The Museum of Hoaxes
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Life discovered on the moon, 1835
Burger King's Left-Handed Whopper Hoax, 1998
The Great Wall of China Hoax, 1899
Mencken's fake history of the bathtub, 1917
Samsung invents the on/off switch
Prankster causes volcano to erupt, 1974
Lord Gordon-Gordon, robber of the robber barons, 1871
Prof. Wingard's Death Ray Hoax, 1876
Paul Krassner's Stereophonic Hoax, 1960
Actress who claimed she was kidnapped by puritans, 1950
Subliminal Advertising in Russia
The LA Times reports that subliminal advertising is still widely used in Russian ads, even though the whole concept was revealed to be a hoax back in the 1960s. (Requires registration).
Categories: Advertising, Psychology
Posted by The Curator on Sun Aug 25, 2002
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