Hoaxes

A hoax is a falsehood deliberately fabricated to masquerade as the truth. It is distinguishable from errors in observation or judgment, rumors, urban legends, pseudosciences, and April Fools' Day events that are passed along in good faith by believers or as jokes. ...more

The Museum of Hoaxes
The Fairy Ring
The Giant and How He Humbugged America
Assuming Names: A Con Artist's Masquerade
A Treasury of Deception: Liars, Misleaders, Hoodwinkers, and the Extraordinary True Stories of History's Greatest Hoaxes, Fakes, and Frauds
Spooked!: How a Radio Broadcast and the War of the Worlds Sparked the 1938 Invasion of America
It Came From the Sky
Fakers: Hoaxers, Con Artists, Counterfeiters, and Other Great Pretenders
The Sun and the Moon: The Remarkable True Account of Hoaxers, Showmen, Dueling Journalists, and Lunar Man-Bats in Nineteenth-Century New York
The Coming of the Fairies
Honor Lost: Love And Death In Modern Day Jordan
The Man in the Rockefeller Suit: The Astonishing Rise and Spectacular Fall of a Serial Impostor
The Songs of Bilitis
The First Phone Call from Heaven
Bad Blood by John CarreyrouThe Spider Network by David EnrichThe Castle on Sunset by Shawn LevyThe Scandalous Presidency of Barack Obama by Matt MargolisPlaying Dead by Elizabeth  Greenwood
Scams, Scandals and Frauds
136 books — 14 voters

Wrong Planet - Searching for your Tribe by Karl WigginsThe Mystic Symbol by Henriette MertzSoaring Stones by Daniel CrayForbidden Archeology by Michael A. CremoQueen Moo and the Egyptian Sphinx by Augustus Le Plongeon
Snarfeology
101 books — 3 voters
Fakes!? Hoaxes, Counterfeits and Deception in Early Modern Sc... by Marco BerettaMountebanks and Medicasters by Piero GambacciniTwenty Years a Detective in the Wickedest City in the World. ... by Clifton R. Wooldridge'Iron Mask' by Steve HollandFakes, Grafts and Swindles Exposed by J. Alfred McCurry
•Uptown Suckers
103 books — 2 voters

Hoax by Ian TattersallThe Heart is Deceitful Above All Things by J.T. LeRoyBunk by Kevin YoungThe Russia Hoax by Gregg JarrettThe Mormon Murders by Steven Naifeh
Hoaxes And Publicity Stunts
28 books — 4 voters
The Cottingley Secret by Hazel GaynorLittle, Big by John CrowleyThe Coming of the Fairies by Arthur Conan DoyleCottingley by Alison LittlewoodThe Cottingley Fairies by Ana Sender
Cottingley Fairies
12 books — 8 voters


What is the number one cause of death in the United States? It's not high cholesterol or accidents by cars, planes or trains. It's not wars. It's not drug addiction, and it's not even disease, so that lets out heart disease, cancer, strokes, diabetes and more. In Third World countries, infections and malnutrition are major causes of loss of life. But in the United States the number one cause of death is not any of these things. IT IS PRESCRIPTION DRUGS (Null, TW). ...more
Dr. Sherry Rogers

Steven Magee
If you think that climate change and global warming are hoaxes, then you are easily fooled.
Steven Magee

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