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April Fool's gags alive and well on the Web

NEW YORK (AP) - April Fool's Day gags are alive and well on the Internet today.

 Need to research something online? Head to Topeka -- not the Kansas city, but the Web site known every other day as Google. It changed its name to Topeka for the day, after Topeka switched its own name to Google last month.

 The Web site for Ben and Jerry's is offering virtual ice cream today, while Starbucks rolled out two new sizes -- "micra," which is tiny, and "plenta," which is about the size of a bucket.

YouTube's offering the option of watching videos in text. Basically, you get a stream of code instead of images.

FunnyOrDie.com is always good for a laugh on April first. Today, the site is called Bieber or Die, after teen star Justin Bieber. He appears in a video, saying he bought the site and now -- quote -- "anything that's not Bieber dies."

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