Like when a cat sees a cucumber, sometimes we can get freaked out by the simplest things. Whether something was intended as an illusion or just turned out that way, the pictures we'll be looking at today just have an uncanny strangeness to them at first glance. It's just another one of those times when your mind may pick up on more than is actually there, like whenever I try to talk to a girl that I think likes me — nope, it's all in your head, buddy. Enjoy!

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1. When your roommate leaves their boots out to dry, but you're sure they tried to jump out the window

1. When your roommate leaves their boots out to dry, but you're sure they tried to jump out the window
reddit |  amandalauren16

2. Dude can levitate???

2. Dude can levitate???
reddit |  Bierrr

Nope — just a bit of water spilled on the ground...

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3. Oh no! Those people are... ARE

3. Oh no! Those people are... ARE
reddit |  papa14moose

...SNORKELING!

4. If you've seen Stranger Things or The Frighteners, you'll understand why this freaks me out so much: