Our Favorite April Fool's Pranks Of 2013

Mark-Potts by Mark-Potts on Apr. 02, 2013

It seems that each year brings more companies participating in April Fool's Day pranks. Google was, and still is, the winner with all their pranks from Gmail Blue to Google Nose. But Google wins every year, so let's ignore them and look at some pranks pulled by companies that don't control the internet.

Samsung Eco Trees

Samsung announced a new product that will help clean air of pollutants and create clean air on its own. They also help prevent soil erosion and come in different sizes. And, like most Samsung products, they'll be housed in cheap looking and feeling plastic.

 

Sony Announces The M3-OW KittyCans, Headphones For Cats

These headphones feature "ActiveLight technology makes the headphones appear on even when they're not, so cats can pretend to be listening to music when they just don't want to respond to calls." While not a real product, I can't help but think there are people out there ready to fork over the money.

 

Peter Dinklage Replaced For Game Of Thrones Season 4

DON'T FUCK WITH THRONES, HBO. THIS WASN'T FUNNY. THIS WAS THE WORST NEWS EVER. ASSHOLES.

 

Virgin Launches Glass-Bottomed Airplanes

Because nothing makes me less afraid to fly than being able to have a better view of how far I am from the ground.

 

Shower Patch 2-in-1 Body Wash

We can shower with AND eat it? Sign me up!

 

Netflix Launches Super-Specific Categories

I want these on Netflix everyday for the rest of time.

 

George Takei Announces He Plays A Jedi In The New Star Wars

This was actually one of the few fakes that bummed me out because George Takei is awesome and I bet would make an awesome Jedi. And no matter what you believe, we can all agree that he'd be better than the puppet Yoda from The Phantom Menace.

 

White Stripes To Reunite With Tilda Swinton As Drummer

Honestly, that band can't get weirder. I just hope she plays in the box.

 

Vowels On Twitter Now Cost $5 A Month

Twitter said this change is great for two reasons. First, it increases its revenue and second, if you don't pay, you now get more characters to write. But don't worry, some of you Break commenters. President Obama can still use vowels. We all can!

 

What were some of your favorites you saw? Let us know in the comments!

- Mark (fllw Mrk n twttr)