5 APRIL FOOLS DAY pranks that backfired disastrously
April Fools Day is normally a benign holiday, a time when eight-year-olds think theyre funny and corporations pretend to have personalities. But theres something electrifying about the day. Maybe its the sense that pranks can actually go horribly.
APRIL FOOLS DAY hits TODAY Show! See the pranks play out
Get ready prankers, jokers and merrymakers! The one day of the year we all get free rein with folly is here. Its April Fools Day, and TODAY is taking the holiday seriously. Well, you know what we mean.
The Best (And Worst) April Fools Day Jokes For 2015
Ah, April 1. Its a day where loads of things on the internet will make you groan, cry and smack your face to your palm. Others will give you a chuckle. Lets take a look at some of the best (and worst) of these extremes. As its already been April 1.
Down with APRIL FOOLS DAY - Boing Boing
. frameborder=0 allowfullscreen></iframe>. John Oliver hates April Fools Day. I agree with him. I propose we turn April 1 into April Friendly Day, and delight friends and strangers with wonderful things.
In Baghdad, Iraqis Take Their Humor Extra Dark
Doah Mohammed played a trick on her mother-in law on Tuesday. She called her and told her that her son, Ms. Mohammed’s husband, had been arrested.
APRIL FOOLS DAY, INTEL-STYLE
LEAD: FOR THE 22,000 EMPLOYEES OF the Intel Corporation, the hottest item on their cafeteria newsstands this week will be an eight-page magazine with a strong resemblance to the National Enquirer. The subject matter is close to home: the workers and operations of Intel, the worlds largest manufacturer of microprocessors, based in Santa Clara, Calif.
April Fools Day 2015: Legit freebies, huge deals
Why do April Fools Day deals exist? Many stores launch sales to take advantage of search engine optimization opportunities. Basically, with millions of people searching April Fools Day on their web browser, creating a sale tied to April Fools Day.
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Dont get caught out! All the hilarious APRIL FOOLS DAY 2015.
Its that time of year again, where the tech companies of the world let their hair down and have some silly fun. Here are the funniest, craziest, and most ridiculous April Fools Day jokes weve seen this year.
Tool mock restless fans with cruel APRIL FOOLS DAY joke.
For the last 10 years, fans of Tool have been waiting for news on a new album, only to be disappointed time and time again. For April Fools Day, the band decided to have a little fun at the expense of their restless diehards,��.
Media Mischief On April Fools Day
The tradition of pranking news consumers on April 1 goes way back. Back to when it was sometimes called All Fools Day. The practice was so much a part of American journalistic tradition by 1903 that the Pittsburgh Post reported on March 29 of that year.
Here are 10 harmless April Fools Day pranks to play on.
April Fools Day is upon us. If youre looking for a fun, harmless prank to play on a friend, here are some suggestions: 10 | Toothpaste in Oreos. 9 | Draw a spider on the toilet paper roll. #8 | Fill Easter chocolates with mustard
Roundup: All Of Googles Jokes For APRIL FOOLS DAY 2015
Google has yet again gotten into the spirit of April Fools day this year and the company hasnt disappointed so far. Usually, Google does so many jokes that its hard to follow, so were rounding them all up here for your��.
Search Google backwards secret APRIL FOOLS DAY trick.
Its no secret that Google likes to have fun on April Fools Day ��� after all it already allows you to play Pac-Man in Google Maps ��� but its latest trick lets you now search Google backwards. Google has created a mirror image of��.
Roundup: All of Googles jokes for APRIL FOOLS DAY 2015.
April Fools Day is upon us, and like every year, Google is trying to outdo itself once again. The companys various divisions always create more practical and impractical jokes than any other tech firm, and its simply hard to��.
John Oliver Begs America Not to Participate in April Fools Day
April Fools Day is a national menace. Sure, if everyone in America were as funny as they think they are, it would be a big laugh. But theyre not. Oh, they are so surely not! And so Last Week Tonight host John Oliver asks that��.
Who Made That Whoopee Cushion?
