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Brief History of Triple-Decker Buses
The Great New York Zoo Escape Hoax, 1874
The Berners Street Hoax, 1810
Man flies by own lung power, 1934
Mule elected G.O.P. committeeman, 1938
The most sacred relic: the Holy Foreskin, circa 800 AD
Burger King's Left-Handed Whopper Hoax, 1998
The Great Electric Sugar Swindle, 1884
The damp spot that hoaxed a city, 1912
The boy with the golden tooth, 1593
Buy Your Own Universe
The Authority for Universe Ownership offers you the chance to buy your own parallel universe. They explain:

Quantum physics dictates that reality is created by observation. There are an infinite number of possible realities, which can be actualised only through observation - an unlimited variety of parallel universes exist in what is known as quantum flux.
In some of these universes the deeds purchased from Buy Your Own Universe will be recognised as legally binding, meaning that you really are the rightful owner of your Universe! Any day a scientific breakthrough in quantum physics may occur that allows you to travel to your universe, through a wormhole for example. This is not fantasy but accepted science.

The price is a bit steep at $9999. But they also offer a free option.

Of course, if they're right about the existence of an infinite number of parallel universes in which all possibilities, however improbable, are manifested, then the theory of Quantum Immortality is true. Meaning that in some existence you're likely to become an eternal, all-powerful being who already owns the universe without needing to go through the Authority for Universe Ownership. (via A Welsh View)
Categories: Future/Time, Websites
Posted by The Curator on Wed Jul 30, 2008
Comments (6)
Ah, but then that means there's also a universe where an Authority for Universe Ownership really does have sole arbitration rights over alternative-universe ownership.

And maybe it's this one.
Posted by outeast  on  Thu Jul 31, 2008  at  05:33 AM
YAY!! I OWN THE UNIVERSE! ABSOLUTELY FREE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Posted by ?  in  earth  on  Fri Aug 01, 2008  at  10:49 PM
Of course, there must also be a parallel universe where possession of such a certificate is punishable by death. Stay away from that wormhole....
Posted by Mr Henderson  in  Teddington, UK  on  Mon Aug 04, 2008  at  05:34 PM
mad you guys that made this is so silly
Posted by kai'mana  in  waianae  on  Mon Oct 26, 2009  at  05:08 PM
this is a bunch of bull y would u gise even think about writing this crap
Posted by damien123  on  Tue Oct 27, 2009  at  02:43 PM
cool mad wake up you silly people no more such thing cluwns cool mad
Posted by Gavin  in  WAIANAE  on  Tue Oct 27, 2009  at  07:19 PM
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