"He fixed a metal crucifix to a necklace
and hung it on their daughter."
Continue reading “The Jewish baby who fooled the Nazis”
When washed, the shirt revealed this message:
"If your T-shirt can do it, so can you.
We’ll help to free you from right-wing extremism."
Continue reading “Right-wing Germans fooled by t-shirt trick”
I don’t want to talk about it…
In one of my past posts, I mentioned how Coco Crisp, a baseball player for the Oakland Athletics, fooled baseball pitchers in order to steal bases. Continue reading “How a runner got fooled in baseball”
Rick Wilson (pictured) discovered, in the words of one attorney, that "FBI domestic terrorism investigations… are frequently out of proportion to the danger of the crime involved."
Continue reading “Who was fooled by this 2-year undercover sting?”
It can be deceptive if you don’t see the whole picture. In this case, it’s a puzzling optical illusion by omission. Continue reading “What is it? (Fooled by the framing)”
"She is not very intelligent or practical and is lacking in shrewdness and cunning. Continue reading “The scatter-brained spy who fooled the Nazis”
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Dominic Wilcox created these paint brush coat hooks.
I see some paint brushes hanging on the wall.
Then I realize they’re actually coat hooks. Continue reading “The paint brushes that fooled me”
Saut dans le vide (Leap into the Void)
I owned a postcard of this image when I was younger, and I always thought it was an amazing demonstration of the mad judo skills of the French artist and trickster Yves Klein. Continue reading “The insane leaping photo that fooled me”
It was a painting with an intriguing history. Continue reading “The 1920s scam that fooled Abe Lincoln’s family”