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The Great Electric Sugar Swindle, 1884
The Gallery of Fake Viral Images
Female thieves hide money in their bras, 1950
Van Gogh's ear exhibited, 1935
Rachael Ray cooks her family and her dog
Life discovered on the moon, 1835
Cursed by Allah
Dead Body of Loch Ness Monster Found, 1972
Burger King's Left-Handed Whopper Hoax, 1998
Baby Yoga, aka Swinging Your Kid Around Your Head
Chunnel Blunder -- April Fool's Day, 1990
The News of the World reported that the two halves of the Channel Tunnel, being built simultaneously from the coasts of France and England, would miss each other by 14 feet, the reason being that French engineers had used metric specifications, whereas the British had used imperial feet and inches. The error would cost $14 billion to fix.

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