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war of the worlds
The night Martians invaded New Jersey, 1938
Eccentric's last prank, 66 years after his death, 1900
The Hoaxing Hitchhiker, 1941

The Great New York Zoo Escape Hoax, 1874
Burger King's Left-Handed Whopper Hoax, 1998
Stotham, Massachusetts: the town that didn't exist, 1920
Tube of liquor hidden in prohibition-era boot, 1920s
Dead Body of Loch Ness Monster Found, 1972
Female thieves hide money in their bras, 1950
Actress who claimed she was kidnapped by puritans, 1950
Where Is My Gnome, Part 2
Posted by The Curator on Thu Jan 08, 2004
A lot of people have been emailing me to let me know that the Where Is My Gnome site is part of a viral web campaign by Travelocity, but I've been too busy and never got around to updating that entry. But here's an article that explains the Gnome campaign.
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