I hated the planking trend the moment I saw it, and I still don't like it now. But my first reaction to the latest photo trend is a little different . . . because it's actually kind of funny.

It's called HORSE-MANNING, because it's based loosely on the Headless Horseman character from "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow".

The photo is an optical illusion that takes two people to pull off:  One person poses so you can't see their head . . . either by hiding it behind something, or leaning WAY back . . . and the other person poses so you can ONLY see their head.

The result makes it look like one person's been beheaded . . . with the head sitting next to them.  And a lot of times, the person who's been beheaded has their arm touching the other person's head, so it looks like they're holding their severed head.

But horse-manning isn't a new photo trend.  It was actually a big trend about ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO.  In other words, it's one of the first things people started doing once they had access to their own cameras.

(Daily Mail)