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Eccentric's last prank, 66 years after his death, 1900
Princess Caraboo, servant girl who became a princess, 1817
The boy with the golden tooth, 1593
Jernegan's Gold Accumulator Scam, 1898
Actress who claimed she was kidnapped by puritans, 1950
Jean Gauntt, the Immortal Baby, 1939
September Morn, the painting that shocked the censor, 1913
Samsung invents the on/off switch
The disumbrationist art hoax, 1924
The Case of the Vanishing Belly Button, 1964
False Feces Demonstration
November 19 was World Toilet Day. In honor of the occasion, activists in Switzerland held a "false-feces demonstration" outside the Bern train station. This involved placing hundreds of fake rubber droppings on the pavement. The point of this fecal fakery was to raise awareness about sanitation problems around the world. The Sun has pictures of the plastic poo.
Categories: Gross, Pranks
Posted by The Curator on Fri Nov 21, 2008
Comments (5)
"The Sun has pictures of the plastic poo."

Why doesn't this surprise me?
Posted by JDK  on  Mon Nov 24, 2008  at  01:37 AM
Watch out where the huskies go,
And don't you eat that yellow snow!
Posted by KDP  in  Madill, OK  on  Tue Nov 25, 2008  at  10:40 AM
A great idea for the occasion. That would have been great to do on the Gold Coast with the current issues over cbd appearance for tourism.
Posted by jd  in  gold coast  on  Wed Nov 26, 2008  at  05:25 AM
Can anyone recall how many tonnes of the real thing end up on the streets of Paris thanks to the combined BMs of all their pooches? A scary huge number, that's all I know . . . The Swiss are fastidious because of their neighbours, I suspect.
Posted by D F Stuckey  in  Auckland New Zealand  on  Sat Dec 13, 2008  at  03:08 AM
Ha! A girl in one of my art classes made fake poo and placed it all around the street and studio- similar stunt. They were very realistic.
Posted by J  on  Wed Dec 31, 2008  at  03:49 AM
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