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The photofit challenge

Posted on December 9, 2010 at 4:34 PM


These four faces were generated by an IdentiKit operator at the request of a scientist. IdentiKit is a standard software used by the police to produce face composites of criminals. The individuals depicted here are all famous celebrities. If you think you know them (or one of them) you can participate in the weird experiments photofit challenge and win The Mad Science Book. I will reveal the names as well as the source and the surprising results of photofit experiments by the end of next week. Send your solutions to ruschneider@gmail.com.

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Reply daniela
9:27 AM on November 15, 2014 
ni trebu si cat un baiat

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"The Mad Science Book" is the UK edition of the German bestseller "Das Buch der verrückten Experimente". The amazing stories of 113 strange experiments from the middle ages to today. Entertaining, mind opening, deeply researched, with original illustrations (the second volume has not yet been licensed for the UK or US. Foreign rights).

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1. The three Christs of Ypsilanti -Three men think they are Jesus. What happens when they meet?(1959)  full story

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疯狂实验史(新知文库;) (SDX Joint Publishing Company 2009)
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