(photograph by Anka Zhuravleva)