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Adolf Hitler Baby Photo Hoax, 1933
Boy floats away in balloon, 2009
The Case of the Vanishing Belly Button, 1964
Fake Fish Photos
Tube of liquor hidden in prohibition-era boot, 1920s
The damp spot that hoaxed a city, 1912
Jennifer Love Hewitt's Disappearing Breasts
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The Sandpaper Test, 1960
Snowball the Monster Cat, 2000
Bottled Fresh Air
DUPÉ sells bottled fresh air, as well as other products such as bottled moon light, positive thoughts, and "eco-friendly little rays of sunshine."






The site (and storefront) were part of a spoof campaign launched a few months ago by Yarra Valley Water, providers of tap water to the Melbourne area.

If you try to buy any of DUPÉ's fresh air, you get a message telling you: "Buying bottled air doesn't make sense. It's just like buying bottled water."

(Thanks to Patty on WU for the heads up about this).
Categories: Websites
Posted by The Curator on Sun Dec 15, 2013
Comments (2)
Someone's been watching Spaceballs.
Posted by Dana  on  Sun Dec 15, 2013  at  12:22 PM
When the company is literally named "dupe" you have to be fairly un-alert to think it's real.
Posted by Carl Fink  in  Long Island, NY  on  Sun Dec 22, 2013  at  09:42 PM



Smileys






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