02 Apr '12, 8pm

April fooled? Spot the real news among made-up stories | Grist: Everyone knows we love a good April Fools' Day s...

April fooled? Spot the real news among made-up stories | Grist: Everyone knows we love a good April Fools' Day s...

April fooled? Spot the real news among made-up stories By Grist Photo by Mykl Roventine. Everyone knows we love a good April Fools’ Day story . But in the rabbit hole of daily existence, it gets harder each year to distinguish between bizarre true stories that land on April 1 and genuine leg-pulling. Below is a sampling of some of our favorite gags from this year — plus a few legit stories. See if you can find the fakers. 1. Short is the new green : Short people take up less space and consume fewer resources. Makes sense, no? 2. Coral reefs might be dying of herpes . You think sleeping around all over the Great Barrier Reef doesn’t come without consequences? 3. Philadelphia dedicates a sidewalk lane for distracted texters . This will cut down on collisions by exactly 0 percent. 4. Tweets will shrink to 133 characters . Your social life just got abridged. 5. Xcel letter thr...

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