The Museum of Hoaxes
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The Cradle of the Deep, a literary hoax, 1929
September Morn, the painting that shocked the censor, 1913
Princess Caraboo, servant girl who became a princess, 1817
Dead Body of Loch Ness Monster Found, 1972
The Great Space Monkey Hoax, 1953
Rachael Ray cooks her family and her dog
The Diaphote, a television hoax, 1880
Cat that walked 3000 miles to find its owners, 1951
The Case of the Vanishing Belly Button, 1964
Dog wins art contest, 1974
Jamsphalt -- April Fool's Day, 2006
The Daily Express reported that jam biscuits were being mixed into tarmac to help make roads safer. "Scientists yesterday revealed that broken biscuits are in fact the perfect material to help resurface roads... Years of experimental research revealed that crushed-up ginger nuts are the best biscuit for a road's sub-base, as they are more porous and allow water to drain away."


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