1. On April the 1st, people play pranks on other people. The theory about how the tradition began is that it had something to do with the transition from the Julian calendar to the Gregorian calendar.
2. Thomas Edison invented the lightbulb. The Daily Graphic claimed that Thomas Edison had invented the machine that could feed people. They were ready to believe him because he was an incredible inventor and they believed he was capable of inventing anything.
3. Smellovision was apparently a television that produced smells, BBC came up with this prank.
I love this article! That dog is so cute! I wish those apps were real, then my dog could do my homework for me instead of eating it :-)