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Jernegan's Gold Accumulator Scam, 1898
The Case of the Vanishing Belly Button, 1964
The boy with the golden tooth, 1593
'Solar Armor' freezes man in Nevada Desert, 1874
Eccentric's last prank, 66 years after his death, 1900
Baby Yoga, aka Swinging Your Kid Around Your Head
BMW's April Fool's Day Hoaxes
Man flies by own lung power, 1934
Brief History of Triple-Decker Buses
The Great Electric Sugar Swindle, 1884
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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