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What do the lines on Solo cups mean?
The Case of the Vanishing Belly Button, 1964
Stotham, Massachusetts: the town that didn't exist, 1920
Jernegan's Gold Accumulator Scam, 1898
The most sacred relic: the Holy Foreskin, circa 800 AD
The Nazi Air Marker Hoax, 1942
'Solar Armor' freezes man in Nevada Desert, 1874
Actress who claimed she was kidnapped by puritans, 1950
Baby Yoga, aka Swinging Your Kid Around Your Head
Adolf Hitler Baby Photo Hoax, 1933
Russian Hair-Restoring Well -- April Fool's Day, 2001
Russian Public TV reported that a spring had been discovered in the Caucasus mountains with the ability to cure male baldness. "According to the latest statistics, the number of bald men in Adygeya has plummeted," the report noted. The news program showed "before" and "after" pictures of the man who had made the discovery. The BBC had perpetrated a similar April Fool's Day hoax in 1977.

April Fool Categories: Beauty and Grooming, Medical, Television, Russia, 2001.
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