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  • An MIT “hack” is an ingenious, benign, and anonymous prank or practical joke, often requiring engineering or scientific expertise and often pulled off under cover of darkness—instances of campus mischief sometimes coinciding with April Fools’ Day. Indeed, hacks have been said to express the essence of MIT. For help getting into a fooling mood, here is a top ten list of hacks and pranks at MIT from Nightwork.

    Posted at 08:00 am on Fri, 01 Apr 2016 in MIT


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