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Prof. Wingard's Death Ray Hoax, 1876
The Man-Eating Tree of Madagascar Hoax, 1874
Bonsai Kittens, 2000
Old-Time Photo Fakery, 1900 to 1919
The Diaphote, a television hoax, 1880
Cursed by Allah
Jernegan's Gold Accumulator Scam, 1898
What do the lines on Solo cups mean?
Use your left ear to detect lies
Paul Krassner's Stereophonic Hoax, 1960
Bionic Horse -- April Fool's Day, 1977
Radio Merseyside in Britain reported about a ‘bionic’ horse. The broken leg of this horse had been replaced with a plastic leg that gave the horse more spring in its step. As a result, the horse was said to be favored to win the Grand National.

April Fool Categories: Animals, Sports, Radio, United Kingdom, 1977.
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