Why cakes in disguise are so disturbing, according to psychologists

By now you may have seen a mega-viral video of a selection of seemingly-everyday objects like Crocs, house plants and toilet paper being sliced in half to reveal that they’re actually elaborately decorated cakes. The single video, shared by Tasty (but created by Turkish baker Tuba Geckil), has garnered over 30 million views on Twitter alone and rising. The clip has proved to be a catalyst for an explosion of cake related memes, pointing out the skillful absurdity of realistic fondant cake sculptures. ….[READ]