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The Case of the Vanishing Belly Button, 1964
Cursed by Allah
The Cottingley Fairies, 1917

A black lion: real or fake?
Paul Krassner's Stereophonic Hoax, 1960
Brief History of Triple-Decker Buses
The Berners Street Hoax, 1810
Fake Fish Photos
The Society for Indecency to Naked Animals, 1959
Boy floats away in balloon, 2009
Plane Meets Truck
Posted by The Curator on Wed Oct 29, 2003
I received this image from 'Detective Kid' who wants to know if it's real or fake. I've been checking it out and can't see anything obviously fake about it. The picture has a watermark on it, that I can't read. It's something like 'erzool.com.' If anyone knows anything about the picture, let me know. UPDATE: A solution to this photo comes from Jeffrey Schuh: "This photo is a national geographic photograph. The photo has been republished in 'The Photographs' coffee table book. (The one with the Afghan woman on the cover.) The plane photo is on page 50-51 and is captioned: Sanarate, Guatemale 1976. 'On a rescue mission after an...
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