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The damp spot that hoaxed a city, 1912
The Man-Eating Tree of Madagascar Hoax, 1874
The Great Wall of China Hoax, 1899
The Diaphote, a television hoax, 1880
Samsung invents the on/off switch
Burger King's Left-Handed Whopper Hoax, 1998
Cursed by Allah
The Gallery of Fake Viral Images
Dog wins art contest, 1974
Adolf Hitler Baby Photo Hoax, 1933
Debugging Tool -- April Fool's Day, 1982
Byte magazine profiled a new Debugging Tool that "Irons Out Circuit Problems":
The General Electric Model F340 Electric Iron serves as a handy debugging tool for crucial logic circuits that must exhibit planar topology or use especially thin-film substrates. Using the latest deionized-vapor-injection technology, the Model F340 can be used with circuits arrayed on fiber substrates up to 0.1 cm (approximately 1/8 inch) thick, assuming proper adjustments for duration of treatment.



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