It’s that time again and it seems the ushering in of spring just wouldn’t be the same without a healthy dose of amusing stories filling our news feeds. This year did not disappoint, with stories from the Drone that walks your dog to British Transport Police announcing a crackdown on smelly food.
Fed up of having to endure stinky sandwiches and smelly snacks on trains?— British Transport Police (@BTP) 1 April 2019
As part of new anti-social behaviour legislation, those caught eating offensive food items while in transit could face a penalty fare of up to £2,000.
Check before you travel 👉 https://t.co/kePXd0M6Yz pic.twitter.com/Or9LRThRsw
However, some of the most ridiculous news headlines out today are in fact completely real. Proving once again that we are living in some, lets say, extraordinary times 🤦♂️ but which one is which? Take our quiz to find out.
So there you have it, Elon Musk really did release a rap song.
Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy is leading the presidential elections.
Dubstep (specifically songs by Skrillex) does in fact repel mosquitoes.
(Unsurprisingly) armed police really were called to stop a drunk rider in Wales.
And the US military is in fact planning to use sea creatures “as underwater spies”. Freaking laser-beams anyone?