The Museum of Hoaxes
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Mencken's fake history of the bathtub, 1917
The Lovely Feejee Mermaid, 1842
Rare planetary alignment decreases gravity, 1976
The Stone-Age Tasaday Hoax, 1971
Cat that walked 3000 miles to find its owners, 1951
The Nazi Air Marker Hoax, 1942
The Instant Color TV Hoax, 1962
Iceberg floats into Sydney Harbor, 1978
The Nobody For President Campaign, 1940 to Present
The most sacred relic: the Holy Foreskin, circa 800 AD
Invasion of the Geese -- April Fool's Day, 2012
132 plastic lawn geese, dressed in various outfits, appeared around Portage, Wisconsin on April 1st. The perpetrator of this prank is unknown, but the geese cost around $30 each. So whoever did it spent almost $4000 to do so — unless they got a volume discount on the geese. [wiscnews.com]

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