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April Fool’s Day on the Web

The site April Fool’s Day on the Web keeps track of pranks played by websites each year. The list for 2012 is growing by the minute! If you are directed to something that looks too good (or too odd) to be true, it may be listed there already! And if you need some more laughs, [...]

The 2012 Razzies

You’ve seen a lot of hype about the Oscars this past week, but it’s much more fun to follow the Golden Raspberry Awards. The Razzies are given to the worst films of the year, and there are plenty of stinkers in contention for 2011. Nominations were announced this weekend, and Adam Sandler’s film Jack and [...]

Thanksgiving Symbols in Math

(YouTube link) Biola University professor Matthew Weathers does it again! He p[resented entertaining lectures for Halloween and April Fool’s Day that we’ve seen, and now Thanksgiving gets the treatment. -via reddit

Worth A Thousand Words… A Photoblog

Maddox created an entire blog as an April Fool joke and filled it with annoying things bloggers do, like taking pictures of meals, apologizing for not posting, and adding tons of sharing buttons to each post. He received a lot of mail from people who took it seriously. Most messages were criticism, but there were [...]

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Darth Vader’s Ice Cream Truck

(YouTube link) Imagine an ice cream truck rolling into your neighborhood playing that tune -wouldn’t you run to it as fast as you can? Admiral Snackbar, indeed! This is an advertisement for Star Wars Popsicles, one of many April Fool’s Day items from Think Geek. Link