After countless adorable photos, GIFs, memes and viral videos, the internet has finally run out of animals to ooh, ahhh and LOL over. The last gasp of the "animals on the internet" craze came on April 1st, 2013, with the launch -- and subsequent failure -- of the "Indifferent Zorilla" meme.
Inspired by the success of the recent 'Veronica Mars' movie campaign, Funny or Die has started numerous Kickstarters to bring back all your favorite old shows because "people love stuff from the '90s. The only problem is...April Fool's! It's not real.
As part of their April Fool's Day tradition, Google is running a pretty great prank on YouTube, right now. They are listing the nominees for the best of YouTube before it "shuts down." Every video is nominated. They are listing every video on YouTube and reading their descriptions...
If you're anything like us, you probably have no idea what day it is. Well, it's Monday, April 1st. Yes, it's April Fool's Day, which means that Google is planning to pull the wool over our eyes all day long. Here are some of the pranks they're pulling, in case you are super-gullible...
As it has in years past, Google revealed a series of practical jokes on April 1st such as Gmail Blue and Google Nose (like scratch & sniff, but not as funny). But perhaps its most significant reveal was the news that Google Plus, its much-maligned social network, was just one long practical joke.
As part of an elaborate April Fool's Day joke, the city of Philadelphia has created lanes on sidewalks that are designated for use by chronic texters. But, officials say, although the lanes themselves are a prank, the dangers that inattentive pedestrians face are very real.
Every April Fools Day, Google turns the web into its own personal "Hogan's Alley" by unleashing a stream of very clever, very real looking and very expensive pranks. If you had several hundred billion in the bank and the world's ear, you'd do the same thing.
The pop icon may not have been around long enough to earn an Elvis-like following, but Elvis never had his own 'round-the-clock blog. Bieber, however, does.
PopCrush revamped its site today to the ultimate destination for all things Bieber with the appropriately named "BieberCrush".
Every year, the nerd-focused website ThinkGeek puts up a series of fake products for April 1st. It's ranged from the ridiculous to the actual credible, but more often than not, there's enough demand that sometimes the products actually materialize.
We're hoping that happens in this case, because we need iPad Hungry Hungry Hippos.