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The Daily Book of Art by David Schmidt, Rebecca J Razo, Elizabeth T. Gilbert, Amy Runyen, Sharon Robinson, Gabriel Guzman, Dylan Gilbert, Colin Gilbert

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Crop Circles

ALIEN ART OR HUMAN MASTERPIECES?

 

Theories of the origin of crop circles range from the mundane to the extraterrestrial. But regardless of their true origin, crop circles have undeniably become a cultural phenomenon and appear by human effort across the globe. Some groups create them to debunk theories of the supernatural, others create them to see how intricate a pattern they can execute, and others even create them for profit by forming company logos in fields the world over.

 

The first recorded image of a crop circle (defined as a design or pattern in a field created by flattened crops) dates ...

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