The Museum of Hoaxes
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The Sandpaper Test, 1960
Script of Casablanca rejected, 1982
Van Gogh's ear exhibited, 1935
Old-Time Photo Fakery, 1900 to 1919
The Great Wall of China Hoax, 1899
The Stone-Age Tasaday Hoax, 1971
Tourist Guy 9/11 Hoax, Sep 2001
The disumbrationist art hoax, 1924
Stotham, Massachusetts: the town that didn't exist, 1920
Vilcabamba, the town of very old people, 1978
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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