Photo Fakery: Supernatural Wonders
Circulating via email, an unsettling photograph of what appears to be a half-human, half-animal creature suckling her hybrid offspring.
Dead Mermaid Found in the Philippines
Emailed pictures purportedly show the carcass of a dead mermaid caught by a fisherman in the Philippines.
Doomsday on a $20 Bill
Can images "commemorating" the World Trade Center and Pentagon attacks of last September 11 be seen on a properly folded U.S. $20 bill?
Creepy "video footage" appears to show a ghost moving through the storeroom of an unnamed building in an unnamed locale. Watch carefully!
Freaky Fish Found on a Tampa Bay Beach
Emailed photos show the carcass of a very strange fish with monstrous teeth allegedly washed up on a beach in Tampa Bay, Florida.
The Ghost of the Sundarbans
Emailed photo allegedly shows a ghost standing next to a tourist visiting the Sundarbans in southwest Bangladesh. Two days later, the tourist died of a heart attack. Coincidence?
The Ghost Under the Bed
Email chain letter claims that a ghost depicted in the attached image will "collect your soul" if you don't forward it to at least five people.
Giant Human Skeletons in Greece
Hoax images purport to show skeletons of giant human beings (Nephilim or Canaanites) allegedly found in an archaeological dig in Greece.
Giant Human Skeleton Discovered in Arabian Desert
"Recent gas exploration activity in the southeast region of the Arabian desert uncovered a skeletal remains of a human of phenomenal size."
The Hands of God
Emailed image purports to show the 'hands of God' in a cloud formation associated with 2004's Hurricane Charley.
I Can Read Your Mind!
Here is a well-traveled card trick / mind-reading illusion that keeps popping up on the Internet, most recently circulating in the form of a PowerPoint presentation purporting to be (although it almost certainly is not) the work of renowned stage magician David Copperfield.
Mermaid / Merman Carcass Found on Beach
Emailed photos purportedly show the carcass of a merman (or mermaid) washed up on a beach variously said to be located in Venda, South Africa; Cebu, The Philippines; Malaysia; and Fort Desoto Beach, Florida.
Emailed images purport to show mummified remains of a fairy (or "butterfly man" or "moth man") discovered in the Derbyshire countryside of England.
The Mysterious Staircase
Emailed slideshow tells the story of a mysterious staircase at Loretto Chapel in Santa Fe, New Mexico and its miraculous construction by an unknown carpenter without the use of nails, glue, or central support.