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The April Fools' Day pranks that are tricking everyone today

Alexi Velasquez

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Alexi Velasquez is an editorial intern at SheKnows, where she assists the editorial team and contributes content online. She is currently pursuing a B.A. in journalism at Hofstra University, where she writes for The Hofstra Chronicle and...

Don't be fooled by these April Fools' Day pranks spreading like wild fire on the internet

It's April Fools' Day, so be on the lookout for fake news stories! To help you out, we've compiled a list of some of the best jokes we've seen so far.

1. CERN confirms existence of the Force

Good news for Star Wars fans — the Force does exist. According to CERN theorist Ben Kenobi, the Force is what keeps the galaxy together.

2. Playdating by Hinge

With a similar concept to Tinder, Playdating by Hinge introduces the concept of swiping left and right to toddlers, making it easier than ever for kids to find a playdate.

3. Honda selfie

Holding your arm out for a selfie in a car might be too much work. Also, it's sometimes hard to fit everyone into the photo. Fortunately Honda offered a solution to this problem with the HR-V SLF selfie edition that allows you to take a selfie when the car is in park.

4. Selfie Shoes

If the HR-V SLF selfie isn't for you, then maybe this Selfie Shoe from Miz Mooz is. All you have to do is stick your phone into the tip of the shoe, kick your leg up and smile!

5. BMW motor mouth

BMW announced it will be launching mouth guards that offer the same protection as a BMW car.

6. The Selfie Awards

Don't be fooled by these April Fools' Day pranks spreading like wild fire on the internet

Image: Refinery29

Get your selfie sticks ready as Kim Kardashian West will be hosting the first ever Selfie Awards on Sunday, June 21st.

7. Pac-Man on Google Maps

Don't be fooled by these April Fools' Day pranks spreading like wild fire on the internet

Image: Google

Google Maps honors April Fools' Day by allowing users to play Pac-Man on the map.

8. Samsung Galaxy Blade Edge

Don't be fooled by these April Fools' Day pranks spreading like wild fire on the internet

Image: Samsung Tomorrow

Samsung announced it will be launching the world's first smart knife, the Samsung Galaxy Blade Edge, with the best kitchen and smartphone capabilities in one.

9. Netflix PSA

Don't be fooled by these April Fools' Day pranks spreading like wild fire on the internet

Image: Netflix

Netflix released a series of PSAs urging people to be productive instead of watching Netflix. To watch them, users can search "Binge Responsibly" on the Netflix site.

10. Glassdoor for Dating

Don't be fooled by these April Fools' Day pranks spreading like wild fire on the internet

Image: Glassdoor

With Glassdoor for Dating, you can find that special someone in a more transparent and efficient way. You can read a person's ratings by their former significant other, and how you stack up to other potential mates.

11. Tower of Pisa to be turned into a hotel

One of the most famous landmarks is now being turned into a luxury hotel. At the 3.99 Degrees hotel, guests can enjoy a variety of luxury accommodations — all at an angle.

12. Microsoft launches MS-DOS

Today Microsoft launched MS-DOS, stripping the mobile design to its most basic features.

13. PlayStation Flow

PlayStation Flow takes gaming to a deeper level by allowing users to interact with the game in the swimming pool.

14. Tumblr Executive Suite

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In an effort to improve productivity, Tumblr launched a new program called Tumblr Executive Suite. But let's face it, Tumblr is probably one of the biggest distractions of them all.

15. Scratch and sniff canvases

"Air freshener" takes on a new definition as Canvas Pop released a new line of scratch and sniff canvases that takes your favorite images and adds a customized scent. Now you can wake up and smell the coffee at all times of the day.

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