From 1933, an article claims that this photo depicts a steel horse designed by an Italian inventor that could be used to teach (fez-wearing) children to ride. James Gurney explains here why he thinks it was a hoax.
And a few more links:
1. Photos from the Lucasfilm/ILM Halloween party, including Mugatu from Zoolander.
2. A griffon runs amok in the Wild West.
3. Luke Toastwalker (Luke makes a very cute piece of toast).
*Previously: Bionicle Griffon.
*Buy griffons at eBay.