Okay, we’ll readily admit, you probably don’t have the necessary resources to pull this one off. But it’s still worth sharing. In one of the greatest pranks of all-time, a British television news program ran an April Fools Day story about record spaghetti harvests in Italy. Like, actual trees that spaghetti grow on.
The station was quickly inundated with calls from dumbfounded viewers asking how they could grow their own spaghetti tree. It’s no “War of the Worlds,” but it’s damn close.