2014 – The Best April Fools’ Pranks

Revised editions of classic books add exclamation points to famous lines. (Penguin Books UK)

New high-end beer contains helium. (Samuel Adams)

Taco-flavored rum made with cheddar, jack and Chihuahua cheeses, green chilies, beef, and tomatoes. (Captain Morgan)

T-shirts for cats, designed to be a “post-ironic statement on the human condition.” (Betabrand and Cheezburger)

A telehealth service launches “Puppy Chat” to connect patients with puppies. (American Well)

A consulting firm debuts a wristband called “Bill-IT”, which reminds lawyers to track billable hours by shocking them and does not let them leave the building until they are caught up. (Janders Dean)

An app can show you the value of your salary in Bitcoins. (Glassdoor)

LeBron James records an album. (@KingJames)

Brands can now buy rain and inject the smells of new cars and fast food into water molecules to create ads with “no carbon footprint.” (Publicis Seattle)

The President unveils an underwear line with a new twist on his campaign motto: “Change (Your Underwear).” (MeUndies)

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The United States Postal Service’s latest news release “Misprinted Stamps Escape Postal Vault” details a new edition of the Inverted Jenny stamp. (USPS)

Because it reads Americans’ browser history so closely, the NSA’s PRISM program enters the online shopping market, shipping “products to consumers before they even realize they need them.” (CafePress)

The watch that shows how many calories you burn while twerking. (Basis)

The Kale Cream Pie milkshake. (Sonic)

*NSYNC gets back together, plans reunion world tour and new music. (Ryan Seacrest)

A new section of a travel deals website for comparing bathroom stalls designed for people on the go who have to…go. (KAYAK)

A home remodeling site with a 3D printing option that allows customers to 3D-print any piece right from home. (Houzz)

A service that allows you to purchase cars previously owned by celebrities. (Carvana)

The Republican National Committee announces it is changing the party color to blue, so that Democrats can be represented by the color red and be “the party of red tape, red lines, and red ink.” (GOP.com)

Cheetos launches Cheeteau by Chester, Cheetos-scented perfume. (Cheetos)

A study that says left-handed people are better drivers than those who are right-handed. (TheZebra.com)

Bravo announces an all-stars edition of The Real Housewives franchise.(BravoWatch)

A $25-million-dollar crowd-funding campaign to develop Silicon Island 65 miles off the coast of California, a co-working space for entrepreneurs where the only currency accepted is Bitcoin and drones do periodic food drops. (Crowdtilt)

Redbox’s “MoodMatch” DVD rental machines can now read and recommend movies based on customers’ moods. (Redbox)

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A website where parents can donate their kids and are rewarded with a free vacation. (Kids4Kars).

An online photo editor has rebranded itself as an artisanal, 100% organic service, hand-crafting photos with love and care, even carving tweets and Facebook posts into stone tablets. (PicMonkey)

Touch-sensitive pads that can be built into your keyboard so that they read your mind and translate your thoughts into artworks. (deviantART)

The Google Glass version of a dating website that evaluates people as they walk by based on what your friends have told you about them. (Coffee Meets Bagel)

via: time