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Why does Google say Topeka? Five top corporate pranks for April Fools' Day

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(Read caption) Google has changed its name to Topeka for the day. Happy April Fools Day!

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Ah, April Fools' Day, the one day of the year it seems corporate companies can really show their true colors (and just how dorky-endearing their employees are).

Curious about the corporate hijinks floating around the Internet today? Maybe you should Topeka it.

That’s right, Google has changed its name to Topeka to return the favor the small Kansas city bestowed on it when it temporarily changed its name to Google.

In other April Fools' news:

--Starbucks: It has added two new sizes to its offerings. Now, in addition to tall, grande, and venti, there’s now "plenta" and "micra." Other names the coffee company is rumored to have considered: gynormous and too-small-to-prop-even-one-eye-open.

--Crunchpad: Techcrunch says it has launched a new version of its troubled tablet computer. The best part is that you can make it yourself with the handy kit they provide and any old computer you have lying around.


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