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Here Are The Best April Fools’ Day Pranks On The Internet For 2016

It's that time again, people. Browse carefully! This post will be updated throughout the day.

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3. Lexus V-LCRO Technology

Lexus announced that it's making a Velcro chair for its cars. Passengers would have to wear a suit made of Velcro fabric, as well. You can watch the fake ad here.


5. Groovy Maps

Online. Offline. #FunkyTown is always fly. Just bring your groovy moves.

It's like Google Maps, but funkier.

6. Opentable Taste

The restaurant reservation app has a new feature that lets you select a meal you'd like to taste and then lick that photo through your phone. You can watch the fake ad here.

8. Gmail's Mic Drop (which has already been pulled down)

Apparently, earlier Friday, Gmail had a feature called "Mic Drop" that would let users eject themselves from email threads. It seems like it was being used pretty disastrously, though. A spokesperson wrote on a Google blog, "Due to a bug, the Mic Drop feature inadvertently caused more headaches than laughs. We’re truly sorry. The feature has been turned off."


10. Google Netherlands' Self-Driving Bike

We're excited to introduce the self driving bicycle. #selfdrivingbike Learn more here -

Basically, what it sounds like.


15. Imgur for Pets

Photo-sharing site Imgur has launched a pets-only section.

18. A group of web comic artists have done something amazing.

comic about splash damage

Seriously, just click here to check it out.


19. Yahoo's now-deleted "Trader Joe's to Close All Stores by 2017, Plans to Discontinue Products" article.

The post may have been pulled down from Yahoo's site, but it was first published here and you can see evidence of the damage it did on Twitter.

i want to be sad about trader joe's but that place was always weird and creepy too me. except their cookie butter.


The "Trader Joe's closing" thing made me gasp before I realized it's a prank. I hate pranks and I hate learning how dumb my priorities are.


21. Whole Foods' Main Squeeze

Whole Foods has released what appears to be a kale- and quinoa-centric dating app, but sadly, when you click on the download button, it just takes you to its main app.

22. The French police announced a sniffer cat.

#Nouveau Voici Gigi, 1er #Chat renifleur #stups de brigade féline pour inspecter des lieux jusqu'ici inaccessibles 🐱

The official Twitter account for France's Gendarmerie Nationale posted photos of Gigi, their new drug-sniffing cat.

24. EVINE's wigs for cats.

View this video on YouTube

Home shopping channel EVINE posted a video featuring wigs specially tailored for cats called Whiskers-n-Wigs.

26. Esurance election insurance.

Esurance released a video offering home election insurance for people that want to move to Canada for four years if they're not pleased with the results of the upcoming presidential election.

Every. Tasty. Video. EVER. The new Tasty app is here!