The Museum of Hoaxes
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Tube of liquor hidden in prohibition-era boot, 1920s
The Sandpaper Test, 1960
Cat that walked 3000 miles to find its owners, 1951
The Gallery of Fake Viral Images
Fake Fish Photos
The disumbrationist art hoax, 1924
Jean Gauntt, the Immortal Baby, 1939
A black lion: real or fake?
The Nobody For President Campaign, 1940 to Present
Snowball the Monster Cat, 2000
Man mails himself from New York to Las Vegas
Doing some catchup here on hoaxes I've missed: Wade Whitcomb claimed he squeezed himself into a cramped wooden crate and mailed himself via UPS from New York to Las Vegas. Because this would violate a number of laws, it attracted the attention of the FBI, who interviewed Whitcomb, who then promptly admitted he had made the entire thing up. "We have no further interest in this," said the FBI spokesman. And nor, frankly, do I. (Thanks, Bob!)
Categories: Exploration/Travel
Posted by The Curator on Fri Mar 13, 2009
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