This is an excellent article concerning the giant skeletons that have been found in America (mound builders), which just somehow disappear into thin air. There is actual evidence now of either purposeful deception by the Smithsonian Institute or just complete incompetence.
“In the Twelfth Annual Report from the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian, published in 1894, Cyrus Thomas and Thomas Powell of the Bureau of Ethnology wrote of several discoveries where large, seemingly human skeletal remains were found…”
Read the article here.
“The eyes of that extinct species of giant, whose bones fill the mounds of America, have gazed on Niagara as our eyes do now.” – Abraham Lincoln, “Fragment: Niagara Falls,” September 25-30, 1848, Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 2, at http://quod.lib.umich.edu/l/lincoln/lincoln2/1:6?rgn=div1;view=fulltext
Was every single one of these discoveries (reported in multiple newspapers) frauds perpetrated by the archaeologists or investigators who found them? Or were the remains somehow “lost” by the scientists and museum staff they were sent to? Someone is lying and its numerous examples of fraud/corruption in the scientific community on either side of that question.
Makes me wonder what else has been discovered and “lost” over the years. Or what other fraudulent discoveries have been perpetrated by the scientific community.
Update – 7/1/14
Here is another article with some great information.