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Swiss peasants harvest spaghetti from trees, 1957
Stotham, Massachusetts: the town that didn't exist, 1920
Man flies by own lung power, 1934
Dog wins art contest, 1974
war of the worlds
The night Martians invaded New Jersey, 1938
Prankster causes volcano to erupt, 1974
The boy with the golden tooth, 1593
Bizarre pictographs of Emmanuel Domenech, 1860
Vilcabamba, the town of very old people, 1978
The Hoaxing Hitchhiker, 1941
Google Copernicus Center -- April Fool's Day, 2004
Google announced they were accepting applications for positions at Copernicus Center, their new "lunar hosting and research center." Applicants, Google noted, must be "capable of surviving with limited access to such modern conveniences as soy low-fat lattes, The Sopranos and a steady supply of oxygen." Google went on to say that the facility, set to open in Spring 2007, would house 35 engineers, 27,000 low cost Web servers, two massage therapists and a sushi chef.


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