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Rank Topic Wikipedia views
1 Duke lacrosse case 4,846 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
2 The War of the Worlds (radio) 2,123 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
3 Susan Smith 1,411 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
4 The Yes Men 1,340 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
5 Sokal affair 1,143 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
6 Strip search prank call scam 1,003 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
7 Tawana Brawley rape allegations 997 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
8 Balloon boy hoax 957 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
9 Giant penguin hoax 872 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
10 Fiji mermaid 706 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
11 Jayson Blair 597 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
12 Peter Popoff 556 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
13 Kensington Runestone 504 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
14 Charles Stuart (murderer) 498 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
15 William Lynch speech 470 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
16 Mel's Hole 464 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
17 Turboencabulator 444 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
18 Tania Head 410 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
19 Mike Warnke 355 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
20 Cardiff Giant 351 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
21 Runaway bride case 328 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
22 Salamander letter 313 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
23 Rosie Ruiz 307 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
24 Project Alpha 298 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
25 Alien Abduction: Incident in Lake County 294 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
26 Gasoline pill 280 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
27 Ashley Todd mugging hoax 270 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
28 Franklin child prostitution ring allegations 251 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
29 Beatrice Sparks 251 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
30 Melvin Dummar 242 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
31 Great Moon Hoax 240 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
32 The Report from Iron Mountain 209 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
33 Great Rose Bowl Hoax 207 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
34 Pranknet 202 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
35 Fur-bearing trout 185 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
36 George P. Burdell 183 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
37 The Masked Avengers' prank on Sarah Palin 175 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
38 David Manning (fictitious writer) 164 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
39 Great Wall of China hoax 161 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
40 Ted Serios 136 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
41 Bat Creek inscription 133 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
42 Bathtub hoax 129 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
43 The Balloon-Hoax 126 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
44 Morristown UFO hoax 125 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
45 Grunge speak 124 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
46 Steve Brodie (bridge jumper) 120 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
47 Megan Williams case 109 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
48 Drake's Plate of Brass 100 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
49 Tesla electric car 91 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
50 Joice Heth 83 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
51 Sawing off of Manhattan Island 81 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
52 Kinderhook plates 76 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
53 Jake the Alligator Man 76 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
54 William H. Mumler 75 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
55 Disumbrationism 67 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
56 Laurel Rose Willson 66 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
57 Gulf Breeze UFO incident 62 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
58 A Racial Program for the Twentieth Century 52 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
59 Calaveras Skull 50 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
60 The New York Zoo hoax 49 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
61 Society for Indecency to Naked Animals 48 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
62 The Unparalleled Adventure of One Hans Pfaall 45 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
63 Scott Reuben 43 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
64 Taco Liberty Bell 40 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
65 Ivan Renko 39 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
66 Louis T. Stone 36 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
67 The War of the Worlds (radio 1968) 35 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
68 Newark Holy Stones 34 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
69 AVM Runestone 33 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
70 Kodee Kennings 32 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
71 Miranda Prather 27 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
72 Edward Owens 27 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
73 Michigan relics 25 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
74 Josef Papp 24 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
75 Eoörnis Pterovelox Gobiensis 24 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
76 Martian Monkey 24 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
77 James W. Moseley 23 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
78 Kerri Dunn 23 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
79 Maguire University 22 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
80 Davenport Tablets 22 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
81 Lucy Brewer 22 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
82 Ron Weaver 22 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
83 Charles Redheffer 21 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
84 Oscar Hartzell 20 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
85 Hunting For Bambi 19 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
86 Palisade, Nevada 18 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
87 Metallic Metals Act 18 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
88 Encaprin 18 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
89 Solid Muldoon 18 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
90 Douglas R. Stringfellow 17 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
91 Matt Whitton 17 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
92 Cape Cod Canal Tunnel 17 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
93 Plainfield Teacher's College 15 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
94 Ernst Bettler 15 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
95 Trixolan 15 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
96 Grave Creek Stone 14 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
97 Kazuo Uzuki 14 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
98 Harry Q. Bovik 13 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
99 Hoaxes and legends of upstate New York 13 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
100 Horn Papers 12 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
101 Civil War gold hoax 12 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
102 Wallace Tillinghast 12 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
103 Lake George Monster 11 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
104 Martin Eisenstadt 11 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
105 Jacqueline Gagne 11 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
106 Springer Hoax 9 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
107 Ripton, Massachusetts 8 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
108 Mark Boslough 7 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
109 Modem tax less than 5 views

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