Tag archives for April Fools’ Day
Happy April Fools’ Day! Well … not quite yet. This Sunday is the first day of April, which traditionally is the day when people play pranks on each other. No one is exactly sure how April 1 became the day to play tricks on people. One theory says that when the calendar year was changed so the year began at the beginning of January instead of April, those who were slow to start using the new calendar were called “April fools.”
Are you planning to pull a prank this year? What was your best prank ever? Leave a comment and tell us!
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Researchers at the University of Monongahela have developed scratch and sniff photo technology for the Internet and mobile devices like cell phones. We have added a couple of photos today for you to get a whiff of this cool new discovery. Give the photos below a little rub and sniff the photos on the screen. Can you smell the fragrant flower?
Or the delicious cheese and sauce of this tasty pizza?
How does this work? Keep reading to find out!
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Scientists in Australia have found an unbelievable dolphin species! Arcus pluvius, otherwise known as the Rainbow Dolphin, is a beautiful purple hue with multi-colored spots. The dolphin is quite rare, but National Geographic Kids has an exclusive photo of the colorful creature.