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April Fools' Day

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Top April Fools' Day Articles

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  • Rush Limbaugh: Nobel 'embarrassment'

     
    by Mark Silva and updated at 6:30 pm EDT Among the various reaction today to the news that President Barack Obama has won the 2009 Nobel Prize for Peace, perhaps the most stunning is radio Rush Limbaugh's suggestion that the......
  • Sarah Palin's 'Real American Stories'

     
    by Mark Silva She is one herself -- a "real American story.'' So it seems that FOX News Channel has chosen an appropriate name for the series that Palin, the onetime Republican candidate for vice president, former governor of Alaska......
  • Years after 9-11, war's kids can't bury parents' loss

    Years after 9-11, war's kids can't bury parents' loss
    Before Brandi Anderson begins her senior year at Warner Christian Academy in South Daytona this morning, she'll stuff pencils, paper, and other supplies into a blue and pink-flowered rucksack. Not that her backpack is the only baggage she carries. A...
  • No joke: Airfare by weight might just fly

    No joke: Airfare by weight might just fly
    News of Samoa Air charging passengers by the pound, rather than by the seat, came so suddenly that some people thought it was an April Fools' Day joke. Not only was the announcement no joke — the airline hadn't retracted it by press time —...
  • Blue Mountain ski free offer can result in quadriceps grief for over-70 crowd

    Blue Mountain ski free offer can result in quadriceps grief for over-70 crowd
    For those who grew up in New York's snow belt, which begins south of Buffalo and gets really nasty east of Lake Ontario, it is incomprehensible how people in the balmy climes of Pennsylvania can get upset over a dusting of 2 feet or less now and then....
  • April Fools' Day worse than pulled groin

    April Fools' Day worse than pulled groin
    Early yesterday morning, I played a pretty terrible April Fools’ Day prank on myself. Nursing a lingering groin pull, I accidentally applied Icy Hot to my nether region. Ouch. But hot-and-cold genitals were somehow less painful than the April...
  • City tax sale list is a hall of shame

    Fur coats, trips and other treats for the mayor? At least $15,348. Political poll for City Council member? $12,500. City property taxes? Priceless. Or, rather: Unpaid. The free-spending Ronald Lipscomb, the developer whose gifts to Mayor Sheila...
  • These fakes offer foolproof fun

    These fakes offer foolproof fun
    When it comes to beauty and fashion, it's all about artifice and deception. In a good way. We lengthen our lashes, paint our nails and lips, maximize our assets, and always and forever are on the lookout for clothes that hide our flaws — and make...
  • Video: UCF students share favorite April Fools' Day pranks

     
    Who enjoys April Fools' Day more than college students?...
  • April Fool's Day pranks: Ideas from 'The Office's' expert trickster, Jim Halpert

     
    Disclaimer: Tread lightly, and think about who you're pranking... if they're likely to fire you, dump you, or punch you in the face, go easy....
  • Happy April Fools' Day from around the Web

     
    For technophiles, a whoopee cushion just doesn't cut it on April 1. Here's a culled list of some of the best gags from around the Web: 1. Google launched Gmail Motion in beta Friday -- a new service untethering Gmail......
  • Central Arkansas to play on purple and gray turf

     
    Central Arkansas to play on purple and gray field Add the University of Central Arkansas to the list of schools that are making the move to colorized turf....