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The Life of a Blue Man

Since its inception in 1987, the Blue Man Group performance art/music collective has entertained millions with its shows in New York, Las Vegas, cruise ships, and touring throughout the U.S. and Europe. Dozens have (mostly anonymously) put on head-to-toe blue makeup to perform with the group, but how did they get there?

Your April Fool’s Day Large-Scale Prank Roundup

Some people love April Fool’s Day, others hate. Who definitely loves it? Big companies and their ad geniuses. Here’s what they came up with this year.

  • Google always creates several gags. This time, they converted their Google Maps interface into a Pokemon-themed map. They further announced that Google Maps was looking to hire a “Pokemon Master” and that potential applicants were instructed to “catch” as many of the video game critters as they could by 2 p.m. on April 1.

The Wee Retreat

Because we all want a wee little place down by the sea.

Beachside property can be really expensive, which is why Nick Willan bought a fixer-upper when looking for a vacation house on the U.K.’s eastern coast. But instead of purchasing a cabin with outdated fixtures or an undeveloped plot, Willan chose an old public bathroom in the seaside town of Sheringham.