Neatorama Posts Tagged "hoax"
A Tale of Bagging a Mammoth in Alaska...

In 1899, a story appeared in McClure's magazine by Henry Tukeman. It told of the time he tracked and killed a mammoth in the Alaskan wilderness, and sold the hide, tusks, and bones to a man who donated them to the Smiths...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/19/A-Tale-of-Bagging-a-Mammoth-in-Alaska/
The Panic Over Mammoth, Arizona...

Earlier this month, the 911 operator in the small...  ...their ears or eyes?"It wasn’t a deliberate hoax , but it had the same effect. What many readers di...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/30/The-Panic-Over-Mammoth-Arizona/
The Great Diamond Hoax of 1872

The following is an article from Uncle John's Curi...  ...t. There was no question about it: the find was a hoax . Arnold and Slack had planted the gems. As soon a...  ...though the cause of death remains a mystery. THE HOAX EXPOSEDThe Great Diamond Hoax of 1872, as it came to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/20/The-Great-Diamond-Hoax-of-1872/
5 Conspiracy Theories That Are So Dumb They're Brilliant...

Image Credit: GaritzkoConspiracy theories can be very strange rabbit holes to wander down. While some theories may have some elements of truth to them, most of them are just that: theories. Ideas by single minds that som...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/15/5-Conspiracy-Theories-That-Are-So-Dumb-Theyre-Brilliant/
Cooking Up Meteors...

[http://youtu.be/ICQ-v18pdVM] (YouTube link)Aaron Paul (formerly of Breaking Bad) tells the story about that time he pranked his roommate Dave into thinking there was a meteor shower in the backyard. Just when you start...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/27/Cooking-Up-Meteors/
9 Adventure Travel Hoaxes

It's much easier to tell a story about a trip or a...  ...trip. But the tallest tales are figured out to be hoaxes eventually. For example:Frederick Cook almost cer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/17/9-Adventure-Travel-Hoaxes/
The Real Story Behind the Hershberger Award...

In 1973, 15 college basketball players were honore...  ...1974, or any other year, because the award was a hoax , cooked up by four students at College of William...  ...won those awards only recently found out it was a hoax . Forty years on, most think it was a pretty good...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/05/The-Real-Story-Behind-the-Hershberger-Award/
10 of the Most Famous Photo Hoaxes Through History

Photographic evidence has been an act of faith sin...  ...an act of faith since the 1830s! The first photo hoax was perpetrated by a competitor of Louis Daguerre...  ...and's ghostly arms around her. See ten such photo hoaxes at Flavorwire. Link

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/30/10-of-the-Most-Famous-Photo-Hoaxes-Through-History/
Taco Bell Opening Hoax Devastated Alaskan Town

No chalupa for you, Bethel, Alas...  ...co Bell opening was just a cruel, cruel hoax : It was some unique form of tund...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/15/taco-bell-opening-hoax-devastated-alaskan-town/
Lessons from America's Greatest Prankster...

Hoax master Alan Abel has been fooling reporters and h...  ...nder of Omar's School for Beggars, a long-running hoax that brough attention to unemployment and homeles...  ...ut of his prank's budgets. You might say he lives hoax to hoax ....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/08/lessons-from-americas-greatest-prankster/




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