The Museum of Hoaxes
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The damp spot that hoaxed a city, 1912
Swiss peasants harvest spaghetti from trees, 1957
Iceberg floats into Sydney Harbor, 1978
The Stone-Age Tasaday Hoax, 1971
Fake Fish Photos
Actress who claimed she was kidnapped by puritans, 1950
The Nobody For President Campaign, 1940 to Present
Rachael Ray cooks her family and her dog
Prankster causes volcano to erupt, 1974
Jennifer Love Hewitt's Disappearing Breasts
BMW Optiglass -- April Fool's Day, 1995
BMW announced that certain models of their cars would be fitted with "Optiglass" — a new optical technology that eliminated the need for drivers to wear glasses:


By varying the temperature of the PVB with a simple flick of the dashboard-mounted switch, the refractive index of the glass changes, creating a lens to suit the requirements of all drivers."


April Fool Categories: Cars, Corporations, 1995, BMW.
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