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Not April Fools, Just Fools

On this April Fools day, perhaps truth really is stranger than fiction:

  • The official website for Wordpress, a popular open-source blogging software package, was also hosting over a hundred thousand "junk" articles on their website. These articles are designed specifically to game the Google Adwords program, and bring money in for the developers.
    Wordpress Website's Search Engine Spam [Waxy.org]

  • Why shouldn't you be soliciting strangers on the internet to write your college papers? Aside from the fact that they might slip the words, "I made a doody," into the paper, you could getting real (in)famous. [A Week of Kindness]

  • Probably the first and last time you'll see an AP story with the line, "The hunt is on for a turd burglar."
    Thief Steals Poop From Woman Walking Dog [AP]
To be continued...


Comments (1)

Sorry Kevin, <a href="http:... (Below threshold)
Marc:

Sorry Kevin, this story beats your selections in the truth stranger than fiction dept.

Disclaimer: Not responsibile for any resultant damages to computer hardware as a result of anyone replicating this "Enney, menney, minney, moe" game.




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