All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘April Fools Day’

Jill Duggar: ’19 Kids and Counting’ Star One Week Overdue, Brother Congratulates Her on Birth of Twins

Jill Duggar of 19 Kids and Counting fame is now six days overdue. She and Derick Dillard are patiently awaiting the birth of ‘Baby Dilly.’ In the meantime, big brother Josh Duggar sent his congratulations to Jill Duggar and her husband on the birth of their twins. Twins? It was via Twitter that Josh Duggar sent his congratulations. It’s important …

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Stop Working and Go Play Pac-Man in Google Maps

I don’t know if you have important things to get done today, but if not you should probably head over to Google Maps and play some Pac-Man. It’s almost April Fool’s Day, and Google is starting a bit early. The company has just introduced PAC-Maps, which will turn any streetmap into a giant game of Pac-Man, considering there are enough …

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Haylie Duff Is Engaged To Matt Rosenberg

Actress Haylie Duff may be getting ready to settle down, as it was just announced that she is engaged to Matt Rosenberg. She is the older, and slightly less famous, sister of Hilary Duff, who made it big as a star on the Disney channel. In addition to being an actress, and a singer-songwriter, Haylie Duff operates a food blog. …

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Real-Life Spider-Man Fights Crime in New York

Late last year theater troupe Improv Everywhere (the people behind the yearly “no pants subway ride“)released a series of videos based on iconic movie moments. Titled “Movies in Real Life,” the series took actors into very public places to re-create these movie moments for the enjoyment of passers-by. The series was led by a recreation of the famed Rocky II …

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Netflix Releases New Original ‘Sizzling Bacon’

Netflix is promoting a new “original” on its homepage today. It’s called Sizzling Bacon. It appears to only have a single episode so far, and it’s twenty minutes long. With a TV-G rating, it’s definitely for families (at least those who enjoy bacon). Here’s the description: The boundaries of TV and time go up in smoke with this tasteful, “Memento”-style …

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Google Maps Adds Pokemon Challenge Mini-Game

The Google Maps division over at Google today announced a new Pokemon-branded mini-game that has come to the Google Maps app. The game challenges Google Maps users to explore the world and “catch” 150 different Pokemon scattered throughout the surface of the Earth. In a post on the Google Maps blog, Google characterized master Pokemon trainers as having the same …

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Google Introduces ‘Gmail Shelfie’ For April Fools’ Day

Google has already started with this year’s April Fools’ silliness. On the Gmail blog, they announced “Gmail Shelfie,” a way to turn your Gmail background into a selfie, and share it with your friends and family. Software engineer Greg Bullock writes: You all love setting selfies as your custom theme in Gmail, but you’ve told us there’s one major problem: …

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Googlers Turn Sergey Brin’s Tesla into a Pink Batmobile for April Fools

Now this is an April Fool’s Day prank on the boss. Apparently, some Google execs decided to mess with co-founder Sergey Brin’s car earlier this week. They proceeded to transform his Tesla Model S into a pink batmobile, complete with headlight eyelashes, batwings, and a giant batman logo. Awesome. Google search quality analyst Nathan Johns posted a photo of the …

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Play-Doh Enters The World Of 3D Printing

The Play-Doh playsets of my childhood were kind of like 3D printers. You would put the Play-Doh into the machine, turn a crank, and shapes would come out. It’s this very same idea that has inspired Think Geek’s latest fake, but I wish it was real, April Fools’ product. Think Geek revealed the Play-Doh 3D printer today alongside other great …

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Forget The Galaxy S 4: Samsung’s Eco Tree Is Where The Innovation’s At

Samsung is no stranger to eco-friendly business practices. Late last year, the company announced that it was the only mobile phone manufacturer to be granted a carbon footprint certification in the UK. Now its stepping up its duty as a good corporate citizen by making a new eco-friendly product available to all. Samsung announced today its intentions to release the …

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SoundCloud Unveils the Dropometer to Ruin Every Dubstep Song You Know

In one of my favorite internet-related April Fools jokes of the day, SoundCloud has just introduced the Dropometer (trademarked, of course). The Dropometer is simple, but oh so very useful. All it does is tell you the exact point in a dubstep song at which you can expect the drop. “The drop in a track can be unpredictable and surprising. …

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Sega Brings Goat Processing To Its Stable Of Classic Titles

Sega defenders of the early 90s had one trump card in fights with Nintendorks – blast processing. The fabled technology allowed Sega Genesis games to run faster than their Super Nintendo counterparts which made games like Sonic the Hedgehog only possible on Sega’s hardware. Now the company is introducing an entirely new brand of processing to breathe new life into …

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