driverman writes: "Slashdot probably has the highest pranks per pixel (ppp) ratio of any news-related website out there. Many users have counted at least five unique april fools pranks on the main index of the site, and not all of them are limited to stories. One of the pranks is masquerading as a feature, and two (1, 2) of the pranks can be attributed to Google. No Microsoft pranks have been sighted as of yet (Vista doesn't count as an early one, either)."
poopreport writes: "Eighteen-and-a-half minutes of Nixon's Watergate tapes were excised not for reasons of conspiracy or national security, but rather to avoid an embarrassing revelation of the 37th president's penchant for toilet humor. From the transcript: "You know, when I shook that bastard Mao's hand back in '72 I swore he pinched one off on me. Smelled of rice and cabbage.""
Antony-Kyre writes: In an attempt to stop the annoyance of fake news articles being spread around on April Fool's Day, Congress has passed a law eliminating April 1st, and adding an extra day to February. February shall be 29 days long, except in leap year, which shall have 30 days.