The Museum of Hoaxes
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The Nobody For President Campaign, 1940 to Present
Paul Krassner's Stereophonic Hoax, 1960
Eccentric's last prank, 66 years after his death, 1900
Script of Casablanca rejected, 1982
Van Gogh's ear exhibited, 1935
The Society for Indecency to Naked Animals, 1959
Jernegan's Gold Accumulator Scam, 1898
Prankster causes volcano to erupt, 1974
Dead Body of Loch Ness Monster Found, 1972
The Great Space Monkey Hoax, 1953
Pacific Sea Monster
A group of men show off this sea serpent that washed up on the beach at Ballard, Washington. However, the "sea serpent" appears to be the trunk of a tree.

Links and References
"Sea Serpent #3." Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Archive.
Sloan, M. (1990). Hoaxes, Humbugs, and Spectacles. Villard Books: p.2.


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