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Tourist Guy 9/11 Hoax, Sep 2001
The Gallery of Fake Viral Images
Mencken's fake history of the bathtub, 1917
Actress who claimed she was kidnapped by puritans, 1950
Prof. Wingard's Death Ray Hoax, 1876
The Nazi Air Marker Hoax, 1942
The Man-Eating Tree of Madagascar Hoax, 1874
The disumbrationist art hoax, 1924
Jennifer Love Hewitt's Disappearing Breasts
The Case of the Vanishing Belly Button, 1964
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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