Posts tagged "april fools"

Not An April Fools’ Prank: You Can Play Pac-Man In Google Maps

April Fools’ Day pranks are the absolute worst, and the eighth circle of hell is tech companies that make ostensibly clever ones of their own. But instead of their usual Gmail prank, this year Google is offering one of its best Easter eggs instead: Pac-Man.

All you have to do is fire u…

By: Beejoli Shah / March 31, 2015

Lindsay Lohan Freaks Out The World By Announcing She’s Pregnant

Yesterday, Lindsay Lohan tweeted out “It’s official. Pregnant” in what was intended to be an April Fools’ Day joke. The only problem? This being Lindsay Lohan, she tweeted it at 12:35 am, a full five minutes after the day was over, prompting concerned fans and media from around the world to collectively gasp in horror. The British…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 2, 2013

Check This Out: Bacon-Flavored Baby Formula

It’s not a secret that the pork lovers over at J&D’s adore their bacon so much they’ll go to extreme lengths to spread the love. They’ve made Bacon Salt, Baconnaise, Bacon Lip Balm and even Bacon Lube (um, yeah), so it was entirely plausible that their latest launch, Bacon Baby Formula, was as real a…

By: Erin Flaherty / April 2, 2010

Sure Fooled Us: Gaga And McQueen Collab Bogus News

Lady Gaga kind of has an unfair advantage when it comes to making headlines—girl is so crazy that even the most whack claims are plausible. “Gaga Marries Siberian Goldfish”? Sure. “Lady Gaga Claims She Was Raised On Alien Colony”? We could see that. So when we saw the following news item this morning—”Lady Gaga To…

By: Leonora Epstein / April 1, 2010