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Jennifer Love Hewitt's Disappearing Breasts
Taco Bells buys the Liberty Bell, 1996
Burger King's Left-Handed Whopper Hoax, 1998
Did Paul McCartney die on Nov. 9, 1966?
The Cradle of the Deep, a literary hoax, 1929
The Instant Color TV Hoax, 1962
The Hoaxing Hitchhiker, 1941
The Great Wall of China Hoax, 1899
Swiss peasants harvest spaghetti from trees, 1957
What do the lines on Solo cups mean?
Pennsylvania Flying Saucer -- April Fool's Day, 1950
The Progress (Clearfield, Pennsylvania) published a picture of a flying saucer, supposedly hovering over the business section of Clearfield. The photo caption read, "Scoring an unquestioned scoop on the other newspapers of the nation, Life, and Look magazines and other pictorial publications, The Progress proudly presents today the first published picture of a 'flying saucer' in the air."

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