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Vilcabamba, the town of very old people, 1978
Jennifer Love Hewitt's Disappearing Breasts
The Cottingley Fairies, 1917
Old-Time Photo Fakery, 1900 to 1919
The Society for Indecency to Naked Animals, 1959
Bonsai Kittens, 2000
'Solar Armor' freezes man in Nevada Desert, 1874
Prof. Wingard's Death Ray Hoax, 1876
The Great Electric Sugar Swindle, 1884
September Morn, the painting that shocked the censor, 1913
Brutistan -- April Fool's Day, 1994
The Moscow Tribune went out onto the streets of Moscow to ask people what they thought about the ethnic cleansing in Brutistan. They received a variety of concerned replies. The joke was that Brutistan does not exist.

April Fool Categories: Fictitious Geography, Newspapers, Russia, 1994.
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