Query failed: connection to localhost:9312 failed (errno=111, msg=Connection refused). What the heck is this image? - General Discussion Discussions on AppleInsider Forums Toggle navigation All Forums Recent Posts Sign In What the heck is this image? groverat Posted: March 14, 2003 4:55PM in General Discussion edited January 2014 Looks like a baby in utero. Comments Reply 1 of 14 shetline Posts: 4,695member March 14, 2003 4:55PM Ever see an image that your brain just can't parse into meaningful content, yet you suspect from context it's supposed to be something obvious?I saw this image at the bottom of an MSN Messenger window this morning. (Evil, I know, but it's the only way to talk to my sister who uses MSN, and has her phone line tied up all of the time on the internet.)I kept looking at it, but can't make any sense of it.I figure if I get enough eyes looking at this, it's going to be obviously recognizable to someone.[ 03-14-2003: Message edited by: shetline ]</p> Reply 2 of 14 artman @_@ Posts: 2,546member March 14, 2003 4:59PM Eraserhead...that's what first came into mind. <img src="graemlins/hmmm.gif" border="0" alt="[Hmmm]" /> Reply 2 of 14 burningwheel Posts: 1,827member March 14, 2003 4:59PM [quote]Originally posted by groverat:<strong>Looks like a baby in utero.</strong><hr></blockquote>that's what it is. i zoom in on it in photoshop Reply 4 of 14 jrc Posts: 817member March 14, 2003 5:02PM Living Human in Fetal form Reply 5 of 14 shetline Posts: 4,695member March 14, 2003 5:08PM Oh, yeah! I zoomed in on it too, but it didn't help. I had somebody else look at the picture first too, just to verify that another person would be confused, and it wasn't just me.I feel better now. Reply 6 of 14 murbot Posts: 5,262member March 14, 2003 5:23PM Doesn't think belong in the late term abortion thread? Reply 7 of 14 thegelding Posts: 3,230member March 14, 2003 5:24PM just a fetus....lots of them around...coming soon to a uterus near you...g Reply 8 of 14 scott Posts: 7,431member March 14, 2003 7:09PM The problem with that image is that the color is not real. If it were a medical image it would be B&W. The flesh tone and the red cord were painted in some how. Reply 9 of 14 brussell Posts: 9,812member March 14, 2003 7:28PM [quote]Originally posted by shetline:<strong>Ever see an image that your brain just can't parse into meaningful content, yet you suspect from context it's supposed to be something obvious?I kept looking at it, but can't make any sense of it.</strong><hr></blockquote> Reply 10 of 14 outsider Posts: 6,008member March 14, 2003 7:43PM It looks like a fish with a red mask eating someones lower lip. Reply 11 of 14 nebagakid Posts: 2,692member March 15, 2003 5:10PM wait, is that the preview of the "360-views of new cars"? Reply 12 of 14 eugene Posts: 8,254member March 15, 2003 6:30PM Groverat got it right. It's part of a photo contest MSNBC is running. My personal favorite is the one with the Indian patrol boats... Reply 13 of 14 towel Posts: 1,479member March 15, 2003 6:36PM When I zoomed in I could make it out ok. What's funny, though, is how our brains must be conditioned to find human faces in everything we see. Even after recognizing it as a fetus, my eyes would switch back and forth to seeing half a face. Like those vase-face drawings. The fetus's head and back outline the face, the chin cleft is an eye, there's a bit of fuzziness behind the back that looks like an ear, the stomach outlines a nose, the thigh cleft is half a mouth, and the back of the hip is a chin. Reply 14 of 14 artman @_@ Posts: 2,546member March 16, 2003 4:29PM [quote]Originally posted by Eugene:<strong>Groverat got it right. It's part of a photo contest MSNBC is running. My personal favorite is the one with the Indian patrol boats...</strong><hr></blockquote>... Must have been hard getting that camera in there. Sign In or Register to comment.