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Bizarre pictographs of Emmanuel Domenech, 1860
The most sacred relic: the Holy Foreskin, circa 800 AD
Prankster causes volcano to erupt, 1974
Sober Sue, the woman who never smiled, 1907
The Case of the Vanishing Belly Button, 1964
Bonsai Kittens, 2000
The Sandpaper Test, 1960
Did Paul McCartney die on Nov. 9, 1966?
Cursed by Allah
Script of Casablanca rejected, 1982
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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