"And for my last trick, I need
a volunteer to bury me alive."
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Continue reading “How one magician fooled his volunteer”
Najibullah Zazi was a young father living
in Denver. Continue reading “How I was fooled by terrorism news”
John Archer and his SEX envelope
Continue reading “How John Archer fooled Penn and Teller”
Bodies decompose on a body farm.
As anyone who watches one of the many crime scene investigation TV shows, scientists can determine when a victim is murdered by examining the evidence left by a decomposing body. Continue reading “Have vultures fooled murder investigators?”
They used sweet candy
When Egyptian demonstrations first began against President Hosni
Mubarak’s regime, protest organizers had to deceive the security
"We had to find a way to prevent security from making their cordon and stopping us," said 41-year-old architect Basem Kamel, a member of Mohamed ElBaradei’s youth wing and one of the dozen or so plotters. Continue reading “How Egyptian protesters fooled security forces”
A gender illusion in animated gif, from the Japanese anime Lupin 3, written by Monkey Punch (Kazuhiko Kato). Continue reading “Ha! I fooled you with my disguise!”
Isabella and Joseph Posa hold a portrait of their son, unaware that he died nearly three years ago.
This article is from a 1963 edition of LIFE Magazine. Continue reading “He fooled his parents into believing their dead son was alive – a tale from the Cold War”
This inflatable version was not
designed for realism. Continue reading “Firefighters fooled by fake fire hydrant”
Yes, they’re a happy modern family,
but they’re a bit too modern for one author.
A man named Doug Sehorne wrote an e-book called "Bible Principles of Child Discipline (from the Book of Proverbs)". Continue reading “Evangelist fooled by a photo of a happy family”
"…one of our friends is having to give sedatives to her son to get him to sleep. Continue reading “A Catholic school that fooled kids into believing World War III had started may have gone too far”