Learn how to spot a fake painting from art forgery experts

Would you know how to spot a fake painting?

In this Wired video, forensic scientist Thiago Piwowarczyk and art historian Jeffrey Taylor of New York Art Forensics go through their five-step art authentication process to determine if they have a legit Jackson Pollock or not. Spoiler alert: it's not, though watching their discovery methods is fascinating.

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'Pair of Jorts' and other awesomely-fake Halloween costumes

Obvious Plant wins the droplifting game this year with these fake costumes he left on a Halloween store's shelf somewhere.

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Full meals of rocks that look like food

Over at Weird Universe, Alex posted his fun photos from the San Diego County Fair of "an exhibit of rocks that look like food." Read the rest