World’s Strangest

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Crazy Anti-Theft Security Case From 1961

(YouTube Link) This amazing anti-theft security case was designed to make a bad guy’s life a living hell if he decides to pull a snatch and run. Complete with long telescoping rods that encumber movement, a blaring alarm sound and a handle that crushes the criminal’s hand and prevents them from letting go, it looks like [...]

Archaeology’s Hoaxes, Fakes, and Strange Sites

Archaeology magazine has eight stories of archaeological hoaxes that made the news throughout history, with bonus links to their earlier articles about hoaxes. The reasons for perpetrating hoaxes and forgeries range as widely as the kinds of fakes. Common motives for making bogus artifacts include publicity and self-promotion, monetary gain, practical jokes, and revenge, but some [...]