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The Lovely Feejee Mermaid, 1842
Jean Gauntt, the Immortal Baby, 1939
Stotham, Massachusetts: the town that didn't exist, 1920

Jennifer Love Hewitt's Disappearing Breasts
The Great Electric Sugar Swindle, 1884
Use your left ear to detect lies
Tube of liquor hidden in prohibition-era boot, 1920s
Samsung invents the on/off switch
The Lovely Feejee Mermaid, 1842
The Cottingley Fairies, 1917
Russian Roulette TV
Posted by The Curator on Thu Oct 16, 2003
Man plays Russian roulette on British TV as three million viewers watch. Of course, it was just an illusion, vetted in advance by the police. But the stunt causes controversy anyway.
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