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Cat that walked 3000 miles to find its owners, 1951
The Hoaxing Hitchhiker, 1941
The Lovely Feejee Mermaid, 1842
Old-Time Photo Fakery, 1900 to 1919
What do the lines on Solo cups mean?
Pierre Brassau, Monkey Artist, 1964
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Brief History of Triple-Decker Buses
Google Gulp -- April Fool's Day, 2005
Google branched out into a new product area with the announcement of Google Gulp, a high-tech "smart drink" that featured a DNA scanner embedded in the lip of the bottle that would read "all 3 gigabytes of your base pair genetic data in a fraction of a second, fine-tuning your individual hormonal cocktail in real time using our patented Auto-Drink™ technology, and slamming a truckload of electrolytic neurotransmitter smart-drug stimulants past the blood-brain barrier to achieve maximum optimization of your soon-to-be-grateful cerebral cortex."

Plus, the company added, "it's low in carbs!"

April Fool Categories: Food and Drink, 2005, Google.
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