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Van Gogh's ear exhibited, 1935
Swiss peasants harvest spaghetti from trees, 1957
The Great Wall of China Hoax, 1899
Bonsai Kittens, 2000
The Berners Street Hoax, 1810
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Mencken's fake history of the bathtub, 1917
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Actress who claimed she was kidnapped by puritans, 1950
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Happy April 1st!
Happy April Fool's Day!!!

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Categories: April Fools Day
Posted by The Curator on Wed Apr 01, 2009
Comments (8)
What the- I clicked on the first link and it took me to a site selling timeshare condos at a fundamental Christian religious retreat, and the second link brought me to a porno site dedicated to horse fetishes! Not safe for work, for sure. And the horse thing is questionable, too. Tsk tsk
Posted by Hairy Houdini  on  Wed Apr 01, 2009  at  04:13 PM
Check out the last comment on the Binary King Galaxy mystery: CASE CLOSED!

http://www.museumofhoaxes.com/hoax/weblog/permalink/binary_king_galaxy/
Posted by Mark  in  San Francisco  on  Wed Apr 01, 2009  at  07:25 PM
Am I the only one who thinks this was a really lame year for April Fools? Mind you, most years are pretty lame, I guess... we just remember the greats because they stand out.

A couple to add, if any updating is likely:
- The BBC's whaleshark
- Gizmodo's 'hacked' site
Posted by outeast  on  Thu Apr 02, 2009  at  04:31 AM
*is kinda proud that Aus came up with so many MoH-worthy pranks this year*
Posted by Smerk  in  to mischief  on  Thu Apr 02, 2009  at  09:44 AM
You were busy this week, eh, Smerk? wink
Posted by Accipiter  on  Thu Apr 02, 2009  at  10:05 PM
"Am I the only one who thinks this was a really lame year for April Fools?"

No, you aren't alone in that. I thought it was a sub-par year too. Could it be that the economy had people in a non-joking mood?
Posted by Cranky Media Guy  on  Fri Apr 03, 2009  at  04:35 AM
OK, how did you get the Gmail autopilot and miss the brain behind it? http://www.google.com/intl/en/landing/cadie/
Her blog is worth a look to!
http://cadiesingularity.blogspot.com/
Posted by Captain DaFt  on  Sat Apr 04, 2009  at  02:01 AM
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