How To: 12 April Fool's Day Pranks for Your Smartphone-Addicted Family & Friends

April Fool's Day, aka National Screw with Your Friends Day, is finally here. You can always pull a conventional prank, like strategically placing a whoopee cushion on your mom's chair, but that joke has been exhausted generations before smartphones were around. We live in a day and age where smack cam is the new level of pranking, so it's time to step your game up, novices.

How To: Make someone faint

This is NOT fake. To make someone faint, first have them squat down and breathe in deeply for about 10 seconds. Then, have them stand up straight against a wall and hold their breath. Get someone else to push hard against their chest. The person standing should then lose concsiousness for a few seconds! WARNING : This is dangerous and I am not responsible for any injuries/deaths that may occur. I do NOT encourage you to try this. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!

How To: Do the Land O'Lakes Indian Butter (Boob) Trick

The artwork for Minnesota's Land O' Lakes butter packaging is classic, dating back to 1928 when it was first created by Brown & Bigelow illustrator Arthur C. Hanson. The logo was updated ("modernized") once in 1939, again in the '50s, and has undergone minor modifications here and there since. The legendary packaging is good for two rather nerdy tricks: A) a very trippy optical illusion and B) a very infantile boob illusion.

How To: Do a Diet Coke and Mentos bomb explosion prank

The Diet Coke and Mentos Explosion prank is one of those classic pranks that everyone should experience at some point. When combined the Diet Cola and Mentos become volatile, basting your victim in stickiness. Watch this video to learn how to make a Diet Coke and Mentos bomb, a simple, yet devious exploding prank. Next up: how to con your victim into cleaning up the mess. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!

How To: Prank someone by changing their cell phone numbers

If you want to cause one of your friends some extreme discomfort and possibly ostracization, try doing this to them! This video will explain a simple prank that you can pull when one of your friends / enemies leaves their cell phone unattended in your presence. I won't give it away, but they are sure to feel the wrath of this one and will not be able to blame it on your concretely. Brilliant!

How To: Pull a collapsing bed prank with fishing line

A person's bed is their sacred place of rest, a place where they should theoretically be safe from pranks and shenanigans. Yeah right! This video will show you how to set up a great dorm-room or roommate prank where you remove the supports from their bed frame, replace them with fishing line that will only just support the mattress, then wait for them to return and try to lie down. Bam! Total collapse, total hilarity.

How To: Hack a cigarette lighter for super flames

This is the best way to hack your lighter to increase the fire it puts out. With a simple modification, you can have a mini flamethrower in your hands, or in your friends hands, if you want to play a cruel lighter prank. This can be dangerous though; the flame could travel back inside the lighter and explode, so be careful. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!

How To: Make a loud bang sound with a piece of paper

Do you like making loud noises? We do here at Wonderhowto, and this video will show you one easy way to do so using only a standard sheet of printer paper. You just have to fold in a certain way, slam it against a table or other hard surface, and bang! You've made a loud banging noise without having to invest in poppers or anything! You can reuse the same sheet to create further bangs, but the noise level may diminish with repeated banging.

How To: Prank and screw with people in the bathroom

When someone uses a public restroom (former Idaho Representatives aside) they expect a degree of separation, the ability to wander in and move through the experience taking as little notice of their fellow excretors. Why not interrupt that flow and make some people cringe? This video will show you how to pull some great pranks while using a public bathroom. You could probably give someone hang-ups for a long time if you try some of these on the right person.

How To: Make a prank ketchup bomb for school or at home

This video pranking tutorial shows how to make a ketchup bomb out of ketchup and aluminum foil. The ketchup bomb will explode on contact with the target and make a sticky, staining, red mess. It's easy to make the ketchup bomb during lunch, saving the practical joke for whenever you're ready to strike. Learn how to make a ketchup bomb by watching this instructional video. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!

How To: 5 Soda Pranks You Must Try!

Video: . ?The following are 5 practical jokes you can set up on your friends and family, All these pranks involve sodas so make sure you have a few handy if you want to try out these pranks. Just a little warning, 4 out of the 5 pranks showcased in this intractable are pretty messy so prank at your own risk.

How To: 5 Funny Pranks You MUST Try!

The following are 5 simple household pranks you can pull off on friends and family members, not much is needed, just supplies you probably already have lying around your home. Please prank responsibly! Check out the video tutorial for full instructions and demonstrations for each prank!

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