Tag Archives: April Fools Day

Help for Crowdfunding Addicts

Help for Crowdfunding Addicts

Do you spend money on things and then forget that you’ve purchased them until they arrive on your doorstep? Do you frequently pester your family, friends, and even total strangers to patronize the arts? Does your heart beat a little faster at the mention of unfinished prototypes?

If you answered “yes” to these questions, you may be suffering from turbafiscitis. Fortunately, there’s a solution! Read More

Easter Bunny Science: Studies Show How Kids Sort Fantasy From Reality

Easter Bunny Science: Studies Show How Kids Sort Fantasy From Reality

Contrary to popular misconception, kids start as skeptics, then parents and culture trick kids into belief, and then canny kids find disbelief. But what of the kids who continue to believe in dragons into the middle grades? Are these fantasy kids slow? Are they dumb? Studies suggest the opposite: it takes a nimble mind to buffer belief from the whisperings of reality and the evidence of doubters. Read More

The iCade Makes Retro Gaming Portable

ThinkGeek is well-known for their awesome but often unfeasible or ridiculous April Fool’s Day ad products. They have gotten so much positive feedback on some of them, however, that a few of them are actually in production for real. Case in point, the Tauntaun Sleeping Bag, My First Bacon, and Canned Unicorn Meat. Significantly cheaper… Read More