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Iceberg floats into Sydney Harbor, 1978
The most sacred relic: the Holy Foreskin, circa 800 AD
The Lovely Feejee Mermaid, 1842
Vilcabamba, the town of very old people, 1978
Tourist Guy 9/11 Hoax, Sep 2001
Rare planetary alignment decreases gravity, 1976
Mencken's fake history of the bathtub, 1917
The Diaphote, a television hoax, 1880
The Great Wall of China Hoax, 1899
Old-Time Photo Fakery, 1900 to 1919
The Dinosaur Vine -- April Fool's Day, 1989
Garden News magazine revealed that a prehistoric plant had been discovered growing out of a fossilised stegosaurus dropping found preserved within a Mojave Desert cave. The plant, dubbed the dinosaur vine, was being studied by Professor Adge Ufult (say it out loud).

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