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Steampunk World’s Fair – The World’s Largest Steampunk Event

Last weekend, there were thousands of Steampunks at the Radisson and Embassy Suites hotels in Piscataway, New Jersey. Steampunk, a strange blend of futuristic technology and the anachronistic society of the Victorian era, takes its primary influences from 19th century … Continue reading

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The World’s Tallest Man Meets The World’s Smallest Man

The World’s Smallest Man – Pingping Meets The World’s Tallest Man – Sultan Kosen

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Jo Jo the Dog Faced Boy – Fedor Jeftichew

Fedor Jeftichew – Jo Jo the Dog Faced Boy Fedor was born in Russia in 1868 and like his father, Adrien Konstantinov Jeftichew, the boy had generalized hypertrichosis. This condition, also know as “werewolf syndrome”, results in thick hair covering … Continue reading

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The Minnesota Woolly Girl – Alice Doherty

Alice Elizabeth Doherty – The Minnesota Woolly Girl Born in Minneapolis on March 14, 1887, Alice Doherty had a rare condition called “dog-faced” hypertrichosis. She had normal parents and siblings. Alice was put on exhibition as a freak when she … Continue reading

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