We recently surveyed a group of Motley Fool members, asking how they feel about the economy and the stock market. 4,270 of you were kind enough to chime in. Here's what you told us (data collected between April 17 and May 13, 2013): What is your general feeling about the overall U.S. Show More Summary
We weren't trying to pull an April Fool's Day joke in May. A temporary glitch caused the latest distributions of PHP to not properly propagate to the mirror servers. This has been fixed at the root level, and it's now being distributed to all of the mirrors. Show More Summary
Thanks to multiple petitions, the “ex-girlfriend” mannequin that bleeds when shot will no longer be available to purchase on Amazon.com. “Alexa,” or “the ex,” as she is marketed, was thought to be an April Fool’s Joke when first covered last month. In fact, the doll is a very real product encouraging men to seek fatal [...]
Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon went from an April Fools joke, to sort-of-kind-of a thing, to a real release. It pretty much came out of nowhere and wowed gamers of all shapes and sizes, which naturally leads to the burning question on everyone's...Show More Summary
The following video is from Friday's Motley Fool Money roundtable discussion with host Chris Hill, and analysts Jason Moser, Ron Gross, and Andy Cross. The U.S. added a better-than-expected 165,000 jobs in April. And the Labor Department revised upward the estimates from the two prior months. Show More Summary
Earlier this year the first installment of the new GarciaLive live archival series came out (3/1/80) and sounded exceptional. On April Fool’s Day, the Garcia Estate unveiled GarciaLive 1.5 (6/26/81), which was available as a digital download that came with one of Jer’s trademark black t-shirts. Show More Summary
YouTube makes advertisers' jobs easier. When fans love and share ads, they expand the clips' reach far beyond the scope of a TV spot. For some of April's most-shared YouTube ads — many of which were April Fools' pranks — those shares...Show More Summary
It would be nice if Whole Foods considered animals as beings with meaningful lives, beyond an April Fool's joke and absolutely identified as an earthling.
Biotech stocks can skyrocket into the stratosphere on good news. Unfortunately, they can also crash (and sometimes burn) when bad news comes their way. In this video, The Motley Fool's Erin Miller talks with Fool contributor Keith Speights...Show More Summary
Thanks to an April Fools' joke gone wrong, users of a popular gaming site just spent the past two weeks mining Bitcoins.
Being that April Fool’s was just a few weeks ago, I couldn’t help but assume this was a joke on the level of mine from 2011. But it wasn’t, which makes the following story even more cruel… Six Flags Amusement Parks almost had a Ghostbusters ride! It was to be similar to the Toy Story... Read More
The Earth-friendly, hand-cranked GÄSM vibrator started out as an April Fool's prank — until people actually wanted to buy it.
From April fools prank to launch in a month, that's got to be some kind of record. Yes, folks, Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon is almost upon us, and it looks flipping wonderful. Cyber-soldiers, '80s cheese, and lots of neon -- I can't wait to get my mitts on it. Show More Summary
According to the Shanghai Daily, "petty arguments" and "family background jokes" may have motivated a Fudan medical student to poison his roommate earlier this month. [ more › ]
A Donald Trump public course to be built by Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw would normally cause me to check the calendar
Guest Post Hours after April Fool’s day, LiveMocha CEO Michael Schutzler announced that his company was being acquired by the behemoth he had battled for five years: Rosetta Stone. There are 5 reasons why you should be skeptical this acquisition will save Rosetta Stone, which has been running in the red for the last few years.
For football fans, this is like Christmas morning. For San Diego Chargers fans, it could end up being April Fool’s Day depending on what new general manager Tom Telesco decides to do with the No. 11 pick. With so many needs on the roster and seven draft selections to fills those holes, Telesco must be prudent. Show More Summary
By John Petersen: Over the last few weeks electric vehicle aficianados have been beside themselves with glee over reports that Tesla Motors (TSLA) will report a net profit on both a GAAP and non-GAAP basis for the first quarter of 2013. Show More Summary
As an April Fools prank, high-class sex toy company Lelo tweeted that they'd soon be distributing an eco-friendly vibrator made of recycled wood pulp and old tires. Foolishly, the fool public believed them. Fools! And not only did the...Show More Summary
On the first day of April each year, communities, businesses and news outlets come up with stories intended to fool, amuse, and, sometimes, satirize. Here's a roundup of the posts...