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Use your left ear to detect lies
Eccentric's last prank, 66 years after his death, 1900
Actress who claimed she was kidnapped by puritans, 1950
The Stone-Age Tasaday Hoax, 1971
Can a bar of soap between your sheets ease muscle cramps?
Man flies by own lung power, 1934
The disumbrationist art hoax, 1924
Taco Bells buys the Liberty Bell, 1996
The Nobody For President Campaign, 1940 to Present
Female thieves hide money in their bras, 1950
Super Hot Chillies Banned -- April Fool's Day, 2013
Chilefoundry.com warned that the federal government was planning to classify Capsaicin (the component of chili peppers that gives them their heat) as a controlled substance. Seeds of any chili pepper capable of producing 1 millions SHUs (Scoville Scale heat units) would become illegal. The government made this decision after noting that after eating extremely hot sauces, people frequently talked about feeling a "high" afterwards.

April Fool Categories: Food and Drink, Websites, 2013, Internet, Stupid Laws.
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