5 Brilliant April Fool's Products We Hope Become Real

Kind of like the anti-Christmas, April Fool's Day is hands down the worst day of the year. Companies around the world come up with lame products and issue even lamer press releases in a misguided and utterly disastrous attempt to be funny — except for ThinkGeek.

The online store goes above and beyond the call of duty when it comes to thinking up April Fool's Day products. Its creations are so believable, in fact, that a few of them actually became a reality as a result of public demand. Remember the Star Wars Tauntaun sleeping bag? That started life as a prank you can now actually buy. The canned unicorn meat? Same deal. And this year ThinkGeek once again delivers a bunch of fake crap we desperately want.

Play-Doh 3D Printer — because once we get the kids on board with this 3D printing stuff, it's going to really take off.

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Death Star Trench Toss game — Here's to hoping it doesn't take intergalactic magic to make this a reality.

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Bane Mask Walkie Talkies — Bane's mask makes you creepy, intimidating, and badass all at once. Although hopefully your words won't be as incomprehensible as the character's unintelligible mumbles.

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Aliens Chestburster-in-a-Can — spring snakes are scary, but aliens ready to tear you apart are terrifying.

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Adventure Time BMO Interactive Buddy — You could slap Adventure Time's adorable BMO on roadkill and it would sell like hotcakes, but an iPad Mini dock? That's mathematic!

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