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!
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 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).
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?
The demonstrator claims putting a condom over the head is the right way to practice safe sex, but please, don't listen to him. It is however, a pretty good practical joke to get a laugh. Learn how to pull a condom over your head, inflate it, and even pop it, by watching this prank-making instructional video. 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!
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.
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!
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.
Basically using the same concept of the classic "baking soda in ketchup bottle prank" Except here we will be using a small packet of ketchup. Refer to the instructional video for a demonstration on how it's all done.
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!
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.
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.
Here is a very easy and simple practical joke to pull on your friends. Putting a bouillon cube in the head will make the person smell like chicken broth. This prank also works with a lifesaver to make the shower stink fruity and the joke victim feel sticky all day. Watch the instructional how-to video to learn the step by step process of rigging the shower head with a chicken bouillon. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
The following are 5 very simple pranks that you can do at home on friends and family. Only a few household time are needed which would include, magnets, eggs, pantyhose stockings, dustpan, cups and a party popper. Just watch the video tutorial to get a better idea of how you can turn those items mentioned above into a hilarious pranks and booby traps.
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.
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.
Looking for some amusing jokes to play on your friends? Want to make someone think they're going crazy? This comedy how-to will help you convince a friend of their impending insanity. It'll have everyone laughing as you change the calendar dates, reset clocks and other fun ideas that will leave everyone laughing at the end!
In honor of our recent post on the man behind MacGyver, here's a little advice from the master: "A paperclip can be a wonderous thing. More times than I can remember one of these had gotten me out of a tight spot..."
Lighten up your office with this quick and easy prank. You Will Need
Here's a trick that has the potential to creep anyone out. Watch this practical joke how-to video to learn how to write a hidden message on a mirror. Use anti-fog solution and a q-tip to write a secret message on a mirror to scare someone coming out of the shower. You'll have loads of fun with this practical joke. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
The title pretty much speaks for it's self, basically you'll be putting a smoke bomb inside a candle. Obviously you'll be modifying the candle's appearance but make sure you do at good job at disguising the smoke bomb. Next time someone tries to light the candle, they'll be in for a huge surprise. Check out the instructional video for a full demo.
The fridge is one of the most excruciating things to clean, so it makes the perfect target on April Fool's Day. For this prank, just fill up a water balloon with whatever you want, lay it softly in one of the shelves on the door, and close the door with the untied end of the balloon stretched out so that the door will close and seal it. When your victim opens the fridge, it'll explode all over them. Simple and effective. Watch to see exactly how it works.
Potassium Chlorate is the most common industrial chlorate in the world, and is used in all manner of industries. It's kind of expensive and hard to come by for personal use, but you can make it yourself using the process outlined in these three videos. You will learn how to make a cell, operate the cell, and then use the cell to crystallize potassium chlorate.
This video represents the fusion of two humorous web-video-how-to institutions: Scam School and Hack College. What cause could bring these two titans together? Why, using tricks and pranks to hit on women at bars of course! This video will show you how to use a very clever trick to get the phone numbers of people who may not give them to your otherwise. All you need is a very special pen...
If you've been in college for more than a week and don't have the extreme good fortune of having your own room, you've probably seen a used condom that you really could have lived without seeing. Perhaps you even know someone who has a leaving used condoms out problem. Well, now you've found the perfect way to get back at them.
Making paper bangers / poppers is one of the most fun and annoying (to others) things that you can do with a single sheet of paper. This video will show you how to make one in very copious detail by the standards of other paper bomb videos. It may take some practice to get the banging motion right, but once you do this little banger will be very loud. It's also reusable, so you can use the same one to annoy people for weeks! Or until someone rips it. But then you can just make another one!
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!
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.
Learn how to make fake semen and trick all your friends. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
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!
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!
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.
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.
This how-to video shows a way to rig an ordinary pen to give an unsuspecting victim an electric shock whenever they click it open. To pull of this practical joke you will need a pen and a lighter. Follow along with the steps in this pranking tutorial and learn how to build this shocking pen. You'll have hours of endless fun doing the electric pen joke on your friends. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
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!
First, they came for our Pokémon...now it's an emoji takeover. Adding to the flurry of Google related April Fool's Day jokes, Chrome for Android and iOS has a new hidden functionality: translating the web to emoji!
How to sucker your friend into getting his shorts wet all for a penny (and the cost of a funnel). Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
This how to prank video will teach you how to plant a condom that will grow when watered. Learn how to grow a plant using condoms and create a whole new vibe in your house. Condom plants are practical and do not require a lot of time watering or grooming. Grow a garden of condom plants and create a new conversation piece at your next get together. This video tutorial shows a great way to pull a practical joke on friends. All you need to pull off this prank is: an empty toilet paper roll, a co...
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!