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A black lion: real or fake?
The Man-Eating Tree of Madagascar Hoax, 1874
Fake Photos of Very Large Animals
September Morn, the painting that shocked the censor, 1913
Man flies by own lung power, 1934
Prof. Wingard's Death Ray Hoax, 1876
The Crown Prince Regent of Thulia, 1954
The Lovely Feejee Mermaid, 1842
The Nazi Air Marker Hoax, 1942
The Great Electric Sugar Swindle, 1884
Excelsior, Minnesota: No Starbucks Allowed
The small town of Excelsior, Minnesota recently launched an ad campaign declaring that big retailers such as Starbucks and Home Depot were not welcome in its community. A bold position to take, especially considering that those retailers had never expressed any interest in opening up stores there.
Categories: Places
Posted by The Curator on Mon Aug 18, 2003
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