The Museum of Hoaxes
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The Nobody For President Campaign, 1940 to Present
The Crown Prince Regent of Thulia, 1954
Swiss peasants harvest spaghetti from trees, 1957
The Lovely Feejee Mermaid, 1842
Did Poe say 'The best things in life make you sweaty'?
Prankster causes volcano to erupt, 1974
The Man-Eating Tree of Madagascar Hoax, 1874
Eccentric's last prank, 66 years after his death, 1900
BMW's April Fool's Day Hoaxes
Man flies by own lung power, 1934
Hair-Restoring Well -- April Fool's Day, 1977
BBC TV's Nationwide news program ran a segment about a well located on the farm of James Coatsworth in Rothbury, Northumberland. This well supposedly had the power to make hair grow on bald men’s heads.

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