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Can a bar of soap between your sheets ease muscle cramps?
The Cottingley Fairies, 1917
Fake Photos of Very Large Animals
Use your left ear to detect lies
Princess Caraboo, servant girl who became a princess, 1817
The Society for Indecency to Naked Animals, 1959
The Case of the Vanishing Belly Button, 1964
Bonsai Kittens, 2000
Bizarre pictographs of Emmanuel Domenech, 1860
Baby Yoga, aka Swinging Your Kid Around Your Head
Ring-Tone Rage -- April Fool's Day, 2007
National Public Radio's Weekend Edition Sunday reported that New York City Democratic councilman David Yassky had called for a ban on obnoxious ring tones. The councilman claimed that objectionable ring tones were costing the economy upwards of $1.2 billion and were the cause of numerous fights induced by "ring-tone rage." As of April 1, 2008, NPR reported, cell phone users would be restricted to four city-approved ring tones.

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