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Fake Photos of Very Large Animals
What do the lines on Solo cups mean?
The Great New York Zoo Escape Hoax, 1874
Paul Krassner's Stereophonic Hoax, 1960
The Case of the Vanishing Belly Button, 1964
September Morn, the painting that shocked the censor, 1913
Samsung invents the on/off switch
The Stone-Age Tasaday Hoax, 1971
Brief History of Triple-Decker Buses
Actress who claimed she was kidnapped by puritans, 1950
Notice to Thieves, Thugs, Fakirs and Bunko-Steerers

Warning notice posted in Las Vegas, New Mexico, March 24, 1882. Had to post it because I love the term "Bunko-Steerers". From New Mexico's Digital Collections (via Kate Nelson).
Categories: History, Law/Police/Crime
Posted by The Curator on Thu May 10, 2012
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