I said four months ago (using April Fool's Day as a cover) that I was contemplating shuttering this blog after nearly eleven years. There were many reasons why I had reduced my blogging frequency (and by extension, my overall onlineShow More Summary
Researchers at Harvard University found that they could use fat cells to produce laser light. They inevitably chose pig fat because of the flavor. An MIT Technology Review article that was surprisingly not published on April Fools’ Day explains: The team at Harvard University turning cells into lasers has tried it before. Show More Summary
Amazon's Dash buttons are here, going on sale on the e-commerce giant's website today for $5 each. Eighteen brands are offering the buttons, which let consumers place them around the house, press the button and instantly re-order products like toilet paper and coffee. Show More Summary
Amazon just happened to announce their new ordering gadget, Dash buttons, on March 31, which earned them a lot of free publicity as people chattered about whether it was an April Fool’s Day prank or not. It had to be a joke, right? It was not. It was a real product that Amazon promised to make available in a few … [More]
When Amazon first announced Dash Buttons — the sticky-backed, branded widgets that you can press to re-order products — people thought it was an April Fools' joke. It wasn't. Amazon wants to get users to spend more money on the site,...Show More Summary
Could it be that the latest news about Justin Bieber and One Direction getting together is more than an April Fools Day prank? Despite the interest fans have in seeing them join up, One Direction and Justin Bieber may not ever merge musically — unless it is the form of a new app. Show More Summary
Wait, is it April Fool's Day? Former PRIDE FC heavyweight Champion Fedor Emelianenko is contemplating a return to mixed martial arts (MMA) after a brief retirement, according to an online report from local outlet Union MMA. Bloody Elbow has the translation: "I was able to recover and heal old injuries. Show More Summary
I'm surprised nobody has mentioned the "classic" British April Fools' joke when the BBC news showed a piece on the evening news by Richard Dimblebey, the well respected journalist, explaining about the spaghetti harvest. It caused uproar! I remember some years ago, perhaps 15 or so, BMW ran April Fools' advertising in the UK newspapers each year. Show More Summary
Sorry for the late comment. I posted an April fool's day story in my blog too. The news I got about a salary increase which I absolutely believed! Shock. RennyBA Late or not: thanks for sharing anyway - I'll update the post!
I did blog about this April Fool's post, but it was on a corporate blog, so I would just prefer to share the original link. It's pretty well-written and almost seems convincing: http://eslblogs.englishclub.com/blog/news/un-to-ban-non-english/ RennyBA Thanks for your contribution Betty - I've updated my post of course!
Sorry, it was an April Fool's Day joke! Didn't you asked for it?( "Tell me if you’ve made an April Fool post too, and I’ll ad it to this post!") No hackers, no problems and I start blogging again next Monday! But thank you very much for your concern ! You are a true friend!
Sadly, there is no April Fool's Day in the cesspit of third world. I really find it funny when they make those foolish stories on the news or newspaoer in Norway. At first I took it seriously coz some news sounded true until I realised that it was false. Show More Summary
Hey Renny, I am so embarrassed: I do not have any fools April story for you!! :( It has been years since I last played along pranks and stuff (I stopped doing it when I was 16)! Still, I would like to wish you: Belated Happy Fools April :)! See you, my friend!
I was going to do an April Fools' image on my photoblog, Renny, and then realized it was really a Friday-the-13th image of superstition. HA, easy to mix the two up, I guess. :) I do love the fact that April Fools' Day is celebrated all around the world.
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The guy who gave us the story of a boy and his wood (Boogie Nights) will now give us a story of a boy made of wood. Robert Downey Jr. is also involved. "Not April Fool’s: Paul Thomas Anderson to Write and Maybe Direct a Pinocchio Movie" was originally published on Film School Rejects for our wonderful readers to enjoy. Show More Summary
Most of the time when we hear about bugs and food, it’s an unfortunate and unintended event that leads to disgust, repulsion and often, an apology from any business involved. This time it’s different: a burger chain is putting insects on the menu on purpose, after an April Fool’s joke proved to be popular with customers. It’s not like the … [More]
(All times Eastern)Once understandably dismissed as an April Fool’s joke, the Lifetime Original Movie “A Deadly Adoption” (Lifetime at 8 p.m.) stars Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig as an aloof couple who take a shine to a troublemaking, seductive young woman who really wants a family of her own — and, well, you know where this is going.Read full article >>
Here’s what’s up in the world of TV for Friday, June 19 and Saturday, June 20. All times are Eastern. Top pick A Deadly Adoption (Lifetime, 8 p.m., Saturday): At first we thought it was real. Then it seemed like an April Fools’ Day prank. Show More Summary
There have been rumours that Blatter is going to say “April Fool” and continue with business as usual. Nightmare or another joke ? ” The spectre of Blatter clinging on to power at the beleaguered world governing body was raised by Swiss newspaper Schweiz am Sonntag”..here I had to go and lie down for awhile […]