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Rachael Ray cooks her family and her dog
Old-Time Photo Fakery, 1900 to 1919
The Olympic Underwear Relay, 1956
Brief History of Triple-Decker Buses
Mencken's fake history of the bathtub, 1917
The Berners Street Hoax, 1810
Loch Ness Monster Hoaxes
The Sandpaper Test, 1960
Van Gogh's ear exhibited, 1935
Tube of liquor hidden in prohibition-era boot, 1920s
Clay iPads
At least 10 people in Vancouver who bought iPad 2s have reported opening up the packaging only to discover it contained a slab of modeling clay, not an iPad. It's an old strategy for thieves to conceal their crime by replacing the item in the box with something of lesser value. Reminds me of the case from 2006 of the Hawaiian boy who opened an iPod box on Christmas Day, only to discover it contained a package of meat. Link: Yahoo!
Categories: Law/Police/Crime, Scams, Technology
Posted by The Curator on Fri Jan 20, 2012
Comments (1)
Clay iPads? Aren't those legacy Sumerian technology?
Posted by fuzzybeard2016  on  Wed Jan 25, 2012  at  06:22 PM
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