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Science fiction hoaxes that people believed were real

Another great article from io9 about literary and journalistic hoaxes that were widely believed at the time. 

 

http://io9.com/7-scifi-literary-and-journalistic-hoaxes-that-readers-b-1161563745

 

In 1835, the idea of a race of people living on the moon did not seem so far fetched. 

 

Source: http://io9.com/7-scifi-literary-and-journalistic-hoaxes-that-readers-b-1161563745