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Encourage More Critical Thinking by Treating Every Day Like April Fool’s Day

Every year on the first day of April, everyone puts on their thinking cap and knowingly views much of what they hear or see with a healthy dose of skepticism. Instead of doing this only on 4/1, treat every new piece of information as if it’s April 1st to think more critically every day. Read more...

April Fool’s Day was just the worst for Tom Crean’s daughter

Indiana men’s basketball Coach Tom Crean is on the hot seat, and seemingly has been for some time. Seven seasons and just three NCAA tournament appearances — combined with a number of off-the-court incidents involving his players — will do that to a coach, especially in a place where NCAA tournaments are expected every season. […]

Magpul Makes… Belts?

Holy crap, just when I thought the BCM watch was the pinnacle of unusual product line expansions, Magpul just took the cake with the announcement of their Tejas Gun Belt. At first, I thought this was a (very) delayed April Fool’s joke, but Magpul is dead serious about the product. Show More Summary

The New App for Street Fighters

Normally I would tag a post like this one under "humor" or roll it out on 4/1. But this isn't April Fool's Day and this is not funny. There's an app almost ready to be launched for street fighting enthusiasts called Rumblr that allows users to scroll through other prospective scrappers who wish to engage in a fist fight. Show More Summary

Fox Announces Dubai Theme Park With ‘Aliens’ and ‘Predator’

Is Brad a fortune teller or what? Back in 2011, Brad posted an April Fool’s Joke that said Dubai would be receiving a “Slasher-themed Amusement Park” for 2015. It was obviously something written in jest but it turns out that Brad wasn’t far off from the truth. In fact, he pretty much hit the nail […]

Hot-take: Microsoft’s OneDrive move is seppuku for the service…and Microsoft’s credibility

April fools day and Halloween may be past, but Microsoft’s tendency to make moves that cause its customers go “bang their heads on the ground” is cross-seasonal. In today’s latest theater of fools, Microsoft has just effectively crippled  the OneDrive service and all of its related mobile apps for all of its users, new and […]

Volvo To Develop Kangaroo Crash Avoidance Technology

At first glance it might seem like a late April Fools Day joke, but Volvo has announced that it will begin developing the world’s first ever kangaroo detection and collision avoidance system. Using an adaptation of Volvo’s existing City...Show More Summary

Gun Krazy Kansas and More Fun Stuff

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback was one day late for his April Fool's gag. But I guess he thought he could get one in anyway. It's a killer. On April 2, 2015 Brownback signed a thigh-slapping piece of gun legislation. Simply stated, the Personal...Show More Summary

Scenes From An Autonomous Record Lot

I got the call at about 6 p.m. last night. It was Greg Ledet, one of the fellows who partnered in our infamous April Fools’ Day cross-country hoax. “I’m heading out to meet Alex Roy at a Tesla Supercharger near Dayton and clear traffic for him between here and Columbus. Show More Summary

A collection of the best ‘Back to the Future’ Easter eggs on the web today

Every time something culturally significant happens, the biggest tech companies have to capitalize on it. Whether it’s April Fool’s Day, May 4th or Back to the Future day, you’re bound to see fun (and goofy) Easter eggs scattered around the ‘net. Show More Summary

‘Rings’ Gets April Fool’s Release

We already broke the news that Rings was on the move. Now, Paramount Pictures has locked in April 1, 2016 as a new date. This is great because it’s not a drastic shift and shows that the filmmakers are just tightening the screws. I’m personally extremely excited about this one… Rings is the latest sequel […]

Tracy Morgan Is Launching a Comedy Tour

Tracy Morgan is continuing his comeback by launching a full-scale stand-up tour next year. Morgan announced the "Picking Up the Pieces" tour with a tweet on Tuesday, linking to a string of dates that includes an April Fool's gig at New York City's Madison Square Garden. The tour kicks off on Feb. 5,... Read More > Other Links From Tracy Morgan

Mississippi History Teacher Tells Students That Atheists Are Fools

Tell if you've heard this tired old joke before:Did you know atheists have their own holiday?It's called April Fools' Day.I guess we're all supposed to laugh or something. But how would you feel if your high school teacher told it in class? That's what happened at Northwest Rankin High School in Mississippi.

EL James Gives New Clues About 'Fifty Shades Darker' Script

Post by Lisa Fogarty. If you need any more convincing that everyone behind Fifty Shades Darker is playing the longest April Fool's joke imaginable on you, look no further. E.L. James posted three mysterious photos on Instagram that could, possibly, provide clues about the second and third films in the trilogy — or could mean nothing at all. Show More Summary

Gawker NPR Pulled a Brilliant April Fools’ Prank On People Who Don’t Read | Jezebel Water On Mars?

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Gawker NPR Pulled a Brilliant April Fools’ Prank On People Who Don’t Read | Jezebel Water On Mars? More Like Sneaky ‘Leftist Agenda,’ Argues Rush Limbaugh | Kotaku Breaking Japan’s Big No-No One Photo at a Time | Lifehacker The Best Coffee Freebies You Can Get for National Coffee Day | Read more...

Thursday scent of the day 9/24

2 months agoBeauty / Perfume : Now Smell This

Jim Henson was born on this day in 1936; he passed away in 1990. And Kermit did have a cologne at one time, but the advert above was an April Fools special from The Perfume Shop. If you have a free minute, do tell us what fragrance you picked for today. I'm wearing Terre d'Hermès. Reminder: this Friday will be 3 Hour Tour Friday...

VW Accused Of Using Software To Fool Emissions Tests: Welcome To The Internet Of Cheating Things

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

There have been a number of stories on Techdirt recently about the increasing use of software in cars, and the issues that this raises. For example, back in April, Mike wrote about GM asserting that while you may own the car, the company still owns the software that runs it. Show More Summary

Man Pees On Other Passengers During JetBlue Flight

When I first read about this story, I figured it had to be some sort of April Fools Day joke. The problem is that we’re in the middle of September and it isn’t a joke! In one of the more unbelievable and ridiculous stories I ever read...Show More Summary

Amazon Dash Buttons Now Open To All Prime Members

3 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Ubergizmo

Earlier this year Amazon announced their Dash buttons which for a while had many believing it was an April Fools joke, but it later turned out to be true. For those unfamiliar with the Dash buttons, basically what it does is it allows users to place orders for specific products at a touch of a button. Show More Summary

Instagram Beta for Windows Phone finally gets an update after more than a year

The official Instagram Beta app has picked up an update for Windows Phone. Yes, you read that correctly, and no this isn't a delayed April Fool's joke. After some time in the dark, the app has finally seen some developer love with a new release for consumers rocking Microsoft's mobile OS to enjoy.

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