The Museum of Hoaxes
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The Cradle of the Deep, a literary hoax, 1929
Jean Gauntt, the Immortal Baby, 1939
Bizarre pictographs of Emmanuel Domenech, 1860
Burger King's Left-Handed Whopper Hoax, 1998
'Solar Armor' freezes man in Nevada Desert, 1874
Did Paul McCartney die on Nov. 9, 1966?
The disumbrationist art hoax, 1924
The Olympic Underwear Relay, 1956
The Great New York Zoo Escape Hoax, 1874
Brief History of Triple-Decker Buses
War Bird Over Waikiki -- April Fool's Day, 1940
The Honolulu Star-Bulletin reported that Norwegian scientist Thorkel Gellison (fellow of the King Haakon Loof Lirpa Society) had invented wings that allowed men to fly. He had recently demonstrated his invention in Hawaii. He had also supplied these wings to the Finnish army, leading the Russians to decide to move for a truce with Finland.


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