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Loch Ness Monster Hoaxes
Jennifer Love Hewitt's Disappearing Breasts
Fake Photos of Very Large Animals
Vilcabamba, the town of very old people, 1978
Actress who claimed she was kidnapped by puritans, 1950
Swiss peasants harvest spaghetti from trees, 1957
Monkeys pick cotton, a 19th-century urban legend
Bonsai Kittens, 2000
The damp spot that hoaxed a city, 1912
Did Paul McCartney die on Nov. 9, 1966?
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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