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The Lovely Feejee Mermaid, 1842
Rachael Ray cooks her family and her dog
The Great Electric Sugar Swindle, 1884
Bizarre pictographs of Emmanuel Domenech, 1860
Monkeys pick cotton, a 19th-century urban legend
The Sandpaper Test, 1960
The Olympic Underwear Relay, 1956
The Great Space Monkey Hoax, 1953
war of the worlds
The night Martians invaded New Jersey, 1938
'Solar Armor' freezes man in Nevada Desert, 1874
Square Dartboard -- April Fool's Day, 2007
The News of the World revealed that the sport of darts was about to be revolutionized by the introduction of a square dartboard at that year's Blue Square UK Open. The board was designed by Prof. Ali Dosaly, who commented, "Darts needed a new look."

April Fool Categories: Sports, United Kingdom, 2007.
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