Hot Practical Jokes & Pranks How-Tos

How To: Rig up a TV remote that will turn off the TV when someone sits on the couch

Now here's a prank for the more sophisticated and technologically knowledgeable among you. This video will teach you how to rig up a TV remote and a simple DIY pressure sensor to a couch in such a way that whenever someone sits on it, it will turn the TV on or off depending on what it was before. It's really not that hard, hilarious, and a great way to learn about electronics while you prank you friends.

How To: Spot a liar by learning to recognize facial signs and vocal cues

Determining whether someone is lying or whether they lie consistently is one of the most important skills that you can have. This video features two experts on lying: a Hastings University law professor and Scam School host Brian Bushwood, explaining all sorts of signs you can look for to determine whether someone is lying or experiencing a strong emotional response to what you're saying. These include facial expressions, tone of voice, and hand gestures.

How To: Get any girl's phone number with a trick from Scam School

This video represents the fusion of two humorous web-video-how-to institutions: Scam School and Hack College. What cause could bring these two titans together? Why, using tricks and pranks to hit on women at bars of course! This video will show you how to use a very clever trick to get the phone numbers of people who may not give them to your otherwise. All you need is a very special pen...

How To: Prank Someone with the Bloody Pen Trick

For this office prank, you'll need a pen, rubber band, marker, crazy glue and some fake blood. The first thing you'll need to do is take the pen apart and get rid of the ink. Next, you'll need to attach the rubber band to the pen cap. Watch the full instructions from Nextraker to see what comes next for this bloody pen prank.

How To: Pull some easy household pranks on your spouse, child, or parent

This video made by a loving wife while her husband is at work outlines three fun, safe, easy ways for families to prank each other without risking damage, injury, or rage. She starts by taping the laser on the bottom of her husband's mouse so it won't work. Then shut puts toothpaste under the light switches in dark rooms so that her hubby will get a sticky finger when he turns on the lights. Lastly, she put flour on the inside of his beloved window fan so that it will shoot out when he turns ...

How To: Prank Bury One of Your Friends Alive in a Box

This prank has it all. It's easy to do, requires few materials, won't cause physical harm to anyone or anything (hopefully), and will absolutely terrify your victim while amusing you for days. All you need is a securely passed-out person and a big box (flat piece of plywood optional). You cut out one side of the box so that it will cover the sleeping person like a coffin, then pound on the top to wake them. They will likely think that they have been buried alive and flip out like the guy in t...

How To: Create temporary engine failure and exhaust explosion with a balloon car prank

If you're interested in getting someone back or just would like to play a nice little prank, this next video will show you how. In this tutorial, you'll be performing a car prank involving the car's exhaust. It doesn't damage the car, but it does take power away from the car temporarily and results in a loud bang from a balloon. So check out the video above, be safe, and enjoy!

How To: Make a loud paper banger noisemaker

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!

How To: Make a really loud annoying noise by blowing on paper

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.

How To: Bobby trap dental floss with a party popper

Party poppers are magnificent. They can be used for a plethora of pranks— basically, any prank where the victim / target has to open something. You can use party poppers on practically any household item, but this video covers the much used dental floss container. The exploding floss prank is easy to do yourself, and requires only the floss container, the party poppers, scissors, and a screwdriver. Once your prank target goes to use their floss, they'll have quite the grin.

How To: Gleek or lizard spit

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

How To: Make fake boogers with rubber cement

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...

How To: Pull off a bloody stapler prank

Here's one practical joke that just about anyone can pull off. If you have access to a stapler, food dye or coloring, and capsules you can empty, you can play this trick on any unsuspecting person. This simple prank has everything: mimimum effort and maximum payoff. Try it on your little sister or brother, or that annoying nosy neighbor!

How To: Prank Someone with an Exploding Envelope Practical Joke

With a little set-up, you can surprise and unsuspecting victim with an explosive envelope. When they try to pull out the envelopes contents a loud pop is sure to freak them out. You will need an envelope, a party popper, and two pieces of cardboard. Watch this video pranking tutorial and learn how to do an exploding envelope practical joke. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!

How To: Make a prank exploding cigarette

Here's a good practical joke to scare friends and maybe even encourage them to quit smoking. All you need is access to their cigarettes and some blanks from a toy gun. Watch this video pranking tutorial and learn how to make an exploding cigarette. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!