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Cat that walked 3000 miles to find its owners, 1951
Monkeys pick cotton, a 19th-century urban legend
The disumbrationist art hoax, 1924
Lord Gordon-Gordon, robber of the robber barons, 1871
The Diaphote, a television hoax, 1880
Adolf Hitler Baby Photo Hoax, 1933
Rachael Ray cooks her family and her dog
The Case of the Vanishing Belly Button, 1964
Use your left ear to detect lies
Jernegan's Gold Accumulator Scam, 1898
Quick Links: Jan. 25, 2008
Caught Lipsyncing
Amusing video on youtube of a guy caught lipsyncing. I like how he tries to pretend that nothing happened.


Live Frog in Lettuce
Yet another case of a family finding a live frog in their lettuce. The amazing thing is that instead of trying to sue someone, the family has adopted the frog as a pet. They call him "curious."


Fake Leg as Weapon
"Police said Donna Sturkie-Anthony took her elder sister's prosthetic leg and beat her with it."
Categories: Food, Law/Police/Crime, Music
Posted by The Curator on Fri Jan 25, 2008
Comments (4)
They didn't really adopt the frog. They kept it for a few days, then put it up for adoption.
Posted by Sakano  in  Ohio  on  Fri Jan 25, 2008  at  03:32 PM
If an animal can live in your lettuce, then it's good for you! I've never found a frog, but I find worms all the time. It means that it wasn't sprayed with pesticides or any other junk.

Go organic!
Posted by leshka  in  New York City  on  Fri Jan 25, 2008  at  07:31 PM
Still, when he walked oof the stage... I was DYING ova' hee'ah!!!
Posted by Christopher  in  Warm, sunny Florida  on  Fri Jan 25, 2008  at  09:17 PM
leshka, there are many animals that can live in your lettuce and can kill you. Many prey species use poison to protect themselves from preditors. Also, most plant species have natural pesticides which are just as bad as any man-made ones.
Posted by Christopher Cole  in  Tucson, AZ  on  Sat Jan 26, 2008  at  10:55 AM
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