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The Cottingley Fairies, 1917
The Sandpaper Test, 1960
Actress who claimed she was kidnapped by puritans, 1950
September Morn, the painting that shocked the censor, 1913
Rare planetary alignment decreases gravity, 1976
The disumbrationist art hoax, 1924
Stotham, Massachusetts: the town that didn't exist, 1920
Cat that walked 3000 miles to find its owners, 1951
Iceberg floats into Sydney Harbor, 1978
Monkeys pick cotton, a 19th-century urban legend
The Vinland Map
The debate about the Vinland Map continues, and Scientific American summarizes the controversy. Everyone agrees that the parchment the map was written on is medieval, but what about the ink? That's the question.
Categories: History
Posted by The Curator on Wed Mar 03, 2004
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