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Can a bar of soap between your sheets ease muscle cramps?
The Great New York Zoo Escape Hoax, 1874
The most sacred relic: the Holy Foreskin, circa 800 AD
Female thieves hide money in their bras, 1950
Sober Sue, the woman who never smiled, 1907
The worms inside your face
Iceberg floats into Sydney Harbor, 1978
Van Gogh's ear exhibited, 1935
Use your left ear to detect lies
The Nobody For President Campaign, 1940 to Present
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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