If you want to kill some time today, TechCrunch has a list of this year’s April Fools jokes. You’ll be able to quickly discover why Google’s main search page has been renamed “Topeka,” or go try out YouTube’s “TEXTp” mode, or go buy some unicorn meat at Thinkgeek, or about fifty more.

Maybe I’ve been following these for too many years – most of them are a bit of a yawn. Google has added one quiet little touch that I like – it’s reporting the time that it takes to run a search today in odd pseudo-scientific terms (“jiffies” or “epochs”) instead of seconds. Nice!


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