While the suits put the kibosh on tomfoolery sneaking onto company home pages most of the year, all bets are off come April Fools' Day.
We expect this year websites and associated geek portals will again unleash an unholy barrage of "cray cray" on the public. Google, in particular goes friggin' bonkers every year.
What these pranks, fake-outs, and in jokes lack in actual humor, they make up with a confounding amount of preparation.
Here are some of our favorite standouts from past April Fools' days.