The very first text message was sent on December 3rd, 1992 by Neil Papworth, an engineer for Vodafone, and it simply said "Merry Christmas." He may have jumped the gun on the whole Christmas thing, but you trying coming up with the first text message in history!
It's that time of year when high school students say goodbye the their past four years of coddling, ready to enter the "real world" and the next chapter of their lives—college.
These are 5 simple yet effective booby traps you can set up on friends and family. Not much is needed, you already pretty much have the household items so just follow the instructions and you'll be on a prank spree this April Fool's Day!
Zip ties are wonderful little creatures. They can do all types of duties, and they come in all shapes and sizes. But for this gag, you'll want to get the biggest and longest zip ties you can find!
We've gathered some of our favorite pranks with the seasonally appropriate for all you college kids out there. You're more than likely cohabitating with a complete stranger, and what better way to make a good first impression and develop a strong personal relationship than subject them to a hilarious prank?
So, you've heard of the Mentos and Diet Coke experiment? Well, how about trying something new to it, how about a condom?
Learn how to make fake semen and trick all your friends. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
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.
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.
The best part about April Fool's Day is that everyone is fair game. Even big tech companies like Google and Twitter get in on the action every year. It encourages even the most uptight, unfunny party-poopers among us to have a little fun driving each other crazy with pranks — even at work.
We know that April Fool's has just passed, but that doesn't mean you can't still prank your friends and family in the most satisfying way possible (satisfying for you, of course, because it'll suck for them).
Desperately want to see what's inside an envelope without anyone knowing you've snooped? There's an easy trick you can use to make paper turn invisible - just long enough to read through it without leaving any trace behind! You just need to get your hands on some hexanes.
You'll need to know how to build a taser (or tazer) from a disposable camera first, but this tutorial will teach you how to turn your ordinary door into a entertaining prank shocking door that tazers anyone that uses the door handle. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
Rubik's Cubes are classically frustrating on their own, but what if you want to go that extra mile and make your puzzle impossible to solve?
Looking for an April Fools idea for a prank, Well here's one you can easily pull off. Works best in the mornings which is when most people usually eat cereal. Check out the instructional video for further details.
Mr.G shows you a great prank that you can pull on your friends. By interlacing two similar sized books together you can make it almost impossible to pull them apart. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
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!
Kipkay shows you how to make a magic lightbulb like the magicians use. Great practical joke or prank. All you need is a couple of lightbulbs, an LED and some batteries.
This prank should already be a classic, but you haven't heard of it check it out. The basic idea to this prank to to get your victims wet, by that I mean you get them to wet themselves. Yes it sound funny but it's achievable with a booby trapped water bottle which you will learn how to set up in the instructional video provided below. So much fun for April Fools Day!
Some parties may be so lame that only a good prank can make them more exciting. If that's the case then you can pull off one of these simple party pranks. All three are messy so be prepared to do a little clean up afterwards. Two involve cups and punch and the last one involves a piece of pie. Refer to the instructional video for further instructions and demonstrations!
Wrapping the toilet seat is a great prank if you want to piss people off—literally. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
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!
Although Christmas is a time to spend with family, a time to be happy and full of joy, sometimes it's nice to pull a prank here and there, especially since many will not be expecting them.
Isn't the whole point of those battery-operated automatic fresheners to make things smell good? Normally, yes. But with a simple mod, it could be the world's best stink prank. Simply changing the liquid aromatic cleanliness of the freshener to something not so sterile and sweet is all you need to do.
Want to protect your things from people you suspect might be snooping? This video shows you how to set up simple systems for your closet, refrigerator, dresser drawer and even find out if someone has been helping themselves to your liquor!
Tired of the same old boring things on the internet. Learn how to fool everyone and fake your own death. Through careful planning you too can join the likes of Elvis, Bigfoot, and Nessie the Lockness Monster. Fake your death online and have a grand ole time fooling all of the people that know you. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks! Fake your death online.
Here are three different methods you can use to make a stink bomb prank from things you can find around the house—just a pack of matches, an empty plastic soda bottle, and some household ammonia. Mix the tips of the matches with the ammonia and let it sit for three or four days, then stink it up!
Nim is one of the oldest games in the world, and also one of the easiest to rig. Usually it is played with piles of objects from which players take turn removing objects until none are left. This hilarious video will show you two ways you can play the game with no props of any kind and win every time, earning you free drinks and grudging admiration from your friends.
Some one you know smoke? And want to give them a scare? In this video you learn how to make the tip of a cigarette explode using toy gun caps. You can't hurt anyone with this prank, and it is really easy to do. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
Here's a good way to prank all of your friends! This is how to make your friends think that you broke your arm. Don't worry, there is no actual breaking of any arm in the process of this prank. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
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!
There are a million things you can do with a few sheets of paper, from classics like an origami crane to a paper version of PSY that dances Gangnam Style, or even an M16 assault rifle. There's not much you can't make with paper.
Little boy demonstrate simple steps on how to gleek in three easy steps. As viewed on the video, the boy mention the use of a yellow string to help in his demonstration- First is to touch the tip of the tongue at the bottom of the mouth where the yellow string is placed- Touch the tongue at the roof of the mouth- Force the air out of the mouth like what happen when you force a yawn, make sure that the mouth is open as you do, for the spit not to hit your teeth
The following are 3 pranks involving powder that you can pull off at home on your family member for April Fools Day.
In this simple tutorial, you'll learn how to easily set up a prank on your teacher in class for April Fool's Day. If you're looking for a simple yet effective prank to pull on your teacher on April 1st, why not try this one? All you pretty much need is black shoe polish and access to your teacher's dry board eraser. The rest is easy.
Girls around the world bemoan their boyfriends constantly stealing their shampoo when they run out, and now it's time for payback. This video demonstrates a hair bleach and shampoo prank that will devastate dark-haired shampoo-stealers.
If you're all out of prank ideas for April Fool's Day, we've got a few that your Apple-loving friends will enjoy (or hate?). You can have a little bit of fun if you don't have access to their iOS device or Mac, but for the best pranks, you will need access to their devices, even if it's just for a few seconds.
How to make fake pee! Does it look real? You will need syrup, water, a bottle, dye and soap. Prank your friends with fake pee. Squirt in your toilet or elsewhere.. get creative. Gross! Learn how to make fake pee. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
Using simple household items such as a funnel and balloon you can easily booby trap any door. Meaning you'll get someone wet in the process. Follow the simple instructions in the video tutorial.
By putting some baking soda in with the ketchup you can prank someone by making the ketchup bottle spray everywhere once it's opened. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!