Tag Archive for photoshop

Imitation crab: Picture of giant crustacean off Kent is fake

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This is currently the top trending story on The Express (U.K.) Yep… Giant crab has been spotted off British coast | Weird | News | Daily Express. People have been flocking to a website to judge for themselves whether this picture shows a huge crustacean in shallow water at a harbour mouth in Kent or…

Are these North Korean hovercraft full of eels?

Analysis of photo from The Atlantic.

Seriously, I’m just going to include as “doubtful” ANY story that come out of North Korea. It’s like Pravda over there. Is This North Korean Hovercraft-Landing Photo Faked? – In Focus – The Atlantic. While researching a photo entry about North Korea’s recent threats of war, I discovered an image released by North Korea’s official…

New software to detect photo manipulation launched

Hany Farid, a professor at Dartmouth College, has built a career and a reputation as a leading researcher in digital image forensics. He is the co-founder and chief technology officer of a start-up company, Fourandsix Technologies, that aims to provide this service to find photo fakes across a wide spectrum of clients. Useful? Indeed. A…

Barbie doll model Lukyanova likely enhanced more than surgically

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Ukranian Model Valeria Lukyanova, Barbie-lookalike, calls herself a “Living Doll”. The story of her transformation via cosmetic surgeries and some impossible looking and weirdly fakish photos have been all over the internet this week. Is she is real? One man comes forward to say she is trying to get money from him and he thinks…

Sometimes, the weird picture is REAL

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I’ve long held that NO amount of photo evidence is going to be good enough to prove UFOs, Bigfoot, ghosts, and the like. Photos can be manipulated so easily and often are, just for fun and for purposeful hoaxing. But, sometimes the pictures ARE real. Here is a neat essay by Joe Schwarcz. Joe Schwarcz:…

Na na na na naaa! These nagas aren’t real.

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ShukerNature: MODERN-DAY NAGAS…OR PHOTOSHOPPED FRAUDS?. According to Hindu and Buddhist mythology, nagas are ancient serpent deities that can take human or semi-human form, and in Buddhist mythology a naga can have several heads. They are most often represented as huge cobras with expanded hoods. Needless to say, however, no such thing as a multi-headed cobra…

Westboro Baptist Church says: Gays no way, lying OK

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Staged photo? Westboro Baptist Church claims protest at Whitney Houston funeral when none is apparent | NJ.com. Westboro Baptist Church, the small congregation known for its propensity to hurl promises of hell at funeral mourners, claims to be in Newark confronting protesters at the funeral of Whitney Houston. A Twitter account cited as that of…