The Museum of Hoaxes
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The Instant Color TV Hoax, 1962
Dog wins art contest, 1974
Script of Casablanca rejected, 1982
Did Paul McCartney die on Nov. 9, 1966?
Fake Photos of Very Large Animals
Boy floats away in balloon, 2009
Prof. Wingard's Death Ray Hoax, 1876
Baby Yoga, aka Swinging Your Kid Around Your Head
The Great Electric Sugar Swindle, 1884
Mencken's fake history of the bathtub, 1917
Drivers Must Wear Helmets -- April Fool's Day, 1992
Alison St. John, a radio reporter for KPBS, the San Diego affiliate of NPR, warned that San Diego would be pelted by hail "the size of duck eggs." Terry Boyd of Metro Traffic followed up this announcement by warning that all drivers "must wear a helmet."

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