The Museum of Hoaxes
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Van Gogh's ear exhibited, 1935
The Nazi Air Marker Hoax, 1942
The Cradle of the Deep, a literary hoax, 1929
What do the lines on Solo cups mean?
Tourist Guy 9/11 Hoax, Sep 2001
Loch Ness Monster Hoaxes
Cat that walked 3000 miles to find its owners, 1951
The Hoaxing Hitchhiker, 1941
Rachael Ray cooks her family and her dog
Old-Time Photo Fakery, 1900 to 1919
The HA! Network -- April Fool's Day, 1990
MTV, VH-1, and Nick at Nite turned over their airwaves (and their 50 million viewers) to the HA! network, a comedy channel which broadcast in their place for the day. No one in the broadcast industry had been informed that the switch would take place. The broadcast was the debut of the MTV-backed HA! network. MTV had hoped that the prank would give the fledgling network some much-needed publicity.

The HA! network lasted a year before merging with the Comedy Channel.

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