Natural Phenomena

Sea Monster Spotted Near Antarctica
  • 20 June 2016
Reports of the possible spotting of a kraken near Antarctica actually show a very large...
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Sea Monster Spotted Near Antarctica
The Farm Below the Mountain
  • 18 April 2016
A photograph purportedly showing a lush green farm in the shadow of a snow-covered mountain...
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The Farm Below the Mountain
Teletubby Lake Is Not Real
  • 29 January 2016
A purported image of 'Teletubby Lake' is a digital manipulation created for a Photoshop contest,...
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Teletubby Lake Is Not Real
(Nearly) Frozen Waves
  • 28 January 2016
A series of photographs shows nearly (but not completely) frozen waves off the coast of...
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(Nearly) Frozen Waves
MISCAPTIONED: Snowfall in Saudi Arabia
  • 19 January 2016
Saudi Arabia experienced heavy snowfall in January 2016, but this photograph of snow-covered palm trees...
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MISCAPTIONED: Snowfall in Saudi Arabia
Six Flags Roller Coaster Flooding
  • 5 January 2016
A photograph of a roller coaster submerged by floodwaters was not taken in St. Louis...
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Six Flags Roller Coaster Flooding