ALA and Chips Away have teamed up to bring you a revolutionary piece of new technology “DentsAway”, a Smartphone app which uses “the electro-magnetic pulses of the phone’s processor to ionise the metal on a dented car” thereby repairing a dent without having to go to a bodyshop.
A great idea undoubtedly….and one that wish was real as, unfortunately, it is an April Fool.
However we weren’t the only ones to get involved. There were a lot of other April Fools’ that cheered our morning up:
The Guardian website provided us with an in depth plan from Scottish Nationalist to scrap the current road signage system.
The motorway prefix M will be replaced with S – for Scotland- and A roads will be changed to N for Nationalist with Blue being the prominent background colour being changed to blue. Even better is the change to the current typeface on the signs, known as ‘Transporter’, to a more “Celtic-tinged” typeface ‘Proclaimer’!
If this all went to plan the second phase would be to change the road system so that motorists in Scotland drive on the right. This would involve a complex system of spiral interchanges at the border which would redirect traffic to avoid “cross border clashes” a so-called PR disaster “worse than horsemeat in haggis” according to one planner.
There was a notable Scottish theme with the April Fools this year with the Daily Telegraph reporting the replacement of the Queen on the pound coin… with Alex Salmond.
Within months of a “yes” vote, all Scottish coins in circulation would be replaced with “Salmond Sterling”.
ITV did a cracking job (sorry!) reporting that Freedom Food Farm had become the first in the world to produce chickens which lay square eggs.
There were some very convincing photos and videos but we do feel a bit sorry for the chickens!
Kim Jong-un BANS One Direction from entering North Korea – unless they get their hair cut
The Mirror not only reported that One D have to get their hair cut but that it has to be cut to model his own unique hair style!
In addition, to challenge their position as the world’s number one boy band, he’s decided to launch his own boy band call Un Direction! A “source” for the Mirror in Pyongyang said that the imitation group will “all be styles to look identical to the North Korean leader and be taught appropriate military style pop-tastic dance moves.
Virgin Trains announced that they would be changing the name of Wolverhampton train station to Wolverine in honour of the new X-Men: Days of Future Past film. Quite a lot of people in favour in keeping it that way too!
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