Morning Cup of Links: Did You Get Fooled?

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The 10 Best April Fool Pranks From Around The Web. Just in case you didn't surf every website on the internet yesterday.
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Both William Shatner and George Takei announced their upcoming roles in the next Star Wars movie. As good as Takei looks with a lightsaber, fans of each were bitterly disappointed to learn those were April Fools.
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Watch Doctor Who as an animated webseries! The first two episodes of the stop-motion Doctor Puppet show are now online.
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The 12 Network Television Series Most Likely To Be Canceled This Month. We could advise you to watch them while you can, but with such precarious futures, they probably aren't that good.
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Linking teachers' pay to student test scores led to schools using too much time teaching students how to pass tests. Is it any wonder it also led to teachers and administrators trying to rig the scores?
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10 Classic Movies in 10 Minutes. For the busy person on the go who never got around to seeing the entire films.
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SuitSat-1: The Garbage Satellite. Who knew launching a communications satellite was as easy as throwing rubbish out the door?
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The curators of George Washington's estate at Mount Vernon periodically sell whiskey made from the first president's recipe. Whether you'd want to drink it is your own decision, because in its day, Washington's whiskey wasn't regarded as the greatest, or even average.
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What caused Kevin Ware's horrific leg injury? Outside of war and auto accidents, it takes a special combination of forces and bad luck to produce a compound fracture.

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February 4, 2013 - 6:19pm
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