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Fake Toronto mayoral candidates, kale cream pie shakes and more April Fool's Day links we love

Fake Toronto mayoral candidates and more great April Fool's Day links

Editor's note: There's so much that's beautiful, funny, smart and informative on the Internet. Problem is, there's also a bunch of garbage. Here's the best of the web right now:

1. Signs for fake mayoral candidates pop up in Toronto. Much to the disappointment of Canadians, Rob Ford's run as mayor of Toronto is not an elaborate April Fool's Day prank. But the group is using fake campaign posters to promote the very real slogan "Anyone's better than Rob Ford."

2. Sonic reveals kale cream pie shake. Eating healthy can be a daunting task, especially if you are always on the go. Thankfully, Sonic has a new drink that combines dessert and vegetables. Yes, it's an April Fool's joke, but with so many people expressing an interest on social media, perhaps it will actually make it on the menu.

3. Cheetos gets into the perfume game. A good business model is all about diversification. That's why Cheetos is expanding its product line from snack foods to high-end perfume. Makes perfect scents, right?

4. Google introduces auto-awesome for résumés. It's hard to stand out in the job search, or at least it used to be. "Let's say your spirit animal is a shiba inu," Nick from Google says. "Just choose the appropriate icon from this list and let auto-awesome take care of the rest."

5. New Michael Jackson album to be released in May. It sounds too good to be true, but this is not a joke. Like Tupac, Notorious B.I.G. and Johnny Cash, Michael Jackson is singing to us from beyond the grave. Epic Records will release a new album from the King of Pop on May 13. Titled Xscape, the album will feature eight never-before-heard tracks.

Fake Toronto mayor candidates
These signs poke fun at the real Toronto mayor's campaign. Photo via
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According to Sonic, that kale juice is missing a scoop of ice cream.
Fake Toronto mayor candidates
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