The "War of the Worlds" broadcast. The "Fountain of Youth." The "Cardiff Giant."
Odds are you have heard of at least two of these three scams, but it's also likely you don't know the whole story. Even textbooks get it wrong. Don't worry, we're here to help.
We'll set you straight, despite what's in your fourth-grader's history book.
The Cardiff Giant
The Farmer's Museum
Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum