20+ Misleading Photos You Need to Look at Twice to Understand

Researchers claim that the brain doesn’t always want to understand what the eyes see. For the brain, it’s easier to imagine something common instead of a weird object or phenomenon. For example, instead of a tree branch, we may see a monster’s paw, and regular shadows can turn into scary faces.

Bright Side assumes that the authors of these 21 pictures still can’t understand what they’ve captured, so let’s figure it out together.

21. Is it an arm or a leg?
20+ Misleading Photos You Need to Look at Twice to Understand
© sawfirst.com
20. Snuggling approved
20+ Misleading Photos You Need to Look at Twice to Understand
© hankledankle / imgur
19. A disappearing dog
20+ Misleading Photos You Need to Look at Twice to Understand
© serbir / pikabu
18. It’s not recommended to walk these stairs at night.
20+ Misleading Photos You Need to Look at Twice to Understand
© Cyreniac / reddit
17. A truck that carries a car is towing a truck that carries a car.
20+ Misleading Photos You Need to Look at Twice to Understand
© unknown / reddit
16. The rain-drying pattern on this wall reveals the location of the stairs inside the building.
20+ Misleading Photos You Need to Look at Twice to Understand
© crayfl / reddit
15. When something goes wrong but you don’t want to admit it:
20+ Misleading Photos You Need to Look at Twice to Understand
© Prostoilogin / pikabu
14. This bin has bad character.
20+ Misleading Photos You Need to Look at Twice to Understand
© Ruti / pikabu
13. There’s something we don’t know about Mario…
20+ Misleading Photos You Need to Look at Twice to Understand
© rebexca16ansell / reddit
12. These reflections on the floor look like racing cars.
20+ Misleading Photos You Need to Look at Twice to Understand
© cnuguk / pikabu
11. All motorcyclists should have a long-legged girlfriend.
20+ Misleading Photos You Need to Look at Twice to Understand
© dopreS0891 / pikabu
10. In its past life, this tortoise was a bearded man in India.
20+ Misleading Photos You Need to Look at Twice to Understand
© BURGLARMAN / pikabu
9. Long-term parking
20+ Misleading Photos You Need to Look at Twice to Understand
© swiftestcat / reddit
8. “I thought the chair was broken.”
20+ Misleading Photos You Need to Look at Twice to Understand
© thegoatiedoodie / reddit
7. This pumpkin looks like a watermelon shaped like an apple.
20+ Misleading Photos You Need to Look at Twice to Understand
© WhovianSushi / reddit

6. The inside of this apple is red.
20+ Misleading Photos You Need to Look at Twice to Understand
© HonestJohnTheFox / reddit
5. These blankets look like packages of meat.
20+ Misleading Photos You Need to Look at Twice to Understand
© shiningPate / reddit
4. When patience is your best friend:
20+ Misleading Photos You Need to Look at Twice to Understand
© CosmicKeys / reddit
3. This drawer is fading away.
20+ Misleading Photos You Need to Look at Twice to Understand
© Dr_Dewey / reddit
2. This picture looks like 4 photos stitched together.
20+ Misleading Photos You Need to Look at Twice to Understand
© PyjamaRamas / reddit
1. This door looks really tired.
20+ Misleading Photos You Need to Look at Twice to Understand
© crazycockerels / reddit
Have you ever faced anything that made you ask yourself, “What’s going on?” Do you have a photo? Let’s try to find the answer together!