The real story behind the prank’s rise to April Fools’ Day pre-eminence.. Modern whoopee cushion was invented by Canadian rubber company JEM in the 1930s, although some speculate that it may have originated in medieval courts; interview with comedian Bob Saget questions whether it is useful for April Fools Day.
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Intellectuals Find April Fools Day No Laughing Matter
And so April begins, foolishly enough. No other month has the courage to begin in jest, with a day dedicated to fools.. various intellectuals, int on April Fools Day, comment on what they find foolish in modern society
April Fools Day 2015: The best and worst pranks from around the Web
(CNN) Welcome to the first of April. Its like Super Bowl Sunday for dad jokes, a day when we can all wake up, fire up the internet, and sigh a collective groan at the barrage of cringe-worthy pranks, tall tales and PR stunts conjured up by desperate.
April 1 TV War Report Causes Panic in Canada
KIRKLAND LAKE, Ont., April 1 (Canadian Press) -- A television announcers April Fool hoax panicked housewives here today and cost the announcer his job.. TV announcer, Kirkland Lake, Ont, dismissed for causing panic when he reptd USSR war on W Ger
Beware the April Fools’ Jokes Coming From Madison Avenue
April 1 is a day for pranksters, and businesses and chambers of commerce are vying for top attention.. Advertising column; April 1, also known as April Fools, is a day for pranksters, and businesses and chambers of commerce are vying for top attention; examples of several humorous pranks noted.
April Fool: From the Subtle to the Outrageous
The auto-themed April Fools Day pranks ranged from subtle to outrageous, with some actually capable of taking in the unwary or coffee-deprived. Perhaps the most elaborate was the convertible Volt from Road & Track, but others are scattered around the blogosphere. Heres a summary:. Who says theres nothing funny about cars? Certainly not the auto blogs.
About New York; Citys April Fools: Theyd Be Jailed In Pittsburgh
LEAD: The trouble with April Fools Day in New York City, of course, is that theres no way to tell whos kidding and whos not.
The Best (and Worst) APRIL FOOLS DAY Pranks in the Tech.
April Fools Day might be dying a slow death in reality, but on the Web, its being taken to a whole new level every year. While it should be about jokes and not just the publicity, its always fun to see huge companies like��.
Why you wont find an April Fools Day joke on TNW this year
April Fools Day used be something that was a bit of fun. Youd play a trick on a friend, look for the spoof story in your newspaper and then get on with your life. As the internet took hold of our lives, the pace ratcheted up a little with websites.
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Happy April Fools Day! 5 Historical Pranksters
Seventy years ago, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt officially decreed April 1 ���April Fools Day, an annual occasion of laughter and pranks designed to take minds off the Second World War, as it entered its final stages. It was the last important.
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Who are a little wise the best fools be, said JOHN DONNE. Dont tell me, exclaimed WILLIAM PITT, of a mans being able to talk sense; every one can talk sense. Can he talk non-sense? Who would part with his nonsense anthology? STEVENSON had a suspicion that something must be wrong with a young man who had never made a fool of himself.. Ed
How One of Historys Best April Fools Day Pranks Was Debunked
Although the exact origin of April Fools Day is uncertain, playing springtime pranks is a nearly universal custom, adopted around the globe and throughout history ��� perhaps, some have suggested, beginning with the Roman festival of Hilaria, which was .
April Fools Day 2015 newspaper round-up - Daily Express
April Fools Day 2015 newspaper round-up: Clarkson, Richard III and anti-monkey bubblewrap. DID you get fooled by the papers this morning? Read our summary of todays fake articles to make sure you dont get caught out.
Imaginary Chats and Texts When a Quick Getaway Is in Order
Apps for making fake calls and texts can help April 1 pranksters pull off a joke and serve a useful purpose beyond the holiday.
25+ Hilarious Pranks For APRIL FOOLS DAY | Bored Panda
April Fools Day is coming up, so you need to be prepared with an arsenal of hilarious pranks that you can play on friends, family members and bitter enemies.
Roundup: The best (and worst!) April Fools Day pranks in the tech world ever
April Fools Day might be dying a slow death in reality, but on the Web, its being taken to a whole new level every year. While it should be about jokes and not just the publicity, its always fun to see huge companies like Samsung and Google testing.
