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  1. The US Army never gave the Native Americans smallpox infested blankets as a tool of genocide. The US did inflict countless atrocities against the natives, but the smallpox blankets story was fabricated by a University of Colorado professor.

  2. In 1969, Neil Armstrong brought a piece of the Wright Flyer to the Moon in his space suit’s pocket. The Wright Brothers, like Armstrong, were from Ohio. The pieces were part of the propeller and some of the fabric from the wing of the 1903

  3. Doctors in Italy fabricated a fake disease to fool the Nazis into avoiding local Jews. They brought them to the Hospital and called it Syndrome K (named after Nazi commander), warning soldiers that it was extremely contagious.

  4. Sea silk is an extremely fine, rare, and valuable fabric made from the long silky filaments which are secreted by a gland in the foot of a clam (Pinna nobilis) to anchor itself to the ocean floor. The material has been used since ancient times by Greek, Roman and Chinese cultures.

  5. The Hollywood sign was modified to read 'Hollyweed' after some pranksters added $50 of fabric to it. On January the 1st, 1976

  6. In 1990, a 15 year old girl testified before Congress, describing how Iraqi soldiers killed babies in a Kuwaiti hospital. This helped stir US favor for the Gulf War. The girl was later found to be the daughter of a Kuwaiti ambassador, and her story fabricated by American PR firm Hill & Knowlton

  7. In the 90's, a major testimony about horrific acts committed by Iraqi troops, including infanticide, was fabricated in order to gain support for the first gulf war.

  8. In the 1930's, amidst wide spread poverty, flour mills realised that some woman were using sacks to make clothes for their children. In response, the flour mills started using fabric with flowers printed on for their sacks.

  9. On Judge Judy, there have been fabricated cases, with the aim of making money off the show. One such case occurred in 2010, with a group of friends splitting the earnings of $1250, as well as getting a $250 appearance fee each and an all expense paid vacation to Hollywood.

  10. 85% of outlet clothing is made with lower-quality fabrics and cheaper construction than its retail counterpart. Companies like Levis, Ralph Lauren and Nordstrom have all been sued for having MSRP on their "Compare At" price tags even though the product never saw the inside of a flagship store.

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A woman in Florida spent six years sitting on a couch. She died during surgery attempting to remove her after her skin grafted into the fabric.

A man committed to a high-security psychiatric hospital 7 years ago for fabricating a story of large scale money-laundering at a major bank is to have his case reviewed after internal bank documents proving the validity of his claims have been leaked.

Medieval Norse fabrics were so exquisitely preserved in Greenland that a 20th century woman would retrieve them from archaeological sites and reuse them for childrens clothes

In 2015, a journalist wanted to prove that the media will be quick to grab on any scientific claims to make news. He fabricated a study that claims chocolate helps in weight loss, got it published, then released it. He succeeded, fooling 20 countries.

The costume designers for Lord of the Rings worked for two straight years making custom armor for the movies. They fabricated a total of 11 kilometers of chain mail (nearly 7 miles) by hand, to lay under the armor of the warriors. Just one orc suit had 13,000 rings and took 3 days to make.

The doctor who claimed that there was a link between autism and vaccines had his medical licence removed when he was found to have fabricated evidence.

An eerie prophecy attributed to Nostradamus regarding the 9/11 attacks was in fact fabricated by a college student in 1997 in an effort to show how easily such prophecies can be misused.

One of the first instances of a stored computer program was in 1801, when Joseph Marie Jacquard demonstrated a loom that wove fabrics based on hole-punched cards that were fed into the machine.

After his bomber was hit and the right wing fuel line was ignited by a German fighter, Sergeant James Allan Ward tied a rope around his waist and climbed outside the plane. He kicked holes in the fabric for handholds and put the fire out with a cockpit cover.

Mercury was required for felting fabrics, especially hats. Hatters in the 1800’s had chronic mercury toxicity that caused mental instability thus dubbing the term “mad hatters disease” or “mad as a hatter”- and was the primary plight that Louis Carroll developed the mad hatter character around.

In 1911, 2 teenage boys with no money, no formal education or training, and no flying skills successfully fabricated, built, and flew a Bleriot aircraft. The aircraft was restored and flew again in 2012.

Bayard Rustin, the gay civil rights leader and advisor to MLK who singlehandedly shaped his non-violent protest methods. He was forced to resign to protect the movement when a congressman threatened to fabricate a story of an affair between him and King to dissuade protests in his district.

The fabric and wood pieces from the Wright Brothers airplane were flown on the Apollo 11 mission and were in the lunar module Eagle that landed on the Moon with astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, Jr.

Malden Mills, Inventor of the Popular Polartec fleece fabric, burned down in a fire in 1995. Instead of taking the opportunity to save money and move operations, the owner kept paying all workers while they rebuilt. it cost the owner over $25 million.

During the Great Depression women made clothes out of flour sacks and when manufacturers learned of this they started using patterned fabrics and designed the label to wash out.

Astronaut Neil Armstrong took a piece of fabric from the left wing of the Wright Brothers' 1903 Flyer to the moon aboard the lunar module Eagle on July 20, 1969.

Fabric softeners carry a warning not to use them on children's sleepwear but despite this, smiling happy babies feature heavily in its packaging and promotion.

Neil Armstrong's boots are still on the moon along with all the others from the Apollo missions. This was to reduce the weight they had to bring back. The silicone and synthetic fabrics have probably off-gassed and degraded so they'd likely turn to powder if touched.

Sir Patrick Stewart used to regularly fabricate fake news in the newspaper he worked for because he was spending his time practicing theatre with a theatre company during times that conflicted with his work schedule as a journalist.

The Soviet KGB fabricated evidence linking the Central Intelligence Agency to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and passed the material to unwitting conspiracy theorists in the United States, according to the Mitrokhin Archive based on KGB files brought to the West by a defector.

The small cloth placed over the back of your chair on a plane or a train is called an 'antimacassar'. They are so named because they were originally used to protect the fabric of the chair from macassar oil; a very famous hair product in the Victorian period.

Warrant Officer Hugh Thompson, who personally intervened and stopped the My Lai massacre, was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for his action. However, after reading the citation, which included a fabricated account of him rescuing a young girl under heavy fire, he threw his medal away.

The costume designers for Lord of the Rings worked for two straight years making custom armor for the movies. They fabricated a total of 11 kilometers of chain mail (nearly 7 miles) by hand, to lay under the armor of the warriors. Just one orc suit had 13,000 rings and took 3 days to make.

Modern computing can be traced back to fabric making on looms in the early 1800's. Punchcards were used to programmatically weave patterns. Named after their founder, Jacquard Loom cards helped inspire Charles Babbage's Analytical Engine and early IBM computing.

"The Right of the First Night", where a feudal lord had the right to be the first to bed the local wives, has no definitive evidence and might be a fabrication.