The Museum of Hoaxes
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Prof. Wingard's Death Ray Hoax, 1876
Paul Krassner's Stereophonic Hoax, 1960
Script of Casablanca rejected, 1982
Eccentric's last prank, 66 years after his death, 1900
The most sacred relic: the Holy Foreskin, circa 800 AD
Did Paul McCartney die on Nov. 9, 1966?
The Great Space Monkey Hoax, 1953
Bizarre pictographs of Emmanuel Domenech, 1860
Stotham, Massachusetts: the town that didn't exist, 1920
Old-Time Photo Fakery, 1900 to 1919
Homo Metro -- April Fool's Day, 2004
An Oslo Township announced that city workers had discovered the remains of a 15,000-year-old body while digging part of a tunnel for the local subway system. As a result, work on the subway had been halted indefinitely. The skeleton was going to be named “Homo Metro” because of where it had been found.

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