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It’s April Fools’ Day and the Internet did not disappoint

It’s April Fools’ Day and the Internet did not disappoint

GOOGLE THINKS OF EVERYTHING: Because why should your resumé not have a Doge theme? Photo: YouTube

It’s April Fools’ Day and the Internet is on fire with pranks.

If your spirit animal is a Shiba-Inu

Looking for a way to make your resumé stand out? How about Doge-ifying it? Google Auto-Awesome will transform your CV to a one-of-a-kind piece of, well, awesome.

David Hasselhoff can photobomb you 

Google takes its Auto-Awesome feature to new heights with the addition of Hoffsome – allowing you to add a “crime-fighting rockstar lifeguard” to all your vacation photos.

Coolest. College. Ever. 

The Missouri University of Science and Technology is just the best. Hopefully we can get a scholarship.

We can only imagine the heartburn

Obama launches a presidential council on all things facial hair

The Obama administration got in on the April Fools’ Day fun by announcing the creation of the Presidential Council on Beards. The council boasts an impressive list of volunteer members, including Boston Red Sox player Mike Napoli and First Dog, Bo Obama aka “The Mutt-on Chop.”

Hate reading? 

Google has taken care of that too, with its new effort to Emojify the Internet. This is a new alphabet based almost entirely on emoticons and its sure to revolutionize the way we communicate.

Personalize your plane ride

Google, and its recently-acquired home device company Nest, have teamed up Virgin America to allow passengers to customize their climate from a range of options including “Cancun afternoon” and “Chicago Polar Vortex.”

Airbnb allows you to ‘work from anywhere’

Get to the heart of cubicle Hell with desk-rental specials from vacation website Airbnb.

KFC wants you to have a ‘mighty mouth’

The fried chicken chain reportedly has made a sandwich so big and tasty that its only option is to ask customers to expand their mouths with the help of an Australian dental device.

Domino’s offers edible pizza boxes

As if its original product – pizza – weren’t bad enough, Domino’s claims it is giving customers  a box that tastes like cardboard too.

Cat keyboard

Ever wonder what Mittens is trying to tell you? Good thing Google is launching a fake virtual keyboard for cats.  The keyboard includes something “mouse mode” and cat translation technology (currently in beta form).

Internet rejoice: Linkedin offers CYMK

Google’s cat keyboard will likely come in handy for the new Linkedin feature that link you to all the feline friends in your life. The Cats You May Know feature “recommends new potential cat contacts” because, hey, who doesn’t need a few more furry friends?

Southwest Airlines really does fly anywhere

To the moon and back! (Oh, and Mars too)

Put your Pokémon skills to good use

If you thought combining your love of Pokémon with your ability to find gainful employment with a tech giant was a far-away dream, today is your lucky day.

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