Why It’s Unsettling That Anything Could Be Cake, According to Science - Smithsonian
Psychologists explain why the disconnect between expectations and reality is both amusing and uncomfortable
This week on social media, all bets were off: anything might’ve been cake...
In many parts of the world an individual's birthday is celebrated by a party where a specially made cake is presented. The celebrated individual will usually make a silent wish and attempt to blow out the candles in one breath; if successful, a tradition holds that the wish will be granted.