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.
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!
Learn how to make fake semen and trick all your friends. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
Now this is a funny prank that you can pull on children or some of your more gullible friends. All you do is demonstrate for them that you can stick a funnel in the front of your pants and a coin on your chin, wait ten seconds, then dump the coin into the funnel. When they try to do it, you sneak up in front of them and dump water into the funnel. They'll look like the totally pissed themselves, and then probably try their best to beat you to death with the funnel. Great trick.
Tinkernut shows you how to repel steam from mirrors and windows by using shaving cream. Believe it or not, shaving cream is an excellent way to prevent mirrors or windows from becoming fogged over. Just smear shaving cream over the window/mirror and wipe it off using a damp cloth. It should now prevent the window/mirror from becoming fogged over from steam. If it wears off, just repeat the process. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
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!
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!
Learn easily how to make this amazing and funny prank. Non-toxic, but can stain your skin for about 3-4 days. It's time to take your revenge!! Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
Onion water makes invisible ink. The drawing becomes visible when it is heated. 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!
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.
This mod is a wonderful creation from one of our favorite young hackers, BrussPup. His creations always delight us.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Heres a fun trick you can do at any restaurant. If you can find a straw you can make it explode or pop. Scare your friends! Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
No matter who you are or where you live, you probably know someone who smokes cigarettes. If you like pranks and want to mess with said person, try this out. This video will show you how to create a trick where you try to get smokers to get a cigarette butt out of some plastic without touching it. Watch them blow and cough their black lungs out for hours! Great prank.
A video on how to make the ultimate shaving cream bomb, great to use on your friend's locker or desk at work. 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.
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.
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!
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.
The air horn is one of the cheapest and loudest things that you can buy, and it forms the heart of many amazing pranks. This video will give you some ideas for easy air horn pranks that require no fancy setup or planning. Just an unsuspecting victims and a little bit of patience.
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.
Are you looking for a mean April Fool's Day Prank, Check this out! Basically you take your victim's hairbrush and tamper with it.
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!
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!
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.
Whether it's your dad or your older brother you want to prank, There's no going wrong with prank. It's full proof and will never fail.
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.
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.
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
Funny sleepover pranks to do at a sleepover. Watch this prank tutorial video to learn how to do several different pranks at your next sleepover. Learn how to do the:
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!
This guy tries to show you how to set yourself up to fart on command but he doesn't make it easy to follow. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
Put a safety pin through your finger with no pain. You can scare and gross out everyone with this cool and easy practical joke. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!