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The Great New York Zoo Escape Hoax, 1874
The Sandpaper Test, 1960
Can a bar of soap between your sheets ease muscle cramps?
Pierre Brassau, Monkey Artist, 1964
The damp spot that hoaxed a city, 1912
Iceberg floats into Sydney Harbor, 1978
Prof. Wingard's Death Ray Hoax, 1876
Old-Time Photo Fakery, 1900 to 1919
Cursed by Allah
September Morn, the painting that shocked the censor, 1913
Glued Meat
Another restaurant scam to watch out for: That expensive steak you ordered may really be pieces of scrap meat glued together. I'd never heard of this 'meat glue' before. Apparently there's very little way to tell if it's being served to you... if the meat is glued together by someone who knows what they're doing. But if an amateur did the gluing, the meat will fall apart as you slice it.

Steak Or Fake? How To Spot 'Glued' Meat
denverchannel.com

It's white, powdery and can turn chucks of beef into a single piece of steak. Most diners probably are not aware that some chefs can use a substance called transglutaminase to bind pieces of meat together. This "meat glue" has been a part of the food industry for decades, where it goes by the name TG or Activa.
Categories: Food
Posted by The Curator on Wed May 23, 2012
Comments (1)
Oh that looks DELICIOUS!!!!
Posted by jka12002  on  Tue May 29, 2012  at  11:26 PM
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