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!
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.
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!
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.
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!
F.A.T. (Free Art and Technology) presents a project in celebration of F*ck Google Week, F.A.T.'s protest against Google's totalitarian rule of the web (read more). F.A.T. Lab built a fake Google Street View car and canvased the streets of Berlin, posed as Google.
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!
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!
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.
Learn how to make fake semen and trick all your friends. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
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.
This is just another crazy prank you can pull in the work place or at home to make time go by faster and have a little fun in the process.
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?
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.
In this how-to video, Kipkay shows you how to build a portable stink pen and you need a cheap pen, a bobby pin, and matches. Take apart the pen, save the spring, put the bobby pin through the center of the pen, and bend the edge of the bobby pin. Pull the pin back to fire and create one gross smell. Watch this video pranking tutorial and learn how to build a portable stink pen for practical jokes. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
The following are 5 pranks you can set up on your friends and family using their shoes. They're quite funny and to prepare these pranks all you really need are a few household items and a couple other things you can get at your local dollar store such as party snaps and party poppers. You'll also need access to your friends' shoes.
In one way, this seem more like an artistic sculpture than a silly prank, but unless you're making food and drink art, this will always be a prank. Learn the spilled coffee prank, outlined in this how-to, which involves a little bit of Elmer's Glue. Place this over someone's secret and important documents, and they'll absolutely go apeshit!
Use clear plastic wrap to create a barrier between the door and the wrap. Then fill the inner partition to the max with backing peanuts! You can get these easily in huge trash bags from the Barnes & Noble dumpsters, or from somewhere else. When you get the thing full, knock on the door and wait for the fun! Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
Trying to get a friend to quit smoking? Try this prank and they might never pick up a pack again! In this quick tutorial, learn how to rig someone's smokes so that they explode when they use them! This is very funny and the cigarette looks real so it is easy to hide in plain sight. Give it a try!
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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.
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.
Cars make many people sleepy, and after a long day out many car passengers like to spend the ride home napping out. Not when you're driving they don't! This video will show you how to quickly and easily prank someone who has fallen asleep in your car by pretending to have a near-collision, while will give their groggy brains quite a scare.
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.
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.
The following are 10 simple yet effective pranks you can set up around the house, school or the office on April Fools' Day. You'll won't need any special tools or materials to pull these off.
You can never pull off "too many" pranks on April 1st, so here are 5 simple yet very mean pranks you can prepare for friends and family on April Fool's Day! Not much is needed, just a few household items you most likely already have. Here is the video tutorial to get a better idea of how to start pranking.
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.
Pretty much anything in the world can be booby trapped and that includes deodorants such as Spray or Bars. It's so unexpected that it's the perfect prank. Check out the instructional video for instructions and demonstrations on how to pull this off.
Besides the obvious, fingernail polish can be pretty useful around the house—for men and women. It can keep your buttons from falling off, sort your keys, prevent your shoelaces and hoodie strings from fraying, and even curb rust rings in the shower. Turns out, nail polish also comes in handy on April Fool's Day.
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.
Remember when the whoopee cushion was the epitome of a good office prank? Seriously, when was the last time you've actually seen a whoopee cushion? It's a shame when a classic prank fades into the shadows like a fart in a dungeon. These days, office pranks need to be a little more involved—and way louder—like this amazing air-horn chair prank.
There's absolutely nothing better than seeing the look of pure and utter shock on someone's face, and that is why I absolutely love this. It is by far one of the best pranks ever, and one of the best videos that I've seen in a while. Seriously. If you've ever used the drive-thru, you've gotta watch this.
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.
YouTube exclusive! Hack a calculator to make crazy sounds or say wacky things just for fun. All you need is a cheap calculator and a message recorder. Kipkay mods the microphone and speakers on the recorder. There's a bit soldering involved. You splice the two electronics to rewire the calculator and drive your friends nuts. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
Determining whether someone is lying or whether they lie consistently is one of the most important skills that you can have. This video features two experts on lying: a Hastings University law professor and Scam School host Brian Bushwood, explaining all sorts of signs you can look for to determine whether someone is lying or experiencing a strong emotional response to what you're saying. These include facial expressions, tone of voice, and hand gestures.
How cool are smoke grenades? You toss 'em into the air and they explode into a vision of thick clouds and smoke, preventing your enemy from seeing you as you stealthily sneak past him and shoot him upside the head with a paintball gun.
Has the new season of Jersey Shore brought out your inner hooligan? Or better yet... does the anticipation of the new Jackass 3D movie have you itching to debase and humiliate your best pals? Fortunately, it's just about time to head back to school. And if you have a roommate, well....we pity him/her.
Your cultural experiences growing up shape the kinds of food that you like, and nowhere is this more evident than in the case of Vegemite.
This prank is simple, creative, easy to set up, messy and embarrassing. Five of the first things that we at Wonderhowto look for in a prank. All you need are some basic household materials: