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The Greatest April Fools Hoax In History

On April 1, 1957 the British television program Panorama broadcast a three-minute segment about a bumper spaghetti harvest in southern Switzerland. The success of the crop was attributed both to an unusually mild winter and to the virtual disappearance of the spaghetti weevil. The audience heard Richard Dimbleby, the shows highly respected anchor, discussing the […]

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What A Wonderful World: Stunning!

This short ad was produced by the BBC (British Broadcasting Company) and is about as good a commercial as you would ever see. Most of the advertising on television these days hardly compares. Take a moment and give yourself an inspiring look at the world we live in. The voice of Sir David Attenborough is […]

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