The Museum of Hoaxes
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Old-Time Photo Fakery, 1900 to 1919
Prof. Wingard's Death Ray Hoax, 1876
Baby Yoga, aka Swinging Your Kid Around Your Head
Adolf Hitler Baby Photo Hoax, 1933
The Gallery of Fake Viral Images
Man flies by own lung power, 1934
Prankster causes volcano to erupt, 1974
Iceberg floats into Sydney Harbor, 1978
Can a bar of soap between your sheets ease muscle cramps?
The Diaphote, a television hoax, 1880
LunarCorp -- April Fool's Day, 2001
The NPR program All Things Considered revealed that a California-based company, LunarCorp, had developed a laser powerful enough to project images on to the surface of the moon. It planned to use this to beam advertisements onto the moon, turning the earth's satellite into a giant billboard.

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