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!
Making paper bangers / poppers is one of the most fun and annoying (to others) things that you can do with a single sheet of paper. This video will show you how to make one in very copious detail by the standards of other paper bomb videos. It may take some practice to get the banging motion right, but once you do this little banger will be very loud. It's also reusable, so you can use the same one to annoy people for weeks! Or until someone rips it. But then you can just make another one!
The computer represents a whole new frontier in prank technology, and if you've aren't computer pranking people you need to get with the times. Watch this video to learn how to send anonymous emails, make crank calls online, even send people a message saying they're about to be murdered!
The following are 5 simple household pranks you can pull off on friends and family members. All materials needed are common household items such as baking soda, rice, cups, among other things.
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.
Have you ever wanted to make fake poop? Well, here's your chance. Fool your friends, gross out your girlfriend, prank your family members... it's 100% fun.
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.
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.
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.
In this video tutorial you will learn how to make a secret safe out of old DVD cases you might have lying around. In a way you will be recycling them and putting them to good use by making yourself a secret safe to store important valuables and that only you'll know they're there.
How To Make Anything demonstrates how to make fake boogers with rubber cement. Find rubber cement in the school supply aisle of any store. First, open the rubber cement and brush it onto a small non-stick surface. Allow the rubber cement to dry. You can blow on it to dry it. Rub off the almost-dried rubber cement from the surface and onto your finger. The rubber cement balls will retain some of its sticky properties to resemble a booger. Remember, don't eat the fake boogers but you can use th...
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.
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!
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.
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!
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!
Video: . The following are 5 Simple household pranks you can pull off on friends and family this upcoming April Fools' Day! All the material needed you already have at home so lets get started! Check out the video tutorial for further instruction.
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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!
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!
The following is a compilation of 5 super mean pranks you can set up on friends and family members at home, you'll only need household times which most of you already have, such as cereal box, plastic bottle, styrofoam cup, Plastic bag, Shaving cream and even a simple string.
If you want to prank a friend or family member, this next tutorial is one that is really easy to perform. This is called the exploding soda can prank.
Check out this how-to video to make your urine glow under black light. Freak out your friends with your radioactive pee! To make your urine glow, make sure you take the proper amount of vitamin b complex--just watch the video! Take one or two. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
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.
Ah, the art of the April Fool's prank. If you're a dedicated prankster, you probably already know who you're going to get on the big day. But if you're still searching for a prank to pull, never fear—we've got one that's pretty easy to execute and is guaranteed to get reactions. Those Oreo cookies look irresistible, right? Unless you're on a strict no-chocolate diet, you wouldn't be able to help yourself from shoving those in your mouth—and that's where the fun comes in.
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.
You can make a needle hover in midair! Get a few magnets, and see how far away you can make the needle float. Thread your needles with just the right length of string to make needles hover around your magnet.
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!
This video shows you how to make a prank toy called "The Evasive Beeping Thing." You will need: a 555 timer, a couple of 3904 transistors, a couple of capacitors, some resistors, a 9-volt battery clip, a small speaker, and a small piece of circuit board to settle everything. Follow these simple steps:
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.
Looking for an April Fools idea for a prank, Well here's one you can easily pull off. Works best in the mornings which is when most people usually eat cereal. Check out the instructional video for further details.
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.
Know someone that's terrified of rats? This twitching dead rat prank is perfect for you then. Great for Halloween or April Fool's Day. You just need a stuffed rat, a rattrap, vibration motor, AAA battery holder with batteries, and a piece of straw. Oh, and fake blood, too!
This could be a funny prank to scare your friends. This is very easy to do and you only need a few key items. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
The college experience is just not complete without utter humiliation. These practical jokes are funny enough to bother pulling on friends, without being so mean as to lose the friends. Learn how to execute these tricks by watching this prank-making video tutorial. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
Face, meet table. Another great practical joke video by PrankVote where they attack Ernie in his sleep. Find your sleeping friend, place a small table over his sleeping face and blow an air horn in his ear. Be assured this will result in a very angry and delusional roommate. However this is a great way to pull a face smash practical joke on any sleeping roomate. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
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...
Do you have a friend that likes to show off, a friend that is always wearing nice clothes and getting all the ladies? How about you try this prank on him...
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.