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!
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!
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!
This video demonstrates how to make a fart machine. Here is a simple step by step instructions how to make your very own Mega Fart Machine. From XL-2000 farts to F-9000 Bombs. It's so simple, even your grandma can do it! Why wait, go out and make your own Mega Fat Machine. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks! Make a fart machine.
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.
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.
This how-to video will teach you how you can create a sound effect much like that of breaking glass. You can make your unsuspecting victim think that you broke a glass or that you broke something made of glass with this handy instructional video. This trick uses a coffee mug, plastic wrap, and a key. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
Turn your sink into a scene from a horror movie and prank someone by rigging the faucet with food coloring to turn water blood red as it comes out. 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.
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.
Even though it seems like forever, the phenomenon of "rickrolling" has only been around since 2007. It was started as an inside joke by a 19-year-old who just wanted to troll his buddies, but ended up becoming one of the Internet's most popular memes with over 66 million views (as of this writing).
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.
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.
Putty is fun stuff to play around with, and there are lot of different ways to make it. This video will show you how to make nontoxic putty easily at home with only white glue, water, and Borax. Add some food coloring if you tire of the same old white putty after a while.
Seems like everyone in the world loves ice cream so therefore you can easily set a few pranks and booby traps on those friends and family members of yours that love eating ice cream.
The prank is one of the most cherished traditional forms of expression around the world, from Japan to the Middle East to the good ol' US of A. Without them, how would people settle their disputes with one another while having a good laugh at the same time? Every time a new phenomenon enters our lives, new pranks emerge that can be performed with it. We at Wonderhowto love pranks as much as anybody, and to that end we've scoured the internet for videos demonstrating the proper setup and execu...
Here's an instructional video that teaches you how to make a toilet paper blower out of a leaf blower, some screws, and two pieces of sheet metal or wood... and of course toilet paper. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
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.
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.
The idea of blood pouring from a shower is terrifying, which makes it a great premise for a prank. This video will teach you how only an Easter egg-dying kit and a shower head can turn into an awesome bloody shower prank.
Sometimes the simplest pranks are the best ones! They take no time at all, and they're so simple that no one would even expect to look for the obvious. Like this windshield prank. It involves chocolate syrup and a cup of milk.
Looking for a few new April Fool’s Day pranks? You’ll be sure to get a startled look on friends faces when you catch them off guard with some unexpected alterations to their favorite foods. Just remember that what goes around comes around.
Party poppers are magnificent. They're the perfect prank companion. They can be used in practically any prank that requires a little "pull." So in this video, Nextraker will show you the secret behind the deodorant prank.
This tutorial video will teach you how to make a stink bomb. This stink bomb is incredibly smelly. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
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!
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?
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.
Learn how to make fake semen and trick all your friends. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
For the dedicated prankster, April Fool's Day is no joke. Nothing will stop them from coming up with the cleverest, most elaborate prank the world has ever seen. Or at least—their victim.
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!
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!
Watch this how-to video from the hidden camera series, "Do Unto Others," as Justin Heimberg demonstrates the best ways to prank people using your cell phone.
Although Christmas is a time to spend with family, a time to be happy and full of joy, sometimes is nice to pull a prank here and there especially since not many will be expecting them.
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!
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.
Using the mechanism of a door knob you can easily set up this practical joke on friends and family. You'll need a piece string and some tape to pull this off. Just remember to have a spare key to be able to undo this prank. For further instructions on how execute this prank
Some of the funniest pranks are some of the easiest pranks, like this toothpaste prank. It's very simple, and if you follow the instructions, you'll be able to booby trap your roommate's toothpaste for a very fun time. It can be very gross if you deem necessary.
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.
Call it what you will—puke, vomit, upchuck, barf, regurgitation—no matter what it's called, it always has the same sickening effect on people when they see it. Sometime it's like a yawn and can be contagious. That's what makes this the perfect prank, but there's no need to stick your finger down your throat! You can mold some fake vomit with this how-to video.