And neither should you.
Just kidding. Here’s what went down since you logged off.
In case you haven’t been the victim of a playful (or not so-playful) prank yet, watch out – it’s April Fools. The New Scientist Technology Blog has a fantastic roundup of fun online pranks pulled by Google, NASA and others – plus some recommendations for those of you looking to make the day memorable.
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Some things never change – archaeologists have uncovered the oldest gold artifact in the Americas – and they believe it was created as a status symbol. The 4,000-year-old beaded necklace is about 500 years older than any previously discovered.
Texas Tea may soon be of the green variety – algae, that is. Some types are 50% oil, which is suitable for biodeisel fuels. With oil at $100/barrel, pond scum is looking good.
Happy April Fool’s!