Click on the links below to read about some of the greatest hoaxes in sports, science, art, and the Internet.
P.T. Barnum's 10-foot giant, the chess automaton, balloon boy, and a carbon-dated Shroud of Turin... [more]
Microsoft pays you, Kurt Vonnegut's faux commencement address, and crumbly cookies from Neiman Marcus... [more]
The curious case of Sidd Finch, the Boston Marathon's surprise winner, and Stella the Fella.... [more]
Hawking Howard Hughes, Nazi nonsense, and the "Miseducation of Little Tree"... [more]
The "Felicity" writer who didn't look her age, Orson Welles' infamous "War of the Worlds," and the 50s quiz show catastrophe... [more]
Paul McCartney is not dead, Kurt Cobain is, and Milli Vanilli, well... [more]
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