The Museum of Hoaxes
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Tourist Guy 9/11 Hoax, Sep 2001
The worms inside your face
Jean Gauntt, the Immortal Baby, 1939
Fake Photos of Very Large Animals
Mencken's fake history of the bathtub, 1917
The Nazi Air Marker Hoax, 1942
Prof. Wingard's Death Ray Hoax, 1876
The Great Wall of China Hoax, 1899
Actress who claimed she was kidnapped by puritans, 1950
'Solar Armor' freezes man in Nevada Desert, 1874
The Stuart Photograph
On July 14, 1951, Forestry Commission employee Lachlan Stuart took a picture of mysterious humps rising from the loch. Over twenty years later researchers visited the spot where he had taken the picture and realized the humps would have been in extremely shallow water close to the shore, meaning that Stuart's monster must have been awfully flat. Confirming their suspicions, author Richard Frere later revealed that Stuart had confessed to him the humps were nothing more than bales of hay covered with tarpaulins.
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