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: Pull a super easy upside-down Gatorade prank

Think Nextraker's pranks are too hard? Then he's got the perfect prank for you— the Gatorade prank. He calls it the "upside-down Gatorade prank". This is by far one of the easiest gags ever. All you do is turn the bottle upside down, on its top, and slowly and carefully twist the cap until it seems to be loosened all the way. Then, just sit back and wait for you victim to pick it up and spill liquid all over the place. This could be used for other drinks, as well.

How To: Play a word play scam / trick on people

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.

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.