The Museum of Hoaxes
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Baby Yoga, aka Swinging Your Kid Around Your Head
The Instant Color TV Hoax, 1962
Dead Body of Loch Ness Monster Found, 1972
Stotham, Massachusetts: the town that didn't exist, 1920
Bonsai Kittens, 2000
The disumbrationist art hoax, 1924
The most sacred relic: the Holy Foreskin, circa 800 AD
Tube of liquor hidden in prohibition-era boot, 1920s
Old-Time Photo Fakery, 1900 to 1919
The Olympic Underwear Relay, 1956
Butterfly Attacks -- April Fool's Day, 2010
In the wake of several videos appearing online showing people being savagely attacked by butterflies, Qualcomm convened a press conference to explain that the victims had recently stolen prototypes of its Mirasol displays which used technology that mimicked the reflection of light off of butterfly wings. The displays apparently triggered aggression among wild butterflies.

However, a Qualcomm representative stressed that the current displays were completely safe.







April Fool Categories: Animals, Technology, Videos, 2010.
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