Our 10 favorite April Fools' Day pranks

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Published April 1, 2010 11:01AM (EDT)

Beloved by sadists, bemoaned by the gullible, April Fools' Day is, at the very least, a great excuse for creativity. The Web has been a serious boon for the pranksters among us, offering the ability to mess with the heads of millions with only a few keystrokes. But a good prank requires more than a fake Twitter account. Here, we take a look at 10 of our favorites.

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By Jed Lipinski

Jed Lipinski is an editorial fellow at Salon.

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