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April Fools' Day

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Top April Fools' Day Articles

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  • Counter Intelligence: A marijuana-infused meal? Well ...

    Counter Intelligence: A marijuana-infused meal? Well ...
    When Nguyen Tran emailed to tell me about an extravaganza he was setting up at an acquaintance's house, a special herb dinner in which each of the many courses would involve fresh marijuana, I did not necessarily beg to be included in the feast. The first...
  • Galaxy goalkeeper coach Matt Reis passes his wisdom along

    Galaxy goalkeeper coach Matt Reis passes his wisdom along
    Over 16 seasons and the 315 games he played in Major League Soccer, Matt Reis' objective was always the same. Block the shot, protect his goal. A four-time All-Star with the New England Revolution, Reis set every goalkeeping record in the club's history...
  • Looking for chocolate-flavored toothpaste? Crest has you covered

    Looking for chocolate-flavored toothpaste? Crest has you covered
    It's late January, so unless there's a version of April Fools' Day this month, Crest isn't kidding when it said Tuesday it has introduced a line of toothpaste with flavors that include chocolate and vanilla.  A team of Procter & Gamble in-house...
  • Carolyn Cassady dies at 90; wife of Beat legend Neal Cassady

    Carolyn Cassady dies at 90; wife of Beat legend Neal Cassady
    If proof was needed that opposites attract, the loves of Carolyn Cassady's life would more than make the case. The daughter of a biochemistry professor and an English teacher with strict, Victorian values, she grew up in the 1940s envisioning a...
  • Letters: All-Star game is a giant bore

    Letters: All-Star game is a giant bore
    With barely any competition and TV ratings almost matching last year's historic lows, Bruce Bochy and Major League Baseball reaped what they sowed. In a low-scoring and boring contest, who wouldn't have wanted to see a Mariano Rivera vs. Yasiel Puig...
  • The one bit of info Google withholds: How it works

    Google Inc. evolved from a tiny start-up to the shining star of American enterprise in less than a decade by bringing knowledge to billions of people. There's still one thing almost no one knows: How Google works. "It's somewhat of a paradox," said...
  • NYU accepts grad students by mistake

    New York University officials weren't laughing when hundreds of people mistakenly received word that they'd been accepted to grad school on April Fools' Day. NYU says it sent out acceptance e-mails April 1 to 489 applicants to the Robert F. Wagner...
  • 'The Year of the Flood' by Margaret Atwood

    'The Year of the Flood' by Margaret Atwood
    The Year of the Flood A Novel Margaret Atwood Nan A. Talese/Doubleday: 434 pp., $26.95 Lady Oracle has been quiet the last six years. Yes, there have been half a dozen books, an opera even. But no novels, and it is in her novels that Margaret Atwood...
  • Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet combines open air with utility

    Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet combines open air with utility
    Convertibles aren't known for their utility. Cars that can be driven as open-air vehicles or hermetically sealed at the push of a button don't top the shopping lists of many moms who've got groceries to haul and kids to shuttle to skateboard lessons. A...
  • Crystal Bridges Museum the victim of apparent Wal-Mart email hoax

    Crystal Bridges Museum the victim of apparent Wal-Mart email hoax
    April Fool's Day is four months away, but someone has clearly gotten an early start. The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Ark., is the victim of an apparent email hoax linking founder and Wal-Mart heiress Alice Walton with workers...