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Amber Robot
2010-Feb-19, 04:26 AM
I got an email forwarded to me with the following image and text below it:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v256/hd37903/misc/Picture1.png


This is the sunset at the North Pole with the moon at its closest point last week.

A scene you will probably never get to see in person,
So take a moment and enjoy God at work at the North Pole.

And, you also see the sun below the moon ..

An amazing photo and not one easily duplicated.
You may want To pass it on to others so they can enjoy it.

The Chinese have a saying that goes something like this:

'When someone shares with you something of value,
You have an obligation to share it with others!'

I just did. Your turn.

Can you count the number of things wrong with this "photo"? I found at least four in the first glance.

01101001
2010-Feb-19, 06:17 AM
See topic North Pole Photo (http://www.bautforum.com/off-topic-babbling/37914-north-pole-photo.html)

KaiYeves
2010-Feb-20, 12:10 AM
'When someone shares with you something of value,
You have an obligation to share it with others!'
I think that's the only part of the text with merit.

HenrikOlsen
2010-Feb-20, 12:19 AM
I agree, but with the addendum that you also have an obligation to ensure it is actually of value before you pass it on to others.

DonM435
2010-Feb-26, 09:26 PM
That did it. I now believe in the existance of Santa Claus!

Strange
2010-Feb-28, 01:49 PM
Snopes have now dug out the source: http://www.snopes.com/photos/natural/northpole.asp

HenrikOlsen
2010-Feb-28, 01:54 PM
That doesn't take Snopes, APOD (http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/ap060620.html) can also do it.

EDG
2010-Mar-08, 08:03 AM
I'd never seen that one before. Still, while it is certainly fake, I still think it's a pretty scene :).

astroram
2010-Mar-14, 05:13 PM
Beautiful! Fake? Well, it seems nobody has claimed it to be a true photograph. It is vibrant and peaceful. A work of art. And it creates the illusion of life. Very good indeed!