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The disumbrationist art hoax, 1924
Prof. Wingard's Death Ray Hoax, 1876
The Stone-Age Tasaday Hoax, 1971
The Lovely Feejee Mermaid, 1842
Monkeys pick cotton, a 19th-century urban legend
The Hoaxing Hitchhiker, 1941
Did Paul McCartney die on Nov. 9, 1966?
Dog wins art contest, 1974
Did Poe say 'The best things in life make you sweaty'?
Paul Krassner's Stereophonic Hoax, 1960
Floral Sculpture Clinic
floralI'm not sure if this is real or fake. The Floral Sculpture Clinic says that it will implant bone tissue sculpted into the shape of a flower beneath your skin. The result will be a visibly raised bony pattern on your skin. If real, it's very strange.
Update: Boing Boing reports that the Floral Sculpture Clinic is indeed a hoax. It's part of a conceptual art project dreamed up by the Dutch artist Simone Van Bakel. The images of the inserted implants are photoshopped.
Categories: Body Manipulation
Posted by The Curator on Wed Jan 14, 2004
Comments (2)
This particular story may be a hoax but skin implants are possible (with teflon and silicon). For example, the horn implants of Enigma (http://www.humanmarvels.com/)and genital beading (http://encyc.bmezine.com/?genital_beading).
Posted by Mary  on  Thu Jul 01, 2004  at  08:04 PM
Awesome story!!!
Posted by miclepolard  in  74 St. Drive, Perth, WA, 6003 Australia  on  Wed Apr 06, 2011  at  10:21 AM
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