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|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 04/23/2013

Google founder gets punked in pink

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIF. — Google staff love a good April Fool’s joke. Look no further than the Google Nose video and the Gmail Blue videos that popped up on April 1. But employees at the company’s headquarters didn’t leave all the fun for the virtual world — they transformed co-founder Sergey Brin’s Tesla sports car into a hot pink Batmobile, complete with fins. The bold employees weren’t foolish enough to actually paint the boss’ electric roadster. Rather, the eye-popping transformation was done with a wrap that can be peeled off without damaging the vehicle, which has a base price of US$110,000.

Man quits job to save his soul