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'Solar Armor' freezes man in Nevada Desert, 1874
Did Poe say 'The best things in life make you sweaty'?
Eccentric's last prank, 66 years after his death, 1900
Fake Fish Photos
Bizarre pictographs of Emmanuel Domenech, 1860
The worms inside your face
The Hitler Diary Hoax, 1983
The Hoaxing Hitchhiker, 1941
The Society for Indecency to Naked Animals, 1959
Actress who claimed she was kidnapped by puritans, 1950
Hotline for Mr. Don Key -- April Fool's Day, 2009
Anticipating the annual flood of prank calls on April 1st, the Blank Park Zoo in Des Moines set up four hotlines that pranksters were invited to use. The hotlines were for "Mr. Albert Ross," "Mr. C. Lyon," "Ms. Anna Conda," and "Mr. Don Key." Each hotline played a prerecorded message to let callers know they'd been fooled.


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