The Museum of Hoaxes
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Swiss peasants harvest spaghetti from trees, 1957
Did Paul McCartney die on Nov. 9, 1966?
Lord Gordon-Gordon, robber of the robber barons, 1871
Eccentric's last prank, 66 years after his death, 1900
Boy floats away in balloon, 2009
Jennifer Love Hewitt's Disappearing Breasts
Fake Photos of Very Large Animals
The Society for Indecency to Naked Animals, 1959
war of the worlds
The night Martians invaded New Jersey, 1938
Jean Gauntt, the Immortal Baby, 1939
The Indian Rope Trick
rope trickA new book by Peter Lamont chronicles the history of the Indian rope trick. According to him the trick is a hoax, not just in the sense that it's an illusion. Rather, in the sense that the trick never existed. It was never performed. In fact, it began its life in 1890 as the fictional creation of a Chicago reporter. The book is reviewed by The Guardian.
Categories: Journalism, Paranormal
Posted by The Curator on Wed Jan 14, 2004
Comments (1)
Wow. Ripley's Believe it or Not told me it was real. Now I know to not be so certain what they're saying is true, since its usually rumors or word on the street that is their source.


P.S. Abra cadabra.
Posted by Anguirus  on  Wed May 31, 2006  at  01:00 PM
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