Nim is one of the oldest games in the world, and also one of the easiest to rig. Usually it is played with piles of objects from which players take turn removing objects until none are left. This hilarious video will show you two ways you can play the game with no props of any kind and win every time, earning you free drinks and grudging admiration from your friends.
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.
The Mentos and soda prank is as old as Mentos. You combine Mentos and soda, and a symphony of sticky fluid will erupt. This video features one charming young man explaining how he executed the prank on his younger sister, with step-by-step instructions and questionable video quality. Prank on.
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.
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!
Besides being useful, mousetraps can be pretty loud, which makes them perfect for the prankster at heart. They can scare the crap out of your intended victim, but for some, giving them the heebie-jeebies can be more difficult than just a normal trap. They might not scare as easily with a short burst of sound. But they will if you add a few mods to that everyday mouse trap!
In this prank you can make some one get their own pee on themselves. You do this by putting saran wrap over a toilet, but under the toliet seat. Because saran wrap is clear, the person will not see it, start urinating, and the urine will splash onto the person. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
As long as your friend's cup is made of styrofoam or paper then you should have an easy time pulling off this practical joke.
Chico Marx was the oldest of the Marx Brothers, but is not as well-remembered as some of his younger brothers. Apparently, he liked this trick, and now you can too. It works great for tricking people at bars. It involves a circle of dollars and a game of removing them that you can win every time with a simple trick.
A sleeping prank victim is much easier to deal with than an awake one. They can't prevent the prank, and afterwards are usually too disoriented to respond violently with any effectiveness. This video will show you several pranks to play on sleeping victims, some of which you've probably seen before and a couple we're betting you haven't.
This video, from one of the younger pranksters that we've deemed worthy of inclusion on Wonderowto, will teach you how to execute five easy pranks that vary in vindictiveness. They range from swapping someone's shampoo for hair dye to putting ketchup on the bottom of a toilet. All are doable for just about anyone, so try it!
Add some bathroom pranks to your arsenal... watch this video tutorial to see how to prank someone in the bathroom.
If those condoms don't get used by the expiration date, maybe have at least a little bit of fun with them before throwing them a way. Learning how to blow up a condom in the microwave is an easy practical joke or trick to do; just follow along with this prank-pulling video tutorial. Just be careful not to get burned or hurt! Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
Fill a trash can up with water, lean it up against a door, knock and run! Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
Prank a bathroom by rigging the toilet with a powerful stink bomb that'll go off when someone closes the lid. 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.
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.
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!
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.
Girls around the world bemoan their boyfriends constantly stealing their shampoo when they run out, and now it's time for payback. This video demonstrates a hair bleach and shampoo prank that will devastate dark-haired shampoo-stealers.
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!
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!
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.
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.
Not all Roman alphabet letters are created equal. Some are used much more than others, as becomes readily apparent in this mind game / brain teaser / scam. It involved compelling people to list words that lack certain letters, without which words all but cannot be made. Watch this video to learn how to play this trick on unsuspecting (and preferably pretentiously wordy) friends or enemies.
This trick is really simple, as long as you have the necessary equipment to set it up. The main thing you need is a sink that has one of those dish sprayers that work automatically if they're being squeezed. Then, just wrap invisible tape around it to keep it engaged, and wait for your victim to try and use the sink. They're most likely in for a spray to the crotch.
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!
Want to prank someone over breakfast? Well here is the ultimate practical joke. Follow along with this practical joke how-to video to learn how to write a secret ghost message on an egg that will appear on the inside of the egg after it has been boiled. All you need to write the ghost message on the inside of an egg is a 50/50 solution of vinegar and alum. Watch this video tutorial and see how it's done. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
Here's a good way to prank all of your friends! This is how to make your friends think that you broke your arm. Don't worry, there is no actual breaking of any arm in the process of this prank. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
So you've fallen for many pranks on April Fool's day and surely you feel like a "fool" well it's time to dust yourself off and start pulling pranks of your own on those that got you earlier. Here are 5 pranks you can set up on your enemies on April Fool's Day.... Most require the use of household items which you might already have. Check out the video tutorial provided for further instructions!
Don't believe what you read on the internet, especially today, when web giants like Amazon, Google, and the like showcase their otherworldly products and services. If they seem too good to be true, they probably are—but that doesn't make them any less fun.
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!
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.
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!
This video will teach you how to do pull an easy prank on someone whose dresser drawer you have access to. The only caveats are that you have to not mind poking holes in their dresser and breaking whatever they keep on top of it.
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.
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.
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...
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.
Mom, watch your back. I kid you not. Stealth. Super-annoying without being dangerous. No trace. Sublime in that Ian Fleming kind of way.