Become a Mars Pioneer

The spaciest April Fool's joke of the day.

The founders of Virgin and Google have teamed up to lead Project Virgle, the first permanent human colony on Mars. Find out whether you have what it takes to become a Virgle Pioneer. (And whether you have a sense of humor.)

If that doesn’t tickle your funny bone, try Google’s new Custom Time application, and never be late again. Or watch this amazing BBC video, the world’s first images of penguins flying.