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Arsenal & Manchester United want Barça’s Thomas Vermaelen on loan in January (!) [MD]

Even accounting for the wacky world of transfer speculation, this sounds like an early April Fools joke from Mundo Deportivo. The Catalan paper claim that both Arsenal and Manchester United want to take Thomas Vermaelen on loan in January. Given the fact that the Belgian is perpetually injured – and just suffered a relapse today in […]

Back to the Future Flux Capacitor Watch Will Leave You Flummoxed

As one of its April Fools pranks this year, ThinkGeek made a mockup of a USB car charger that looks like the flux capacitor from Back to the Future. Fans loved it so much that ThinkGeek…

American Eagle Outfitters Is Now Selling Its April Fool's Day Dog Clothes

A week before last April's Fools Day, American Eagle Outfitters unveiled a line of clothes for dogs, and because the company was blatantly ignoring the centuries-old rules of April's Fools Day, a lot of people didn't realize it was a prank. Show More Summary

Neverwinter resurrects its April Fools' Day event next week

Nope, it's not April Fools' Day, but it's going to look like it next week in Neverwinter. Cryptic is reintroducing Respen's Marvelous Game, its 2014 April 1st event, from November 13th to November 17th. The minigame turns your character...Show More Summary

American Beagle Outfitters: holiday clothes for your dog

American Eagle Outfitters has brought back its American Beagle collection for dogs, just in time for the holidays. The line, originally conceived as an April Fool's joke and fundraiser for the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, will be introduced as a holiday capsule...

American Beagle Outfitters: holiday clothes for your dog

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

American Eagle Outfitters has brought back its American Beagle collection for dogs, just in time for the holidays. The line, originally conceived as an April Fool's joke and fundraiser for the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, will be introduced as a holiday capsule...

American Beagle Outfitters: holiday clothes for your dog

American Eagle Outfitters has brought back its American Beagle collection for dogs, just in time for the holidays. The line, originally conceived as an April Fool's joke and fundraiser for the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, will be introduced as a holiday capsule...

SNL: GoProbe

(Gross) Saturday Night Live just gave the folks at GoPro an April Fools’ idea. The GoProbe goes where no action camera has ever gone before. Or should ever go into. That’s sick all right. Official video here.

Watch the Flyers freak out because of the 'snake in the cooler' prank

Halloween isn't April Fool's Day, but it doesn't really matter when it comes to athletes freaking the hell out over a snake. The Flyers all lost it when they were tricked with the old "snake in the Gatorade cooler" prank. Nicklas Grossmann's hilariously slow reaction rules them all. h/t Deadspin

Betsy & Kent's polka-dots and April Fool's pizza party wedding

This week we're celebrating the tea-length, the mini, and the cocktail — that's right, it's short dress week! Today we've got a backyard wedding with family vows, Mad-Libs, polka dots, trivia, and tons of pizza. How did these two know...Show More Summary

Zoo Admits It Kills Extra Deer, Serves Them to Eat

"Deer cutlet" and "braised wild boar roast" on a restaurant menu might warrant a double-take no matter what—but probably a little more so when it's a zoo restaurant doing the serving. "Is this not an April Fools' joke?" a visitor to the Langenberg wildlife park in Zurich said after...

This new Mega Man X figure is looking pretty rad

What started as a potential April Fools joke ended up becoming a real thing. One of the minds behind Maverick Hunter and Mega Man: Powered Up has crafted a new take on the Mega Man X character, and I really dig it. Due to fan interest, the figure has been greenlit and will get sent off for production in the near future. Show More Summary

Homestar Runner's Back With the Dopest Music Video This Year

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Aside from a brief glimmer of a teaser this past April Fool's Day, the Homestar Runner website has been a ghost town last updated in 2010. That all changed today, when Strong Bad and Coach Z dropped (drapped) what will undoubtedly be the best music video this year. Read more...

The Windows 10 Technical Preview Expires In 196 Days

2 months agoTechnology : TechCrunch

Downloading the Windows 10 technical preview? You won’t be able to use it past two weeks after April Fool’s day next year. That’s jolly, because the consumer-facing preview that will follow the current build will be out long before then. But it’s worth keeping in mind: Microsoft is working towards a mid-year release of Windows 10, so the April date is in within that… Read More

Monday Smackdown: Yet More Chapter 11 of David Graeber's "Debt" in Chapter 7: (Definitely Not) the Honest Broker for the Week of

During the past two weeks the drought of high-quality DeLong smackdowns on the internet has resumed. So it is time to turn back to the promise I made myself on [April Fools Day 2013][f], and see wheth...

Charge your phone with a miniature Flux Capacitor

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

After surfacing on April Fools' Day, ThinkGeek made its gadget-charging Flux Capacitor into an actual product. Sporting all of the details of the full-sized power plant, this diminutive option leverages your car's cigarette lighter to juice up a pair...

No Fooling This Time – Go Get Your Dog and Your DeLorean, Because the Flux Capacitor Is Here

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Chip Chick

So, good news and bad news. The bad news is that April Fools’ Day has been co-opted and turned into a marketing tool for probing interest in pop culture merchandise. The good news is that we get a flux capacitor out of the deal, which I’m pretty sure tips the scales in favor of the good news on this day. Show More Summary

Mental Floss Explains the Origins of April Fools’ Day

2 months agoOdd : Laughing Squid

In a recent episode of the Mental Floss series The Big Question, host Craig Benzine (see previously) explains the possible origins of the April Fools’ Day holiday in response to a viewer-submitted question.

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