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Tourist Guy 9/11 Hoax, Sep 2001
Did Poe say 'The best things in life make you sweaty'?
Prankster causes volcano to erupt, 1974
Jean Gauntt, the Immortal Baby, 1939
Van Gogh's ear exhibited, 1935
Cat that walked 3000 miles to find its owners, 1951
Use your left ear to detect lies
Script of Casablanca rejected, 1982
Fake Fish Photos
Monkeys pick cotton, a 19th-century urban legend
Mannequins for Climate Justice -- April Fool's Day, 2009
On March 31 a mannequin was found chained to the doors of a Bank of America branch in Boston. The mannequin wore a sign, "The real dummies evict people & fund climate chaos." A group calling itself Mannequins for Climate Justice took responsibility, saying it was getting a head start on Fossil Fools Day, an initiative to use April 1st as a day to mock and resist the fossil fuel industry.


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