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Princess Caraboo, servant girl who became a princess, 1817
The Case of the Vanishing Belly Button, 1964
The Man-Eating Tree of Madagascar Hoax, 1874
The Hoaxing Hitchhiker, 1941
Brief History of Triple-Decker Buses
The Great New York Zoo Escape Hoax, 1874
The disumbrationist art hoax, 1924
Tourist Guy 9/11 Hoax, Sep 2001
Paul Krassner's Stereophonic Hoax, 1960
Lord Gordon-Gordon, robber of the robber barons, 1871
Red Rocks Amphitheatre Is Not Flooded
The flooding in Colorado has caused a lot of damage. However, the Red Rocks Amphitheatre near Denver is not one of the things underwater, despite what a picture that's been circulating online appears to show. [reverb.com]


This is just another example of how if a suitably dramatic picture of a natural disaster doesn't exist, people will invent one. Here's what Red Rocks looks like in its normal, unflooded condition:

Categories: Photos/Videos
Posted by The Curator on Tue Sep 17, 2013
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