The Museum of Hoaxes
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The Diaphote, a television hoax, 1880
Adolf Hitler Baby Photo Hoax, 1933
Rare planetary alignment decreases gravity, 1976
Swiss peasants harvest spaghetti from trees, 1957
The Great Space Monkey Hoax, 1953
The worms inside your face
The Hitler Diary Hoax, 1983
The Stone-Age Tasaday Hoax, 1971
Mencken's fake history of the bathtub, 1917
Paul Krassner's Stereophonic Hoax, 1960
Don’t Get Back into Your Car While Refueling
There's an email going around warning people not to reenter their car while filling the tank at a gas station. Doing so might create a spark that will set the gas fumes on fire, causing a flash fire. Now this sounds like some kind of urban legend, but Mike Davis at CarConnection.com, who's done some research into the subject, warns that the danger is small but real.
Categories: Email Hoaxes
Posted by The Curator on Sun Sep 14, 2003
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