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Butterfly Attacks -- April Fool's Day, 2010
In the wake of several videos appearing online showing people being savagely attacked by butterflies, Qualcomm convened a press conference to explain that the victims had recently stolen prototypes of its Mirasol displays which used technology that mimicked the reflection of light off of butterfly wings. The displays apparently triggered aggression among wild butterflies.

However, a Qualcomm representative stressed that the current displays were completely safe.

April Fool Categories: Animals, Technology, Videos, 2010.
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