Every now and then, a scientific discovery comes along that is just so wild that you can't wrap your head around it at first. A crazy-sounding discovery or invention is just that: crazy. And behind it is somebody willing to glue together bones or hire a man to turn a crank for fame or profit.
There's nothing like a good old-fashioned hoax to remind us to be a little skeptical of outrageous scientific claims. Here are 10 of history's juiciest scientific scandals.