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This year, your own Weatherhead School of Management marketing team is spreading April Fool's Day cheer... check out some of our hoax news stories for April 1. In France, April Fools is celebrated a little more stylistically (you wouldn’t expect less from France, right?). Instead of a hodgepodge of nerve-racking practical jokes, the French make a game of attempting to attach a fish to the backs of unknowing targets. While similar in jovial spirit, the Indian tradition of Holi has a much less sinister bent than April Fools. The Holi celebration includes colored powers being tossed around and jokes being played. The goal is not so much to make a fool out of your friends and family, but to celebrate, joyfully, the sharing of love and the start of Spring. China has recently started to embrace April Fool's Day in some areas. It seems to be more popular with young people, starting in the mid 1990’s. Although older generations are not as keen to pick up on the tradition, those young folks are getting into the workforce and bringing some pranks along with them. In 2013, national news outlets in China ran a fake story that Virgin Airlines was set to launch their first glass bottomed airplane. One would presume this generated with some of those classroom pranksters from a few decades ago. So, go on out there and enjoy the day, whether it is a harmless joke or an elaborate hoax, have fun and spread the good vibes of Spring time!