The Museum of Hoaxes
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The Crown Prince Regent of Thulia, 1954
The Cradle of the Deep, a literary hoax, 1929
Man flies by own lung power, 1934
Adolf Hitler Baby Photo Hoax, 1933
Fake Fish Photos
Princess Caraboo, servant girl who became a princess, 1817
Monkeys pick cotton, a 19th-century urban legend
The Great Electric Sugar Swindle, 1884
The worms inside your face
BMW's April Fool's Day Hoaxes
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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