Although we like to think of scientific inquiry as being completely objective, unfortunately there have been times in the past that it has been biased by our human desires. Throughout the years many people have perpetrated hoaxes – often for publicity, and sometimes just for the hell of it.
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Some hoaxes are in fact quite amusing and meant to be little more than practical jokes. Her is selection of very interesting hoaxes and pranks. Enjoy!