It's April Fools Day! We'll be here all day catching you up on the best pranks of the year. So keep checking back for updates.
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Oh, that we lived in a world where "Pineapple Express 2" was a real movie that was being made. But at least this is a bit of viral marketing for Rogen's "This Is The End", which is probably just as good.
Well, this one may take the cake for the least funny April Fools joke. National Turk, a Turkish news outlet, reported that Washington, D.C. was destroyed by an earthquake.
Washington was an earthquake magnitude 8.7 earthquake, the number of casualties is unknown, flames rise from the White House, President Obama was taken to NORAD.
It said in part:
The quake hit about 60 miles (100 km) southwest of Atlantic Ocean and at a depth of about six miles (10km) according to the US Geological Survey.Local time 03.45
“Sea level readings indicate a tsunami was generated,” the US center said in a statement. “It may have been destructive along coasts near the earthquake epicenter.”
Not to worry, though: They ended the story with the disclaimer, "This is a April Fool thank you for your understanding!"
Fancy Feast came up with a fun April Fools' prank of their own for their Facebook fans. Frankly, we'd much rather watch this than any season of The Real Housewives.
Here's a fun thing to do: go to WNYC.org and then type the word peep. Then just, you know, zone out for a while.
We're not sure this is a prank, because it's actually a pretty great category. Nevertheless, it seems fitting for today:
For more of Netflix's incredibly specific categories, go here.
The Star Trek legend turned gay rights icon has thrown his legions of fans for a loop, by turning to the dark side. Via his Facebook page:
Friends, I am thrilled to announce that I'll be starring in the Star Wars reboot directed by JJ Abrams. I'll be playing Master Ceti Maru, a member of the Jedi High Council. The new film, entitled "Star Wars: Galactic Empire," is greenlit and will begin filming sometime early next year. It is truly a moment for The Star Alliance. Thanks to all my fans for their decades of support.
Ok, not THE president, but KID president:
Gmail is getting a 21st century overhaul starting today with Gmail Blue. You don't have to make it blue, it is blue.
Seamless recognized one problem with their business model: Their delivery people aren't nearly attractive enough. Luckily, they've remedied that with their new Deluxe Delivery.
Virgin has moved from premium jets to the terrifying illusion of flying through the air with their new glass-bottomed plane, Sir Richard Bronson announced. He said in a statement:
"I'm thrilled to announce that Virgin has created another world-first with the introduction of the technology required to produce the world’s first glass-bottomed plane. This technological innovation coincides with the start of Virgin Atlantic Airways’ first ever domestic service to Scotland."
Starting today, we are shifting to a two-tiered service: Everyone can use our basic service, Twttr, but you only get consonants. For five dollars a month, you can use our premium “Twitter” service which also includes vowels.
Want to instantly stream episodes of "The Rural Juror", "Itchy & Scratchy", and "Ya Heard? With Perd!"? Then Hulu has you covered.
We're not 100% sure we want the Army taking part in April Fools' Day japery, but the photo of Grumpy Cat suiting up is hard to resist. Check out the latest program your tax dollars are going to to.
Conan O'Brien wants his own college basketball team so he can get in on March Madness. Therefore, he's started his own online school, Conan State University.
Check out the introduction video and apply for admission at conanstate.org.
Is uploading your original photos to Imgur confusing and terrible? Then there's good news. The photo sharing site now allows you to upload via snail mail.
When you visit CollegeHumor.com today you'll be greeted by a paywall offering you a "wide array of subscription plans." Note: $50 per month gets you access to CH's "backlog of decommissioned Cute College Girls".
TeenNick had a special surprise for its loyal viewers. As part of their late-night '90s block, they unearthed a never-before-seen episode of "Rocko's Modern Life." Airing at midnight the night of March 31, viewers who tuned in to see the secret gem were instead treated to a static image of mayonnaise.
Do you seek an adventure filled with travel, excitement and possibly, gold? If so, then Google wants you!
Woodstock the bird would like to announce that Peanuts has asked www.twitter.com to be removed immediately, as it feels that the bird, so named Woodstock, is actually the original "Tweeter." If the web site is not removed as requested, Woodstock's attorney, Mr. Joseph Cool, has asked that he receive a 75% stake in the company.
Starting today we're using the awesome force of crowd funding to bring back the golden age of television. "But why?", you ask. The reason is simple. People love shit made in the 90s.
Planned projects include: Wings: Serenity, Sliders The Movie, Family Matters The Movie, Darkwing Duck The Movie, and a one-man show for Baby Sinclair from The Dinosaurs.
The popular video-sharing website quietly released a video Sunday morning, the day before April Fool's, titled, "YouTube's ready to select a winner." In it, employees from YouTube explain that, starting at midnight tonight, the site will go offline. They'll then begin narrowing down the best video, with a winner announced when YouTube goes back online in -- wait for it -- 2023.
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