This year’s April fool offerings had a particular technological flavour:

The Poke provides a summary of the best hoaxes in 2012 and 2011:

April Fool Awards 2012 – The Poke

April Fool Awards 2011 – The Poke

… and stories that could have been pranks but were not:




… and classic April fools

Flying Penguins

1957 Spaghetti Harvest

The fictional Island of San Serriffe

… and the Top 100 April Fools of all time according to the Museum of Hoaxes