San Francisco, California, USA -- As a historian of science, Alex Boese is well schooled in the art of deception -- which is not as self-contradictory as it may seem, given that his academic specialty is the relationship between science and popular culture, a pairing that has begotten its fair share of humbuggery in modern times.
Since 1998, Boese has been the curator of the Museum of Hoaxes, a Web site chronicling 300 years of "sensational acts of deception" perpetrated by pranksters, pseudoscientific con artists and the mass media
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