april fool’s day

Scientists Create Kale and Cannabis Hybrid
  • 15 April 2016
An April Fool's Day joke claimed that scientists had created "kaleabis," a cross between kale...
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Boyfriend Murdered After April Fool’s Prank Proposal?
  • 4 April 2016
A report that a woman shot and killed her boyfriend over a prank April Fool's...
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Was a 736-Pound Catfish Caught in the Mississippi River?
  • 4 April 2016
A photograph purportedly showing a 736-pound catch adds to the collection of urban legends about...
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Weather Channel Switching to Celsius-Only
  • 1 April 2016
The Weather Channel played an April Fool's Day joke on their viewers with the announcement...
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Pimm’s Signs Sponsorship Deal to Display Logo on Big Ben
  • 1 April 2016
London's famous clock has not gone unabashedly commercial.
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Happy April Fool’s 2016!
  • 1 April 2016
Every year, we bring you the best of April Fool's Internet pranks throughout the day,...
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Donald Trump Announces His Campaign Is a Joke
  • 1 April 2016
A video purportedly showing the presidential candidate saying that his campaign had been an April...
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Trader Joe’s to Close All Stores by 2017, Plans to Discontinue Products
  • 31 March 2016
An article reporting that the Trader Joe's grocery chain would be closing all of their...
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Contest Pranks Gone Wrong
  • 19 July 2005
We chronicle various cases of contest participants suing after receiving 'gag' prizes rather than the...
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Is Dihydrogen Monoxide Dangerous?
  • 22 June 1999
The dihydrogen monoxide hoax shows that even the most innocuous of substances can be made...
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