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  1. MrRING

    Spontaneous Creation & Miracle Tears

    I was listening to the excellent Unexplained podcast episode Tears, Idol Tears about the famous healing tars of the Immaculate Heart of Mary statue created by Amilcare Santini, which I hadn't read about before as miracle apparitions aren't normally my thing. However, as the story progressed...
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    Moving Statues?

    Egyptian Relics Moving By Themselves In Museums http://www.aftenposten.no/english/local/article.jhtml?articleID=693418 -------------------------------------------------------------- Spooky mystery at Bergen Museum Ancient Egyptian shabti - funerary figures that represent servants in the...
  3. lopaka

    Strange Statues & Sculptures

    August 14, 2003 Dog Statue Has Its Day at Park -- With Controversy __By Bob Pool, Times Staff Writer The howling being heard at the Silver Lake dog park Wednesday wasn't coming from the canines chasing one another across the exercise area. It was coming instead from animal owners who...
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    Garden Gnomes

    What exactly is the point of Garden Gnomes apart from a kind of cheesy ironic form of decoration? Was there some forgotten mystical/pagan reason why people had them, as some kind of garden guardian spirit perhaps? Or was it just a case of some enterprising chap who started selling little clay...