Cardboard enthusiasts of a certain age may remember W. Schonherr’s somewhat influential 1958 study: “Nutritive Cardboard Disks Combined With Lattice Mesh Membrane Filter as Adjuvant in Hygienic Milk Supervision” [article in German], W. Schonherr, Zentralblatt für Bakteriologie, Parasitenkunde, Infektionskrankheiten und Hygiene, vol. 171, no. 8, June 1958, pp. 616-23.
In this TV news report, a flat cardboard replica of a bear stars in re-enactments of a black bear sighting. Despite its alarming tone, the report seems to explain that the bear itself was (1) barely seen and (2) likely far from dangerous. The video, said to be from TV station WJW Fox-8 in Cleveland, […]