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It is now in the hands of the 12 jurors to decide if Jodi Arias will live her life behind bars or if she'll be executed. The defense and prosecution gave their closing statement Tuesday afternoon andMore >>
The jury in the Jodi Arias trial has told the judge they can't reach an unanimous decision. The judge then gave the jury some suggestions on how to proceed and sent them back to deliberate.More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 5:02 PM EDT2013-05-22 21:02:53 GMT
The hunt is on for a wanted suspect in Autauga County, according to the Autauga County Sheriff's Office. A woman called the WSFA 12 newsroom Wednesday afternoon saying that she had been stopped in AutaugaMore >>
The hunt is on for a wanted suspect in Autauga County, according to the Autauga County Sheriff's Office.More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 4:55 PM EDT2013-05-22 20:55:16 GMT
WSFA 12 News is taking action to try and help the people of Oklahoma following the violent weather. We are teaming up with the American Red Cross tomorrow for a phone bank. The hours will be from 11amMore >>
Help your tornado struck neighbors in Oklahoma. Donate to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund. Our on the air phone bank is happening now. More >>
Few can forget the piercing images from Sept. 11, 2001, but some see a double meaning in the photo.
The image, along with those questions, have been floating around social media for years, but now science is taking a hard look at what our eyes are seeing.
"In this particular case it happened to look like a face because that's one of the possible ways smoke can look," said Dr. Stephen Macknik with the Barrow Neurological Institute.
"When you have smoke emanating from fire it often takes up this conical shape in which vertical and horizontal lines can be superimposed which are the eyes and nose and mouth of the 'Satan' in the smoke of 9/11," said Dr. Susana Martinez-Conde with the Barrow Neurological Institute.
"But the reason it looks like a face to us is because our brain is tuned to actually see faces in things. And it's trying to find faces all the time," Macknik said.
Scientists said it's something that happens even more in an emotionally significant moment, like 9/11.
The photo is real, but the face, no matter how you perceive it, is all in our heads.
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