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    Pseudoscience - Scientific hoaxes, such as radionics, laundry balls, mesmerism, cold fusion, and flat earth theories.

    The American Association of Hoaxed Anomalies - Dedicated to purging the paranormal industrial complex of hoaxes and frauds.

    Piltdown Plot - Explores one of the most famous scientific hoaxes in history.

    1938 War of the Worlds Broadcast - Wavs of the famous Orson Welles & The Mercury Theatre On-The-Air radio broadcast of H.G. Wells' War of the Worlds

    Idiosyntactix Culture Jammer's Encyclopedia - Extensive list of hoaxes, with links.

    Spud Server - The potato powered web server hoax that fooled USA Today and the BBC.

    Cliff Pickover's Internet Encyclopedia of Hoaxes - Discusses a number of scientific and medical hoaxes, including Mary Toft and the Rabbit Babies (about which he authored a book). Includes links and images.

    Net Hoax Hall of Fame - C|Net lampoons net pranksters and gullible netizens.

    Museum of Hoaxes - Extensive collection of history's most famous hoaxes and April Fool's pranks. Listed by date and category. Includes bibliographic references.

    James Randi Educational Foundation - Magician and skeptic James Randi debunks psychics, medical frauds, televangelists, and others. Offers a million dollar reward for proof of occult, psychic or supernatural powers.

    Tracking the White Salamander - Online Book telling the story of Mark Hoffman who forged Mormon documents and was convicted of murder

    Joey Skaggs - Homepage of Joey Skaggs: hoaxer, socio-political satirist, media activist, culture jammer, etc. Includes an interesting retrospective of his many hoaxes.

    Meet Mark Hoffman - A document forger-turned-assassin, Mark Hoffman's knack for "finding" Mormon historical documents and then selling them to the church resulted in scandal and murder.

    Bibliography of Hoaxes - Bibliography of books about hoaxes.

    The Hoax Files - Assorted collection of hoaxes, including sports hoaxes and art forgeries

    Skeptic's Dictionary: Frauds and Hoaxes - Discussion of 22 hoaxes, including Cardiff Giant, crop circles, and the Philadelphia Experiment

    MIT IHTFP Hack Gallery - The MIT Gallery of Hacks (Interesting Hacks To Fascinate People). Hoaxes and pranks perpetrated at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

    CSICOP:Strange Hoaxes That Endure - Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal: article that discusses 10 hoaxes, including the Roswell Incident, Cottingley Fairies, Amityville Horror, and psychic surgery.

    Eric's history of Perpetual Motion and Free Energy Machines - In-depth historical timeline of people who have promised free energy or perpetual motion. Includes links.

    P.N.E.C. Nuke Plant Hoax Site - Details the hoax pulled on the media in Portland, Oregon, claiming a nuclear plant was going to be built on a federal wetland in Astoria, Oregon. Newsprint stories are listed here as well as links to media outlets that got conned.

    History Buff : "Hoaxes in Journalism" Articles - Part of Discovery.com. Offers six articles on hoaxes, including petrification hoaxes and the day they sawed off manhattan.


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