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Burger King's Left-Handed Whopper Hoax, 1998
The Hoaxing Hitchhiker, 1941
Use your left ear to detect lies

Jean Gauntt, the Immortal Baby, 1939
The Sandpaper Test, 1960
The most sacred relic: the Holy Foreskin, circa 800 AD
Fake Photos of Very Large Animals
The Hoaxing Hitchhiker, 1941
Swiss peasants harvest spaghetti from trees, 1957
Did Poe say 'The best things in life make you sweaty'?
Penis-Melting Zionist Robot Combs
Posted by The Curator on Mon Jun 14, 2004
The phrase 'penis-melting Zionist robot combs,' while not widely known, does seem to be growing in popularity. The phrase refers to a mass panic that swept through Khartoum, the capital of Sudan, in September 2003. The people of Khartoum feared that a Satanic foreigner was going around shaking hands with Sudanese men and thereby causing their penises to melt upwards inside their body. In one case a man reported that he was approached by a stranger at the market. The stranger handed him a comb and asked him to...
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