Today’s Top 10 April Fools Pranks

It’s been a day of trickery here at Concerto HQ!

We hope everyone who enquired about Eventwise’s newest team-building product, the Lionel Richie themed Clay Head Making Challenge, isn’t too disappointed! During the day a few members of our team were also caught out, as they came across these sly tricks! Here are 10 of our favourites, for your April Fools enjoyment.



EVENTWISE LAUNCHES NEW TEAM BUILDING CHALLENGE
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Hello, is it team-building you're looking for? This morning Eventwise launched its latest challenge, in celebration of Lionel's outstanding live show last night at the O2. The Clay Head Making Class gives staff a chance to recreate a timeless icon, as they compete in teams to carve a perfect likeness of Lionel.

 

TFL REVERSES THE STAND ON THE RIGHT RULE
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In a move destined to cause more people pile-ups, tuts and general commuter rage than a month of tube strikes, TfL took the controversial decision to overhaul the rules about where you should and shouldn’t stand on its escalators.

 

CERN RESEARCHERS CONFIRM EXISTENCE OF THE FORCE
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Researchers at the Large Hadron Collider just recently started testing the accelerator for running at the higher energy of 13 TeV, and already they have found new insights into the fundamental structure of the universe. Though four fundamental forces  – the strong force, the weak force, the electromagnetic force and gravity – have been well documented and confirmed in experiments over the years, CERN announced today the first unequivocal evidence for the Force. “Very impressive, this result is,” said a diminutive green spokesperson for the laboratory.

 

HUNTER LAUNCHES ORIGINAL DOG BOOT
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Hunter released the original dog boot this morning, a new style coming soon for spring/summer 2015. We’re big fans.

 

DUNKIN DONUTS PARTNERS WITH LFC
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Dunkin’ Donuts and LFC fans united this morning. The company behind the most delicious and least healthy of deep-fried baked goods became proud new partners of Liverpool Football Club.

 

YALE STUDY FINDS YOU'RE NOT AS CLEVER AS YOUR GOOGLING SUGGESTS
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Having all of human knowledge readily available on the Internet has convinced people that they know a lot more than they actually do, according to a recent Yale study.

 

'TUDOR FASHION SET FOR A COMEBACK' SAYS NEW REPORT
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Fashion designers are being forced to dig further and further back into the history books for their inspiration, and it's only a matter of time before many of history’s most infamous trends, from top hats to Elizabethean ruffs, find their way into our wardrobes, says a new report by influential New York fashion industry think tank Future Cloth.

 

AC MILAN TEAMS UP WITH… HELLO KITTY?
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Serie A giants AC Milan have announced a bizarre collaboration with Sanrio, the company that owns Hello Kitty, reported Caught Offside. The Italian side and the Japanese company are going to release an exclusive collection together in mid-April, according to the offical statement on the AC Milan website (which also features a version of the cub logo and the cat).

 

BARBICAN DELIVERS TICKETS BY DRONE
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Tired of waiting for the postman? From Thu 2 April, the Barbican announced, visitors would be able to receive tickets by drone.

 

MASHABLE INTRODUCES THE SELFIE SHOE

Because selfie sticks weren't annoying enough, here's a product with the potential to make you lose all hope in your fellow humans. In a completely serious campaign that's definitely not in anyway related to April Fools' Day, Miz Mooz has unveiled its latest shoe innovation: selfie shoes. With smartphone docking ports on both feet, the selfie shoes offer a glimpse of a terrifying dystopian future that we hope never actually comes to pass.