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Does dried squash hold blood of Louis XVI ?

Scientists have confirmed the authenticity of a blood sample said to be from the French king. King Louis XVI of France was sentenced to death by behea…

Bike Matador

For its latest project, the Carmichael Collective placed a matador in the the bike lanes of Minneapolis to tease riders with a red cape. Then, presumably, he speared them. That’s not shown in the photos and the video at the link, but it’s safe to assume that the Carmichael Collective sought maximum authenticity. Link | Carmichael [...]

Did the Shroud of Turin spread Christianity?

Whether it’s a hoax or not, the shroud may have played a significant role in the spread of Christianity. The origins and authenticity of the Shroud of…

New study claims Turin Shroud is authentic

Scientists in Italy have claimed that the mysterious shroud couldn’t have been forged in medieval times. The authenticity of the Turin Shroud, an anci…

Shroud of Turin created by famous artist ?

The famous shroud believed to depict the image of Christ may have been made by medieval artist Giotto. Controversy has surrounded the authenticity of …

A More Realistic Ending to Donkey Kong

Ever seriously doubt the authenticity of the end of Donkey Kong, where Mario simply sidesteps the giant ape to free the lovely (if pixel-y) damsel in distress? Yeah, so did Dorkly. This one’s for all of the realists out there. Link via Geeks Are Sexy

Vatican researcher in Turin Shroud claim

The ever present debate over the authenticity of the Turin Shroud has been rekindled after a Vatican researcher has claimed that faint writing pre…