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Snowball the Monster Cat, 2000
Brief History of Triple-Decker Buses
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The night Martians invaded New Jersey, 1938

Jean Gauntt, the Immortal Baby, 1939
Tube of liquor hidden in prohibition-era boot, 1920s
The Nazi Air Marker Hoax, 1942
Brief History of Triple-Decker Buses
Van Gogh's ear exhibited, 1935
The Lovely Feejee Mermaid, 1842
Iceberg floats into Sydney Harbor, 1978
Clueless Childless Couple
Posted by The Curator on Sun May 23, 2004
Last week the British Daily Mirror printed a story about a particularly clueless German couple. As the article put it: "Fertility doctors were baffled when a perfectly-healthy couple claimed they couldn't have children - until they confessed they had never made love. The husband, 36, and his 32-year-old wife thought that all they had to do to make a baby was to lie next to each other and let nature take its course." This story got picked up by wire services, and soon was being linked to all over the internet. But was there actually any truth to the story? The snopes website, skeptical of the story, pointed out that 'tales of sexually naive adults who don't understand what sex is' are a...

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