The Museum of Hoaxes
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Brief History of Triple-Decker Buses
The Crown Prince Regent of Thulia, 1954
Bizarre pictographs of Emmanuel Domenech, 1860
Prof. Wingard's Death Ray Hoax, 1876
The Case of the Vanishing Belly Button, 1964
Monkeys pick cotton, a 19th-century urban legend
Prankster causes volcano to erupt, 1974
Boy floats away in balloon, 2009
Burger King's Left-Handed Whopper Hoax, 1998
September Morn, the painting that shocked the censor, 1913
Fake Vermeer was the Real Thing
image Once thought to be a fake Vermeer, this painting of a young woman sitting before a keyboard has now been officially reclassified as a real Vermeer. It's going up for sale (the first time a Vermeer has been sold since 1921), so if you've got a couple of million lying around, feel free to make a bid.
Categories: Art
Posted by The Curator on Wed Mar 31, 2004
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