April Fool's Day falling on a Sunday this year, it seems that nobody was safe...
best one we have so far seen:
radio station in Scotland - Real Radio - tried to convince its listeners that
it was Monday and that they had slept through Sunday.
Independent newspaper announced that there was a craze for growing your own winter
heather, from which Viagra could be extracted.
Zealand: Christ Church cathedral is to be pulled down due to structural damage.
The site has been bought by a Russian businessman.
added a whole new section to it's home page with the following offerings:
o Flying Carpets
o A Clue
o Your Face on
o Dream Date
o Electoral Votes
o Ocean Front Property
o A Vowel
o Evaporated Water
launched Gmail Paper, which promised to search and archive all GMail messages
on paper. (Google admitted that this was an April Fool's Day joke on the Gmail
Paper Program Policies page.) Google TiSP (beta), is to provide a fiber-optic
broadband service through sewerage pipes. Google calendar had an additional day
(GooDay, or G'Day in Australia) between Saturday and Sunday.
placed an advertisement in three UK Sunday newspapers, advertising a new text
display function in their cars. The claim was that a driver could display messages
on the windscreen, reversed so that it could be read by the driver in front...
got in on the fun by showing pictures of the first ever in-space Quidditch match.
Magazine published a top ten revolutionary technologies which included
a helmet for using the Wii, and a Wi-Fi toothbrush.
announced that it is to buy searchwithkevin.com. The site will be renamed Ask
Kevin. Kevin Federline will be the new CEO.
BBC website announced "New Sniff-Screen Technology" in their promotions