The Weekly Stripe – 01.04.21

Were you fooled?! Today was of course April Fools’ Day, a day that has been celebrated for several centuries, yet its origins still remain a mystery. This week we're diving into the world of pranks and hoaxes.

The Weekly Stripe – 01.04.21

A change in calendar or old Roman tradition? Read about some of the possible origins of April Fools’ Day. 

The Weekly Stripe – 01.04.21

Have you ever wondered where pasta comes from? Find out more in this 1957 BBC Panorama (April Fools’ Day) documentary

The Weekly Stripe – 01.04.21

Public distrust in the media and fake news – is pulling an April Fools’ joke too risky for journalists

The Weekly Stripe – 01.04.21

Why are some people more gullible than others? Read about the psychology of gullibility and our willingness to believe absurd stories. 

The Weekly Stripe – 01.04.21

Here’s a list of the top 100 best hoaxes of all time – better get planning for next year!