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The Butcher Brothers Write ‘The Beginners Guide to Snuff’

THR reports that Mitchell Altieri and Phil Flores, the horror duo known as The Butcher Brothers (The Violent Kind, pictured, The Hamiltons, April Fool’s Day), have cast their upcoming film The Beginners Guide to Snuff, setting Joey Kern (Cabin Fever, “Workaholics”), Luke Edwards (The Wizard), Bree Williamson (“True Detective”) and Brad Greenquist (Water for Elephants) […]

6 Embarrassing Things You Wouldn't Do Online If People Were Watching

Post by Jenny Erikson. On April Fool's Day, I read a post that had me shaking in my Ugg boots. It basically described changes to Facebook that would allow users to see who had viewed their profiles. Thankfully, it was just a prank post, so amateur cyberstalking may continue undeterred. Show More Summary

Good News from the Middle East!

You’re checking your calendar: is it April Fool’s Day already? Alas, no. But there is some genuine good news our of the Middle East — at least for those who care about the Middle East’s natural environment. Terminating a several-year saga that has pitted claims of energy independence against environmental risk, the Jerusalem District Committee […]

Flashing Flux Capacitor USB Car Charger A Reality

last weekOdd : Geekologie

Originally a ThinkGeek April Fools' product, the company will be selling real Flux Capacitor USB Car Chargers later this month for $25. The unit has two USB ports, each capable of providing 2.1-amps to charge your electronics. Hmm, that sounds like a far cry from the 1.21-jiggowatts needed to power an ACTUAL flux capacitor. Show More Summary

WANT: Flux Capacitor USB Car Charger

Brilliant idea, isn’t it? The flux capacitor USB car charger from Thinkgeek was first an April Fool’s gag, but after seeing the huge popularity the product had, the company took it upon themselves to make it a reality! Each Flux Capacitor Car Charger has two USB ports, each capable of charging almost any USB powered […]

Baidu shows off Eye, its Google Glass-like wearable that doesn’t have a screen

Many thought that Baidu’s announcement of Eye, its Google Glass-like wearable, in early April 2013 was a well-timed April Fools’ joke, but today the Chinese tech giant demonstrated the device for the first time. Most notably, Baidu’s product doesn’t include a screen. Show More Summary

Retro Vault: X-Men vs Street Fighter, Barbarian, WipEout, Project Reality

Plus: CVG's surprisingly before-its-time April Fools joke. Retro Vault is our regular weekly feature in which we dive into gaming's past and share five classic nuggets of retro nostalgia. If you want to catch up on previous Retro Vaults, check out the CVG Retro Vault archive. Click here to read the full article

Can-in-Stein: turn a beer-can into a stein

3 weeks agoOdd : Boing Boing

Like some of Thinkgeek's best products (like the Taunton guts sleeping bag), the Das Can-in-Stein started out as an April Fool's prank but sparked so much demand that they actually started producing them. It's a pewter-colored resin beer-can holder that makes it into a medieval-ish tavern stein. (via Oh Gizmo) Read the rest

‘Full House’ Revival Being Considered by WB TV

3 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : Screen Rant

Warner Bros. is reportedly mulling over a potential 'Full House' sequel series - and no, this isn't another April Fools joke.

Cheers!: Das-Can-In-Stein Turns Any Beer Can Into A Stein

3 weeks agoOdd : Geekologie

This is the $10 Das-Can-In-Stein available from ThinkGeek. It turns any 12-ounce can into a stein. It was an April Fool's product that they made a reality. They're not actually made out of metal though, they're resin, but will probably still make a formidable weapon in the event of a bar fight. Show More Summary

Das Can-in-Stein, A Novelty Product That Turns Any 12-Ounce Can Into a Fancy Beer Stein

3 weeks agoOdd : Laughing Squid

The Das Can-in-Stein is a novelty product by ThinkGeek that can dress up any standard 12-ounce can for Oktoberfest by giving it the look at feel of a classic pewter tankard. It was originally one of ThinkGeek’s fake April Fools’ Day joke products, but it’s now available for sale. Despite its pewter look, the Das Can-in-Stein is made […]

How a dev doubled his revenue with an April Fools’ joke

San Francisco-based developer Giacomo Balli doubled his take on his iPhone apps thanks to an April Fools’ Day joke. When he ratcheted up the price to an eye-popping $4.99 for an app that catalogs books, he got downloads instead of … Read more ›

Valley Girl's Deborah Foreman jumps back into acting with 'The Survivors'

Deborah Foreman, everyone's favorite movie-girl-next-door of the '80s, is getting back into the acting business. Foreman, who dazzled us in Valley Girl, Waxwork and April Fools Day, is set to co-star in The Survivors, according to an announcement on her RELATED POST PROFILESHARE

Not April Fools: Finchem Takes Ice Bucket Challenge

I was feeling bad for the Commish after Rob Manfred's survived

Students Show Off BMW Deep Orange Pickup Concept

BMW has never built a production pickup truck, even if it's pulled the occasional April Fools prank with a pickup-bodied M3. But students from its U.S. design department and Clemson University in South Carolina have gotten close with their latest concept, BMW Deep Orange 4. Based on a BMW X3 crossover, Deep Orange 4 is transformed with an X4-style...

Stupid is as stupid does: Forrest Gump is now an iOS endless runner

Sometimes a video game movie spinoff comes along that is so left field that you you a) check to see that it’s not April Fool’s Day and b) makes you wonder if the developers have actually seen the film in question. … Read more ›

Lily James, Zombies

I find this news item difficult to believe. It reads like an April Fool's gag. Lily James, the wayward Lady Rose in Downton Abbey, is to star in Seth Grahame-Smith's Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. Yes, zombies! The new take, basedShow More Summary

A Brief History of Mind Control Technology

A few years ago, an April Fool’s piece in the Daily Mail referred to “the U.S. Military’s supposed research into using microwaves as a mind control weapon”. For many people, however, the subject is no joke. Machines designed to tamper with a victim’s thoughts are, according to...

To the DeLorean!: Flux Capacitor Charger Powers Up Your Gadgets

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Oh Gizmo!

What started out as an April Fools’ day joke on ThinkGeek is now something you can actually own. This isn’t the first time ThinkGeek has done this, but it deserves The post To the DeLorean!: Flux Capacitor Charger Powers Up Your Gadgets appeared first on OhGizmo!.

Flux Capacitor USB Car Charger That Looks Like Doc Brown’s Time Travel Device From the ‘Back to the Future’ Films

2 months agoOdd : Laughing Squid

ThinkGeek has created a Flux Capacitor USB Car Charger that looks just like Doc Brown’s time travel device from the Bake to the Future films. The charger was teased by ThinkGeek earlier this year as an April Fools’ Day joke. Due to the abundance of feedback from fans, it is now a reality and available [...]

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