The news gets a bad wrap. People on different sides of the spectrum think it's biased. Regardless, journalists have the pleasure of writing about some hilarious events. The following are 10 ridiculous headlines from 2018.
by Telegraph Reporters, Telegraph
The famous pop-punk band, known famous for their songs like "All The Small Things" and "I Miss You", are apparently searching for ET. Judging by the massive debt, it hasn't been very successful.
Caitlin O'Kane, CBS
Sphen and Magic, two very in love male penguins from Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, welcomed their first baby. The aquarium named it Sphengic, a mash up of its parents names.
by Cheryl Wischhover, Vox
Tide, the same company who's products were part of January's infamous Tide Pod Challenge, now has new 'eco friendly' packaging that looks suspiciously like a knockoff of Franzia.
by Char Adams, People
Dylan McWilliams is only 20, but has survived attacks from two of the world's deadliest animals in incidents only months apart.
Ed Gove, CBS
No, Ross Geller isn't a petty criminal. A David Schwimmer lookalike did steal beer from a bar in Blackpool, England. At that time Schwimmer was in America.
by Juliana Rose Pignataro, Newsweek
The Internet has accused the Texas Senator of being the serial Zodiac Killer for years. For the second Halloween in a row he referenced this on his Twitter as a spooky joke.
by Madison Roberts, People
Don Gorske tried his first Big Mac at age 18 and hasn't looked back since. After eating multiple a day for decades, this May he consumed his 30,000th sandwich.
Aubrey McAvoy and Jennifer Kelleher, AP
The state of Hawaii was thrown into panic when citizens received a warning that a ballistic missile was headed their way. Thankfully it was a false alarm, but many didn't appreciate the shock.
by Kate Winkle, KXAN
Sweet Tart is the adorable new mayor of a small Michigan town. Other candidates included another cat, 13 dogs, a peacock, a goat and a chicken.
by Petrana Radulovic, Mashable
Citizens of New York were on alert when NYPD received a report that the streets of Harlem were being stalked by a tiger. It was soon revealed that that mysterious predator was just a fat raccoon.
Best of all, we still have five weeks left in 2018. Who knows what else will happen.