The Museum of Hoaxes
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Baby Yoga, aka Swinging Your Kid Around Your Head
The Case of the Vanishing Belly Button, 1964
Female thieves hide money in their bras, 1950
Life discovered on the moon, 1835
The Gallery of Fake Viral Images
Eccentric's last prank, 66 years after his death, 1900
Sober Sue, the woman who never smiled, 1907
Adolf Hitler Baby Photo Hoax, 1933
The Nazi Air Marker Hoax, 1942
Vilcabamba, the town of very old people, 1978
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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