In the modern age, it’s pretty hard to pull the wool over some people’s eyes because everyone just assumes that modern technology was used to make you see what they want you to see. For example, in the past, people just assumed a picture was real because there was no way to change the photo after it was taken, unlike today and the development of programs like Photoshop. It is what it is, unless it’s not. There have been some very grand hoaxes played on people of the world. In some cases, it has even taken decades for the truth to come to light. Here are 35 hoaxes that fooled the world, and after knowing the truth, you might wonder why they were ever believed to begin with.