April Fool’s Day: The history of pranks (Video)

Here’s an idea for the most terrible April Fool’s joke you could possibly play on your co-workers this year: Tell them you all won the Mega Million jackpot in your office pool.

No, seriously, do not do that.

Think of something a little less soul-crushing for a prank — maybe making a friend’s desktop icons disappear? — as you watch Jeremiah Warren’s video about the history of April Fool’s Day.

Maura Judkis covers culture, food, and the arts for the Weekend section and Going Out Guide.
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