The Internet Has Murdered April Fools Day
As I sit here staring at my screen, trying to bring myself to write yet another round-up of all the ���zany��� April Fools Day stories in the gaming industry, I just cant do it. I hate April 1st, and I hate it more than ever since I became a journalist.
Amazon is partying like its 1999 on April Fools day
Visitors to Amazon Wednesday have been greeted by an odd sight: The site has been redesigned to look exactly as it did 16 years ago, in 1999. Amazon readily admits that the new design is just a prank at the top of the page and all the book, music and .
Fools Deserve a Whole Week
LEAD: APRIL Fools Day has come and gone, and once again we are left with thousands of fools who never got to do their thing because of the time factor imposed by the single day allotted. It is now clear that we must increase this allocation and set up a format under which all these fools can get their proper due.
In Fight for Pennsylvania, a Few Heated Rounds
Hillary Rodham Clinton continues to lead in polls in Pennsylvania, but Barack Obama has begun an ad blitz to try to narrow the gap.
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Is Hondas Selfie Car an April Fools Day Joke? - PSFK.com
The HR-V Selfie Edition will reportedly include 10 different ���selfie��� cameras inside and outside, and photos can be uploaded hands-free to social media.
APRIL FOOLS DAY Inspiration From the 1940s
You might not expect Americas largest veterans organization to be a steadfast purveyor of pranks and gags fit for April Fools Day. But the annual convention of the American Legion was once as much a testing ground for practical jokes as it was a.
April Fools Day: Check Out Best Gags From Around the World
Spoof or serious? Pranksters come out in force every April 1 ��� with celebrities, corporations and others always getting in on the fun. Heres a look at some of the best April Fools Day pranks from around the world (and Web).
The Internet Ruined APRIL FOOLS DAY
On April 2, 2012, the editor of The Daily Free Press, Boston Universitys student newspaper, issued a letter of apology to ���the Boston community and whomever else it may concern.��� The note addressed a joke the paper had printed in its April Fools Day .
Why You Wont Find an APRIL FOOLS DAY Joke on TNW
Its dead and the real-time Web is holding the knife. A few days ago we were throwing ideas around, trying to come up with a wacky product to announce or silly conspiracy theory to report as our annual April Fools Day joke.
The Best (And Worst) April Fools Day Jokes For 2015
Ah, April 1. Its a day where loads of things on the internet will make you groan, cry and smack your face to your palm. Others will give you a chuckle. Lets take a look at some of the best (and worst) of these extremes.
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BEWARE THE JOKESTER; This Is APRIL FOOLS DAY, and Thats the Truth
Today is April Fools Day. Accordingly, the New York Telephone Company will intercept calls to the Bronx Zoo for Messrs. Lion, Lyon, Bear, Baer, Baehr, Bayer, Fox, Wolf and Katz.. phone co to intercept traditional April Fools Day calls
Over the past week or so, as the fooling-est day of the year approached, various readers and blog commenters (as well as the occasional editor) have accused us of posting the following items as April Fools Day pranks:. Over the past week or so, as the fooling-est day of the year approached on the calendar, various readers and blog commenters (as well as the occasional editor) have accused us of posting the following items as April Fools Day pranks.
Your 2015 April Fools Day Spoiler - Lifehacker
Thats right-o, its April Fools Day Again. But youve got stuff to do. You dont have time for any funny business. So were here to collect all the best (or worst) gags in one place so you can get it out of your system and on with��.
Separating April Fools From Fraud on the Web
Thinking about how people get fooled on April 1 is a good way to prepare for the year-round attempts by swindlers.
You Can Play Pac-Man On Google Maps Right Now - Kotaku
April Fools Day is imminent, which means that were about to see A) lots of unfunny people making awful attempts to prank everyone; and B) big tech companies like Google and Blizzard creating some brilliant things. Heres��.
Best APRIL FOOLS DAY pranks of the past 5 years
As the world scans the Internet this April Fools Day, thousands of people will undoubtedly be burned by false headlines of ridiculous business ventures or unexpected celebrity deaths. On Sunday, ���Last Week Tonight��� host John Oliver took to YouTube.