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Tube of liquor hidden in prohibition-era boot, 1920s
Tourist Guy 9/11 Hoax, Sep 2001
Old-Time Photo Fakery, 1900 to 1919
The Sandpaper Test, 1960
What do the lines on Solo cups mean?
Rare planetary alignment decreases gravity, 1976
Baby Yoga, aka Swinging Your Kid Around Your Head
The Society for Indecency to Naked Animals, 1959
The Case of the Vanishing Belly Button, 1964
The Instant Color TV Hoax, 1962
Banana Straightener
image German artist Karl-Friedrich Lentze has applied for a patent on his new invention: a banana-straightening device (thanks to Hairy Houdini for posting this in the hoax forum). Obviously this is just what the world needs. Basically Lentze's idea is to chop off the bent bits and then seal the banana back up with a "biologically safe plaster." Here are some of Lentze's other projects:

Categories: Death, Food
Posted by The Curator on Thu Oct 21, 2004
Comments (3)
why not just physically force the banana into a straight posture rather than using edible glue?
Posted by john  in  NH  on  Sat Oct 23, 2004  at  11:02 PM
This man has too much free time on his hands. A good 60-hour a week manual labor job can fix his problem in a jiffy.
Posted by Anonymous  on  Mon Oct 25, 2004  at  12:38 AM
there wouldnt be a point in straightening a banana...why bother?
Posted by Eva  in  New york  on  Tue Mar 07, 2006  at  09:12 PM
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