The Museum of Hoaxes
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The Cradle of the Deep, a literary hoax, 1929
Rachael Ray cooks her family and her dog
Eccentric's last prank, 66 years after his death, 1900
Cat that walked 3000 miles to find its owners, 1951
The Nazi Air Marker Hoax, 1942
The Great Wall of China Hoax, 1899
Rare planetary alignment decreases gravity, 1976
The Stone-Age Tasaday Hoax, 1971
Mencken's fake history of the bathtub, 1917
Actress who claimed she was kidnapped by puritans, 1950
KNOSH Food Network -- April Fool's Day, 1981
On Cable magazine reporter Peter Funt announced the creation of the first 24-hour a day cable food network called KNOSH. (Apparently the idea of a 24-hour a day food network seemed silly in the days before Emeril Lagasse.)

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