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September Morn, the painting that shocked the censor, 1913
Jernegan's Gold Accumulator Scam, 1898
The Hoaxing Hitchhiker, 1941
Samsung invents the on/off switch
Actress who claimed she was kidnapped by puritans, 1950
The Sandpaper Test, 1960
Loch Ness Monster Hoaxes
BMW's April Fool's Day Hoaxes
Cursed by Allah
Can a bar of soap between your sheets ease muscle cramps?
I’m Here To Take Money -- April Fool's Day, 2006
A 57-year-old woman stopped at a Wells Fargo Bank in Brainerd, Massachusetts to make a withdrawal. After concluding her transaction, as a joke she handed the teller a note that read, "I'm here to take money." The teller called the police and told them the bank was being robbed. By the time the police arrived, the woman had left, but they later picked her up and charged her with disorderly conduct.

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