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The Diaphote, a television hoax, 1880
Pierre Brassau, Monkey Artist, 1964
The Great New York Zoo Escape Hoax, 1874
The disumbrationist art hoax, 1924
Dog wins art contest, 1974
Tourist Guy 9/11 Hoax, Sep 2001
Princess Caraboo, servant girl who became a princess, 1817
Did Poe say 'The best things in life make you sweaty'?
Cursed by Allah
The Cradle of the Deep, a literary hoax, 1929
Little Green Pill Hoax
It must have seemed like a good idea to someone at Greenpeace to leave mysterious green pills labeled "nuclear radiation pills" on the doorsteps of various Toronto homes. The homeowners panicked and called the police. The pills were actually seaweed tablets. Greenpeace had been hoping to raise awareness of a nuclear power plant being built in the area. []
Categories: Hate Crimes/Terror
Posted by The Curator on Thu Apr 09, 2009
Comments (3)

Posted by GoJo  on  Wed Apr 15, 2009  at  06:34 PM
Wow. That is a really bad joke.
Posted by Mike  on  Wed Apr 22, 2009  at  04:11 PM
Seaweed pills are radiation pills. They contain iodine, and taking iodine tablets prevents the thyroid gland from absorbing radioactive iodine which might be released in a reactor accident, as it was in Chernobyl. Of course, that's the only kind of radiation they protect against.
Posted by JKL  in  ATLANTA  on  Tue May 05, 2009  at  12:22 PM
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