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Snowball the Monster Cat, 2000
The Nazi Air Marker Hoax, 1942
Prankster causes volcano to erupt, 1974
Sober Sue, the woman who never smiled, 1907
The Man-Eating Tree of Madagascar Hoax, 1874
Monkeys pick cotton, a 19th-century urban legend
Jernegan's Gold Accumulator Scam, 1898
Script of Casablanca rejected, 1982
'Solar Armor' freezes man in Nevada Desert, 1874
The Hoaxing Hitchhiker, 1941
Hurricane Isabel?
hurricane isabelA photo described as a tanker approaching Hurricane Isabel at sea has been spreading around though email. And I have to admit, I've contributed to its spread, forwarding it on to friends and family. But David Emery informs us that it's a hoax. Well, the picture itself is real. But it doesn't show Hurricane Isabel. Instead, it shows a tanker approaching Tropical Cyclone Graham. But whether it's Isabel or Graham, it's still a really cool photo.
Categories: Photos/Videos
Posted by The Curator on Fri Sep 19, 2003
Comments (1)
I've seen this photo before and it was taken on Lake Superior, so i was told. The tanker does look like the ones i seen when i lived in Upper Mich and you can see going through the Soo Locks.
Posted by Spike  in  SC  on  Sat Oct 22, 2005  at  03:50 AM
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