The Museum of Hoaxes
hoax archive hoax archive hoax archive hoax archive hoax archive
 
The Man-Eating Tree of Madagascar Hoax, 1874
The Cottingley Fairies, 1917
Burger King's Left-Handed Whopper Hoax, 1998
Prof. Wingard's Death Ray Hoax, 1876
Tube of liquor hidden in prohibition-era boot, 1920s
BMW's April Fool's Day Hoaxes
Cat that walked 3000 miles to find its owners, 1951
Vilcabamba, the town of very old people, 1978
Adolf Hitler Baby Photo Hoax, 1933
Stotham, Massachusetts: the town that didn't exist, 1920
Watch For Falling Rocks!
Found on Facebook (via Not An Exact Science Show). The fact that there wouldn't be an English-language sign in a Russian-speaking area gives it away that it's fake, but it's a clever idea!

Categories: Photos/Videos
Posted by The Curator on Mon Feb 18, 2013
Comments (2)
Just wanted to say it's really nice to have you back. You were missed.

(I know, it took me long enough to get around to saying it.)
Posted by chakolate  in  Chicago, IL, USA  on  Mon Feb 18, 2013  at  05:33 PM
Yes dear Anglophones, there ARE English-language road signs in Russia! I personally see them every day in Moscow. However, this particular one is a hoax. No one would indeed warn about meteorites.
Posted by Russian  in  Moscow  on  Wed Mar 13, 2013  at  03:46 PM
Commenting is no longer available for this post.
All text Copyright © 2014 by Alex Boese, except where otherwise indicated. All rights reserved.