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Fake Photos of Very Large Animals
Mule elected G.O.P. committeeman, 1938
The Man-Eating Tree of Madagascar Hoax, 1874
The Sandpaper Test, 1960
Prankster causes volcano to erupt, 1974
Can a bar of soap between your sheets ease muscle cramps?
The boy with the golden tooth, 1593
Mencken's fake history of the bathtub, 1917
Actress who claimed she was kidnapped by puritans, 1950
Bonsai Kittens, 2000
Giant Italian Skeleton
The photos show a giant skeleton lying on display in a town square, recalling that photo of a giant skeleton supposedly unearthed in Saudi Arabia that circulated around a few years ago. (It was actually an image from a Worth1000 photoshop contest.)

In this case, the giant skeleton is not a product of photoshop. It's a real skeleton, in the sense that it's something that one can really go and see. However, it's not real in the sense of being an actual archeological artifact. It's a piece of art created by the Late Gino De Dominicis. It's titled "COSMIC MAGNET." It's currently on display in Milan, and then will tour throughout Europe.

The Google translation of a blurb about the piece says:
The body of Cosmic Calamita, marking the possible connections between microcosm and the macrocosmos, evokes inaccessible spaces to the progress and the technology, reaching to the myth and the night of the times. Landed on our planet in disowned circumstances, this colossal Moby Dick projects the spectators ammutoliti on the mystery of elsewhere beyond the land space and a time of the history becoming some the terrifying one to cerimoniere.
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Categories: Art, Cryptozoology
Posted by The Curator on Fri Apr 13, 2007
Comments (2)
That's so cool! I love how it's going on tour - it seems so bovine in a way wink
Posted by Nettie  in  Perth, Western Australia  on  Fri Apr 13, 2007  at  06:53 PM
heyya thats wiked is it real lolage


Posted by beth  in  haslington,endland  on  Fri Nov 30, 2007  at  09:27 AM
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