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 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!
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!
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.
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.
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?
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 is nice to pull a prank here and there especially since not many will be expecting them.
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!
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.
Lighten up your office with this quick and easy prank. You Will Need
These days, pennies are useless when it comes to buying things, and that's why Canada doesn't even have any anymore. But, there are a lot of cool things you can do with those worthless pennies, and what's better than a good old-fashioned prank?
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.
A good prank requires decent effort, creativity, and impeccable timing. If you're in the office, there are plenty of hilarious pranks to play on coworkers, and for your family and friends, there's everything from toothpaste-filled Oreos, to solid milk, to impossible-to-solve Rubik's Cubes and smartphone-friendly pranks.
Whether you like your neighbors or not you still have to live next door to them. Well here's a little prank you can prepare to get them back for anything they might have done to you in the past. The end result will leave them wet. Check out the video tutorial to find out more.
This tutorial video will teach you how to make your own stink bomb in half the time with twice the smell. This stink bomb is a great tool for distracting people or just screwing with them. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
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
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!
When a new roommate moves into a house, there's usually a transitional period before everyone feels comfortable with each other. This is always hardest for the new guy, and if you have someone new in your apartment, why not make the move-in experience more memorable by giving them a great impression of their new roommate? This video will give you some ideas for hilarious pranks to mess with your new roommate without resorting to the traditional breaking of their possessions or bones. It's all...
There are a lot of videos, many on our site, that will teach you how to make poppers or other types of noisemakers with paper. This one stand out from the pack though both in terms of loudness and technique. This video will show you how to make a piece of paper into an extremely loud and annoying whistle just by cutting some holes in and folding it. This is sure to aggravate anyone around you cheaply and easily.
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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.
This tutorial video will teach you to make a simple stink bomb. This stink bomb will cause trouble wherever you want to make it. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
There are a lot of ways to booby trap a door, but this one might be one of the least offensive and most terrifying. This video will teach you how party poppers and a napkin will allow you to scare your friends without soaking anything in water or smashing someone's face.
Watch this video to learn how to make fart noises with your hand. This fun prank is very easy to learn and can be done any where. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
Create a secret message for your friends without anyone knowing what you're up to! You can make some easy invisible ink using just some milk. Write your message in milk-ink using a Q-tip. Then let it dry for at least half an hour. The paper will look normal - only an iron will reveal your writing.
This water bottle prank is really ingenious. You split two water bottles and recombine them to form a new, weaker frankenwwaterbottle. You fill this with water and superglue the cap on. Now, when your victim tries to open the water bottle they'll push so hard on the unopenable cap that the weak bottle will break in two, soaking them and their friends. Brilliant, devious, and hilarious.
Card magic is generally done to amuse the elderly and to scam the gullible. This video will show you a great way to do the latter and get yourself free drinks at a bar. The outcome of the trick is that you and your victim both cut to the same card in a deck after you bet them that it will happen. Watch the video, then get out there and pull the prank.
Here is a supernatural how-to for all you spirit lovers. This is a step-by-step guide to create a fake ghost video with free software. The initial technique is simple, but with a few more tweaks, you can get video that can fake at least your grandmother. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
Not much work goes into setting up this pen prank. You will however need to get some party snaps and you will be loading the pen with a one or two.
TRY IT NOW! Learn how to make The Incredible Paper Popper! (Reusable) Scare Your Friends over and over with this fun prank! Just takes a min! Worth the watch! Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
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.
Scam School has a long history of teaching us fun ways to mess with our fellow people in public places, and this video is no exception. It will show you how to do a number of hilarious pranks on employees and patrons at a pool hall or other pool-table-having area. These include the roll-the-ball-under-the-stick trick and the cue-ball-to-the-nuts trick. Both classics.
Do you have coworkers who use the hunt-and-peck method of typing? This trick is guaranteed to drive them completely bonkers.
This past April Fool's Day, practical jokesters Improv Everywhere sent over 1,000 people to ride the subway without any underwear or pants in New York City. The joke? All participants wore skin colored underwear that was blurred in a way to suggest real nudity. Scroll down for images (not to worry, they have been blurred to keep it safe for work).
If you're looking to pull off a great prank for Halloween, this next tutorial will show you a classic prank. It involves using a candy dish and your hand.
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.
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!
Simple to make and cheap. Splice a pen with the igniter of a Bic lighter. Make sure you use a metal pen. Plastic won't zap. We look at this as a safer cousin to the camera taser prank.
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!