Remember that the iconic MGM opener of a lion howling was a picture of a lion getting examined at the vet's office? Fortunately, the lion recovered completely and is currently in perfect condition. Moreover, there have been seven lions used to produce the MGM entrance, with the present one, Leo, appearing in almost all of the films since 1957. Frankly, it doesn’t seem like a bad gig.

While in some sense photo manipulation is a very new concept, it touches on an ancient impulse. It turns out that humans have been deceiving the world for ages by altering photographs creatively. We challenged you to show us your finest examples.

The expression 'fake news' has rapidly gained popularity, yet all of our vigilant eyes can be readily tricked with today's modern photo manipulation techniques. How many more of these photographs do you believe are 100 percent true, from the famous rice surge to the renowned picture of the first smack in history? 

Ready yourself for some eye-opening photos that will prove that you simply cannot trust whatever you see on the internet. This collection created by Cracked will reveal to you the fact, but sometimes the harsh reality, underlying Internet-famous photographs.

Entry by AM Smiley

This Pulitzer Prize-winning photo of the Kent State Shootings... ...actually looked like this. An editor airbrushed out the post behind Mary Vecchio's

Entry by Quo

CRACKEDG COM This famous photo is a composition offour different images. One half of the iceberg was taken in Alaska and the other in Antarctica (neit

Entry by Sulaco

LA Times Photographer Brian Walski combined two photographs together to create g more dramatic image. He didn't tell anyone, however, and the picture

Entry by PandaPoo

For the entire summer of 1993, the University of Wisconsin searched for a photograph to display their diverse enrollment. WISCONSIN 2001 2002 Unde A

Entry by PandaPoo

Canadian Prime Minister William King did not take kindly to looking like 3rd wheel. So he did as any 3rd wheel would... ...and had King George VI remo

Entry by PandaPoo

In this 1944 photograph of Benito Mussolini... ...the horse handler was removed to make it look more heroic. CRACKEDCONT

Entry by Mad Mann

CRACKED This is a picture of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with his cabinet, as it appeared in the Yated Neeman newspaper. Here's the orig

Entry by Mad Mann

21992 PESIOENT FLE This picture of President U.S. Grant is pretty ambitious for someone who's never heard of Photoshop. It's made up of three differen

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