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April Fools: Move for Gmail, 2D-ify Your Movies, and Wear the Wii on Your Head

It's that time of the year once again: when pranksters run loose and no one can be trusted. It's April Fool's day and it's a day when even outrageous ruckus is accepted in the office. The world wide web is no exception to the fooleries of the day--in fact, it's one of the places where the pranks get as crazy as they can be. Howeverm the people behind some of the most outrageous pranks are coming clean as the day winds down so I've compiled a list of the best jokes that I found.

No More Chewing the Edge Off Your Pen; Now You Can Eat It!

Were you one of those people who would chew at the ends of their pens or on the caps whenever they were answering a test or having a hard time going through the questionnaire? Well, I was. So when I happened to stumble upon this edible pen by Dave Hakkens, I thought that this could be the perfect solution for all of us pen-chewers in the world.

Woozie Keeps Your Drink Chilly And Your Fingertips Warm

Oh those icy cold drinks; they are so refreshing on hot summer days aren’t they?  Too bad they don’t stay that way for long.  Woozies are brightly colored neoprene wine glass insulators.  Now you can take your time enjoying a chilly beverage instead of having to slam it back before it heats up.

Hopscotch Floor Decals Bring Outdoor Fun Indoors

I tell you, if I had had the chance to play hopscotch indoors at home when I was a kid I would have been thrilled!  For today’s kids this is entirely possible.  Hopscotch Floor Decals are easily installed on most types of flooring and can be removed with any damage to the floor.

Social Media Booty Calls By Virtual Cloud Girlfriends

In 'Lars and the Real Girl' - as delusional as the lead character was in the movie, at least he had something "real" to hold onto. With the beta launch of a site called "Cloud Girlfriend," the goal is to offer virtual love affairs to male users in the form of what they might conjuring up as perfect mates. Giving a whole new meaning to the sexual innuendo "faking it," this new Internet startup wants to help guys move their status from "single" to "in a relationship" on Facebook.

Minecraft Refrigerator Tile Set Keeps You Entertained While Feeding Your Weak, Non-Blocky Body

Minecraft. If you haven't heard about it, you should check out this blocky, dig-for-your-life PC game that will consume hours of your day and night and lead you to build maniacally large structures for no good reason. Then, when you're done, buy some of these Minecraft fridge magnets.

Clouded Thinking? - Qatar's World Cup Soccer Stadia To Have Artificial Clouds

The Mechanical and Industrial Engineering department at Qatar University have worked out how to keep their stadia cool for the World Cup: build a cloud.

Auqaglide Revolution Brings Playground Fun To The Water

The teeter totter was always my favorite piece of playground equipment.  If you share this love of teeter totters and enjoy water sports then you will probably be impressed by the Auqaglide Revolution.  This 10 person water teeter totter provides outdoor excitement for adults and kids alike.

Construction Quilt Sparks Creativity In Kids And Adults

Kids think forts are great.   Up until now the building blocks of most forts have been sofa cushions, blankets and cardboard boxes.  The Construction Quilt could offer a new element to the mix.  It could also be used by adults as a funky design piece in their home.

Painting For Pets (Arrgh): Pup-Casso™ & Kitty-Casso™

Have you ever dreamed of your pet becoming the next Pup-Casso or Kitty-Casso?  Me either.  But if your imagination can muster up the vision of your pets walking on plastic wrap-covered paint globs, then these  Art-Casso kits are all you need.

Meet Tocky, the Alarm Clock that Rolls Away From You

Remember Clocky, the alarm clock that made waves because it came with wheels and could run away from the disgruntled person being woken up once its alarm started ringing? Well, the people behind Clocky, Nanda Home, have come up with a successor to the adorably designed alarm clocks in the form of Tocky, which will jump on your bed and roll around until you wake up in order to shut it up.

Egg Waffle Pan Creates Bubble Wrap Looking Waffles

Waffles are great aren’t they?  They are like pancakes, but better.  In Hong Kong they have taken things one step further with “egg waffles”.  These unique waffle creations have a bubble wrap type texture and just look like so much fun to eat.  The waffle pans to create them are now available here in North America.

How To Turn Your iPod into a Game Boy–On the Outside!

Remember the days when the Game Boy was the hottest gaming console on the planet and people just wouldn't stop buzzing about every new version that was going to be released when it would be announced? It sold over 118 million units worldwide during its run so you could say that it was one helluva popular handheld gaming console during its prime. Now iPWN! honors the iconic handheld by letting you turn your iPhone or iPod Touch into a Game Boy–at least on the outside, that is. 

Are You A Moron? Prove That You Aren't in The Moron Test iPod App!

Are you a moron? Truth be told, I'm sure nobody would ever want to be stuck with that kind of label because it just ain't good. However, it can actually be fun-- not to be a moron but to prove that you aren't one by taking the Moron Test on your iPhone or iPod Touch, that is.


IQ Alarm Clock: Firing Up Your Brain to Life Every Morning

So what do you do when you need to wake yourself up before you can get to your morning cup of coffee? Get the IQ Alarm Clock, that's what! It will wake you up with an alarm that will only stop ringing once you get the IQ question displayed on the screen right.

Send Peasants Soaring With the Catapult Madness iPod Game

What do you do when your kingdom is under siege by bloodthirsty trolls who want to take the princess away? Why, catapult peasants through the sky and send them hurtling off toward the trolls outside the palace, of course! Send peasant men and women and eventually the king soaring through the air in a kingdom's attempt to win the battle against the trolls in the Catapult Madness video game for the iPhone and iPod Touch.

Dine Ink Cutlery: The Perfect Gift For The Workaholic

Do you regularly chew on the end of your pen?  Instead of trying to break the habit why not just go with it?  Dine Ink Pen Cap Cutlery from Fred and Friends is a set of eating utensils that attach to the ends of ordinary pens.

Mighty Beanz: No Good With Molasses But Great With Friends

A great many parents are looking for toys for their young'ins that not only limit the violence factor but increase the fun - and Mighty Beanz may just be the jiggling, nearly indestructible answer.

Social Media App That Responds To LICKS vs LIKES

While Facebook's Open Graph has changed the way we navigate the Web with their LIKE buttons populating faster that rabbits on a hot summer day, the Socialcam app had a different take as to how they could mix things up with the power of social media. When they launched a contest challenge at SXSWi this past week, hundreds of  participants responded - but only one was able to get the job done lickety-split!

On The Lighter Side: 6 Clever New Gift Ideas From Atypyk

Today I found that when things look the most glum, there's a space within us that makes room for just a bit of levity.  For me, I found it in one of the design spots I depend on for just such levity - Atypyk.  These six new items from the fun pair of French creators are just enough to make you smile just when you or someone special needs it.