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A black lion: real or fake?
The Gallery of Fake Viral Images
Bonsai Kittens, 2000
'Solar Armor' freezes man in Nevada Desert, 1874
Princess Caraboo, servant girl who became a princess, 1817
The Cottingley Fairies, 1917
The Case of the Vanishing Belly Button, 1964
The boy with the golden tooth, 1593
Rachael Ray cooks her family and her dog
Brief History of Triple-Decker Buses
Sinking Bus
A Number 26 double-decker bus fell into a hole on Earlham Road in Norwich, UK. The hole had been created by a collapsing chalk mine beneath the road. No one was hurt. An unknown photographer then took this picture. The image was not manipulated (although people often think it has been). The picture was subsequently used by Cadbury's to promote their "Double Decker" chocolate bar, with the tagline "Nothing fills a hole like a Double Decker." The image has also circulated widely on the internet.

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