This isn’t a survival kit, and the best I can say about today is: don’t believe in anything. But wait: before you start doing that, read this post please. I selected some real articles, from real sites about April Fools’ Day. You can trust me and follow the links to the articles, or you can choose not trust me and follow them even so. I promise you will have fun whatever your choice is.
– From the Museum of Hoaxes: Top 100 April Fool’s Day Hoaxes Of All Time. The number one is The Swiss Spaghetti Harvest, about the episode of the BBC TV programme Panorama which explained how Spaghetti grows. Enjoy and read also The Origin of April Fool’s Day and Top 10 Worst April Fool’s Day Hoaxes Ever.
– The YouTube addicts can enjoy the selection at Esquire.com with April Fools! videos: The five best pranks ever filmed and posted to YouTube, selected by Daniel Murphy.
– Wired made a nice article with tips to fool your fellows: April Fool’s Pranks For Nerds. The classic screen saver of the blue screen of death is one of their suggestions.
And just to be sure that you won’t be fooled, read the Slate article The April Fools’ Day defense kit by Jack Shafer. It has few, but interesting tips about April Fool’s day techniques used by the media.
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