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Pierre Brassau, Monkey Artist, 1964
Tube of liquor hidden in prohibition-era boot, 1920s
Script of Casablanca rejected, 1982
A black lion: real or fake?
Adolf Hitler Baby Photo Hoax, 1933
The Crown Prince Regent of Thulia, 1954
The Gallery of Fake Viral Images
The Stone-Age Tasaday Hoax, 1971
'Solar Armor' freezes man in Nevada Desert, 1874
The Great New York Zoo Escape Hoax, 1874
Ring-Tone Rage -- April Fool's Day, 2007
National Public Radio's Weekend Edition Sunday reported that New York City Democratic councilman David Yassky had called for a ban on obnoxious ring tones. The councilman claimed that objectionable ring tones were costing the economy upwards of $1.2 billion and were the cause of numerous fights induced by "ring-tone rage." As of April 1, 2008, NPR reported, cell phone users would be restricted to four city-approved ring tones.

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