How good is your hoax-radar? Try the following April Fool’s Day Quiz. (It takes a little while for this page to load, but don’t worry, it will.) The quiz presents sixteen claims that have been made in the media: eight real news stories, and eight April Fool’s jokes. See if you can tell which is which.
Guesswork and hunches earned me 12 out of 16, so I guess my attenae aren’t too bad. I’d sure like to see Stephen Carlson’s score!