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Did Paul McCartney die on Nov. 9, 1966?
The Diaphote, a television hoax, 1880
Rachael Ray cooks her family and her dog
BMW's April Fool's Day Hoaxes
Prof. Wingard's Death Ray Hoax, 1876
The Great Wall of China Hoax, 1899
September Morn, the painting that shocked the censor, 1913
Bonsai Kittens, 2000
Stotham, Massachusetts: the town that didn't exist, 1920
The Great Space Monkey Hoax, 1953
The Virgin Mary Stump
It can be found in Harlingen, Texas. A mesquite tree was recently struck by lightning, and now some people are saying the resulting stump looks like the silhouette of the Virgin Mary. But others say it looks like "a gnome with a peak hat." [The Monitor]
Categories: Pareidolia
Posted by The Curator on Thu Aug 22, 2013
Comments (2)
It looks more like the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come.
Posted by Moira Colleen  in  West Virginia, USA  on  Sun Aug 25, 2013  at  10:31 PM
Or a Nazgul. Or possibly a Dememtor. Anyway, I wouldn't want to see the thing appearing out of the fog.
Posted by Moira Colleen  in  West Virginia, USA  on  Sun Aug 25, 2013  at  10:43 PM
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