Posts Tagged ‘April Fools’ Day’

Research Shows Water Is More Important Than Food

April 1, 2022 — New research today tells us that water is more important than food for good health. Scientists from the Westphal Academy for Systematic Study of Exogenous Rehydration (WASSER) hailed it as a “landmark.” The study was a three-arm, randomized crossover study. It appears today in the American Journal of Food Policy. In a random order, 100 […]

Canceling the Cancellation of April Fools’ Day

April 1, 2021 — Let’s face it. We’ve had a year of suffering fools. So we’re taking a stand to favor the return of April Fools’ Day from its cancellation in pandemic times. If we can’t laugh at absurdity, or find a way to smile despite angst and suffering, then the future is bleak. Last year, April Fools’ pranks […]

Humor Banned to Fight COVID-19 Misinformation

April 1, 2020 — Budding pranksters, you’re on notice. Humor is verboten today. The world is on lockdown, fighting a global pandemic. Late night comedies are off the air. Nothing is funny. You, over there, wipe that smirk off your face. In Thailand, an April Fool’s joke could get you five years in jail. “Don’t lie,” wrote The Nation […]

A Lean New Deal to Reverse the Obesity Syndemic

April 1, 2019 — A broad coalition of health, nutrition, environmental, and animal rights activists are creating quite a stir today with an ambitious new policy proposal. The Lean New Deal aims to stop the obesity syndemic in its tracks. At the same time, it will erase the problem of climate change if fully implemented. This is the product […]