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- 1938 War of the Worlds Broadcast: Wavs of the famous Orson Welles & The Mercury Theatre On-The-Air radio broadcast of H.G. Wells' War of the Worlds
- April Fools' Special: History's Hoaxes: National Geographic News has compiled a listing of some of the greatest hoaxes in history.
- Art and UFO: A study about the alleged UFOs in renaissance paintings. The "strange flying objects" someone find in ancient art are only sacred art symbols, not UFOs.
- Bibliography of Hoaxes: Bibliography of books about hoaxes.
- CSICOP:Strange Hoaxes That Endure: Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal: article that discusses 10 hoaxes, including the Roswell Incident, Cottingley Fairies, Amityville Horror, and psychic surgery.
- Cassiopaea: Bogdanovs affaire: Or, Has Physics been bitten by reverse Alan Sokal hoax? Discussion and correspondence.
- Cliff Pickover's Internet Encyclopedia of Hoaxes: Discusses a number of scientific and medical hoaxes, including Mary Toft and the Rabbit Babies (about which he authored a book). Includes links and images.
- History Buff : "Hoaxes in Journalism" Articles: Offers six articles on hoaxes, including petrification hoaxes and the day they sawed off manhattan.
- James Randi Educational Foundation: Magician and skeptic James Randi debunks psychics, medical frauds, televangelists, and others. Offers a million dollar reward for proof of occult, psychic or supernatural powers.
- MIT IHTFP Hack Gallery: The MIT Gallery of Hacks (Interesting Hacks To Fascinate People). Hoaxes and pranks perpetrated at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
- Museum of Hoaxes: Extensive collection of history's most famous hoaxes and April Fool's pranks. Listed by date and category. Includes bibliographic references.
- Net Hoax Hall of Fame: C|Net lampoons net pranksters and gullible netizens.
- Piltdown Man: Piltdown man was one of the most famous hoaxes in science. Covers the history of the hoax, its reception by the paleontological community, how the hoax was executed, its exposure, myths and misconceptions, and theories about the perpetrator.
- Piltdown Plot: Explores one of the most famous scientific hoaxes in history.
- Skeptic's Dictionary: Frauds and Hoaxes: Discussion of 22 hoaxes, including Cardiff Giant, crop circles, and the Philadelphia Experiment
- Spud Server: The potato powered web server hoax that fooled USA Today and the BBC.
- The American Association of Hoaxed Anomalies: Dedicated to purging the paranormal industrial complex of hoaxes and frauds.
- The Hoax Files: Assorted collection of hoaxes, including sports hoaxes and art forgeries
- The Mothman Investigation: Investigation reveals that the mothman was actually a Red-shouldered Hawk.
- Tracking the White Salamander: Online Book telling the story of Mark Hoffman who forged Mormon documents and was convicted of murder