April Fools' Dayis celebrated in different countries on April 1 every year. Sometimes referred to asAll Fools' Day, April 1 is not a national holiday, but is widely recognized and celebrated as a day when many people play all kinds of jokesand foolishness. The day is marked by the commission of good-humoured or otherwise funny jokes, hoaxes, and other practical jokes of varying sophistication on friends, family members, teachers, neighbors, work associates, etc.
Traditionally, in some countries such as Canada, New Zealand, the UK, Australia, Cyprus, and South Africa, the jokes only last until noon, and someone who plays a trick after noon is called an "April Fool" and taunted "April Fool's Day's past and gone, You're the fool for making one."Elsewhere, such as in France, Italy, South Korea, Japan, Russia, The Netherlands, Germany, Brazil, Ireland, and the U.S., the jokes last all day. In France and Italychildren (and adults, when appropriate) traditionally tack paper fish on each other's back as a trick and shout "april fish!" in their local language ("poisson d'avril!" and "pesce d'aprile!" in French and Italian respectively).
So Malaysia is making headlines again, and as usual, it's for all the wrong reasons. The latest big hoopla has to do with the recent banning of the
comic book 'Ultraman the Ultra Power' by the Malaysian Home Ministry
(KDN). Read more
Leave it to Fallon to come up with ridiculous challenges like 'Water War' for his show. The point is to douse the other person with a glass of water when your card beats their card, and his opponent this round was none other than Lindsay Lohan. Here's hoping that the reason Lilo is okay with the whole thing is that the water wasn't spiked with vodka. Watch the clip below: Read more