Every year, the internet comes alive with April Fools’ day gags, jokes, and pranks. We’re collecting a list of the best of the April Fools’ Day’s 2018 web pranks.
Also, be sure to check out these funny April Fools’ Day gaming pranks from around the industry, as well as these samples from IGN’s long history of April Fools’ Day pranks.
At midnight on April 1 on Adult Swim, viewers were greeted with the very first episode of FLCL: Alternative which was initially scheduled to debut in September of this year!
Find Waldo and his friends in scenic pictures from around the world on Google Maps.
EditGoogle Australia Rebrands as Just Googz
Those Aussies and their weird slang!
Warby Parker and Arby’s have teamed up to make WArby’s apparel which includes a very fashionable onion ring monacle.
EditAndroid 17 Takes Over
The Dragon Ball website has taken on a very suspicious transformation.
Cut the BS out of video conference calls in the work place! Business speak, that is.
You’ll never have to look up from your cell phone while walking again! Honda Sixth Sense alerts you on your phone whenever people or things are in your proximity.
23 and Me have partnered with Lexus to bring you Genetic Select! Jump into the car of your genes.
Tired of fogging up your glasses whenever you eat a nice hot bowl of Ramen? Zenni Optical and Nissin Cup Noodles have teamed up to make Ramen Optical glasses equipped with a mini fan and detachable fork perfect for slurping down those delicious soupy noodles.
iSeeCars is providing another way to boost your search engine ranking this April Fool’s Day with Google Shrine! Additional page crawls not included.
T-Mobile releases the world’s first Smartshoephone cleverly named after the classic Sidekick. No, really. You can order a pair.
Burger King showcases a desert style whopper featuring a chocolate cake bun, flamed-grilled chocolate patty, raspberry syrup, white chocolate rings, candied blood oranges, milk chocolate leaves, all topped with rich vanilla frosting.
Greasing up the remote with your Dorito fingers while surfing for a movie to watch is a thing of the past. Roku debuts their very own Happy Streaming Socks with motion sensors along the bottoms so you can browse their stream selection without touching your remote.
Did you know there’s a study that suggests consuming alcohol can improve your foreign language skills? Well, Duolingo debuted a line of craft beers called Brewolingo that are designed to help you do just that.
Study while you sleep! All you have to do is place a textbook under your Chegg Osmosis Pillow and all the information from it will just seep right in.
Small, adorable, and filled with good intentions, Howie the Smart Storage Smart Bot isn’t exactly the greatest but at least the job gets done!
In celebration of Spielberg’s Ready Player One, burger joint Carl’s Jr. mentioned on Twitter that they would change the name of their charbroiled sliders to SpielBurgers.
The future of home decor has arrived with digitally-controlled Scentisible Wallpaper! Just download Wayfair’s app and change the look (and smell) of your wallpaper with one touch!
Scare off package thieves for good with Man Crates’ free Porch Piracy Protection program. Options range from swarms of angry bees and giant mouse traps to creepy clowns and angry baboon, all of which guarantees that your packages will be there when you get home.
In the spirit of April Fools, here are some nerdy gag gifts from ThinkGeek!
Embrace your inner Klingon with oversized Star Trek plqaD fridge magnets. Perfect for the fridge or relaying threatening messages on the hull of your battlecruiser.
EditD&D’s 4d6andMe Stat Discovery Kit
Spit on a stick, mail it in, and in 6-8 weeks find out what you’re character stats are with the 4d6andMe Stat Discovery Kit.
- LFG Tool that compares the relationship between other registered players for up to 5 matches at a time.
- Additional stats such as Race and Alignment available for a small fee.
Become one with the Xenomorphs… Whoops, we mean fish with this super cool Alien Facehugger Snorkel Mask. Perfect for snorkeling or a casual dip in the pool and obviously not a tool for exterminating mankind. Obviously.
Remember that iconic moment in Jurassic World when the glass of rippling water foreshadowed the impending T-Rex attack? Relive that experience with the Jurassic World Dinosaur Detection System! Dinosaur not included.
Try a new twist to an old classic by taking part in an old fashion round of fisticuffs featuring Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla with these Rock ’em Shock ’em Robots.
If you’re looking for a low maintenance pet or an easy way to confuse your coworkers and friends, this Bluetooth Pet Rock might be for you.
- Wirelessly connects with your phone.
- Sports an intriguing Bluetooth connection indicator light.
- Does absolutely nothing while still putting a smile on everyone’s face!
Transform your backyard into the Fortnite Battle Royale map with your cell phone and the ThinkGeek Fortnite R/C Battle Bus.
Turn a regular day at the office into a MMORPG with ThinkGeek’s Quest Management Kit.
- Turn tasks into quests and reward workers with XP when tasks are complete.
- Exchange XP for rewards. Gamify the work experience!
- Comes with nifty exclamation point status hat, 4 quests pads, and a game board.
- Perfect for entitled millennials.
EditRick and Morty Screaming Sun Alarm Clock
Tired of setting a shameful amount of alarms for every morning only to still get up late for work everyday? Rick & Morty’s Screaming Sun Alarm Clock goes off once and doesn’t stop screaming for 42 consecutive hours. If that doesn’t get you up in the morning, nothing will!
Make sure to check out our 2018 Best April Fools Day Game Pranks!