The science behind April Fools’ pranks

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A pink shoe is displayed with the words, "T-Mobile Sidekicks Smart Shoe Phone."

In honour of April first, the Super Awesome Science Show dedicates a podcast to the science behind April Fools — examining what makes a good prank and how to make a prank work. Tune in to the podcast, and check out a short video compilation of prank ads including a chocolate burger and a smartphone shoe (content in English only).

 

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Sonia Mendes

Sonia Mendes is the English Writer/Editor for Ingenium. She loves digging behind the scenes to tell the quirky, colourful stories of museum life and all things related to science and innovation.