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A black lion: real or fake?
Lord Gordon-Gordon, robber of the robber barons, 1871
Mule elected G.O.P. committeeman, 1938
Iceberg floats into Sydney Harbor, 1978
Stotham, Massachusetts: the town that didn't exist, 1920
Pierre Brassau, Monkey Artist, 1964
The Berners Street Hoax, 1810
Use your left ear to detect lies
The most sacred relic: the Holy Foreskin, circa 800 AD
The Cottingley Fairies, 1917
Mexican Row Houses
Status: Real
This looks like a painting, or a picture of toy houses, but apparently it's neither. These are real houses. The picture was taken by a Mexican helicopter pilot. (I can only find his last name, which is Ruiz Oscar Ruiz.) He writes of this picture: "REAL PICTURE! 300+ low income homes in Ixtapaluca, complex has more than 10,000!" The link goes to his gallery of aerial photographs of Mexico City. This photo is nine rows down on the right.

row houses
Categories: Photos/Videos, Places
Posted by The Curator on Mon Feb 13, 2006
Comments (32)
truthfully, I believe that there ARE housing arrangements like this, but I think that the actual photo is a fake.
Posted by Mera  on  Wed Jun 28, 2006  at  12:52 AM
Here is an Adobe PDF of the company that buit this neiberhood and building simillar once acorss mexico.

http://www.consorcioara.com.mx/noticiasinversionistas/presentacionesyteleconferencias/RoadShow/ARA_Road_Feb0906.pdf
Posted by houser  on  Wed Oct 25, 2006  at  02:37 PM
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