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Burger King's Left-Handed Whopper Hoax, 1998
Snowball the Monster Cat, 2000
The Society for Indecency to Naked Animals, 1959
The worms inside your face
Dog wins art contest, 1974
The Cradle of the Deep, a literary hoax, 1929
Can a bar of soap between your sheets ease muscle cramps?
Cursed by Allah
Jennifer Love Hewitt's Disappearing Breasts
Fake Photos of Very Large Animals
The Manhattan Airport Foundation
The Manhattan Airport Foundation is a hoax site purporting to promote the conversion of New York's Central Park into an airport.

Clues that the site is a hoax: a) it's registered anonymously; and b) the foundation lists its address as "233 Broadway, 58th Floor, New York, New York." 233 Broadway is the Woolworth Building, which only has 57 floors.

Apparently, the Huffington Post didn't realize the site was a joke, and posted a link on its front page about the plan to build an airport in Central Park. (via gawker)
Categories: Websites
Posted by The Curator on Wed Jul 22, 2009
Comments (4)
Hmm, too bad it's a fake. An airport just north of midtown would be kind of handy.
Posted by Cranky Media Guy  on  Wed Jul 22, 2009  at  04:42 AM
Well, I'll point out that the Huffington is almost as heavy satire as The Onion...
Posted by Robin Bobcat  in  Californian Wierdo  on  Wed Jul 22, 2009  at  05:06 AM
They ought to make a trans-Atlantic dirigible port there instead.
Posted by Accipiter  on  Wed Jul 22, 2009  at  05:05 PM
I'm surprised noone suggested turning it into a parking lot, because it's called Central Pa- nevermind
Posted by Hairy Houdini  on  Wed Jul 22, 2009  at  06:23 PM
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