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The boy with the golden tooth, 1593
Mencken's fake history of the bathtub, 1917
The Great Electric Sugar Swindle, 1884
A black lion: real or fake?
Iceberg floats into Sydney Harbor, 1978
The damp spot that hoaxed a city, 1912
The Case of the Vanishing Belly Button, 1964
Tube of liquor hidden in prohibition-era boot, 1920s
Van Gogh's ear exhibited, 1935
Jernegan's Gold Accumulator Scam, 1898
Peugeot Mood Paint -- April Fool's Day, 2012
Peugeot announced that the Peugeot RCZ would be the first car to come with "mood paint." This paint consisted of a "specially developed psychochromatic coating" that altered its molecular structure to emit light at varying wavelenghts — "literally changing the color of the car to reflect how you're feeling."


April Fool Categories: Videos, Cars, 2012.
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