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Can a bar of soap between your sheets ease muscle cramps?
The most sacred relic: the Holy Foreskin, circa 800 AD
Rachael Ray cooks her family and her dog
Samsung invents the on/off switch
Life discovered on the moon, 1835
The Great Space Monkey Hoax, 1953
Old-Time Photo Fakery, 1900 to 1919
The Olympic Underwear Relay, 1956
Rare planetary alignment decreases gravity, 1976
war of the worlds
The night Martians invaded New Jersey, 1938
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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