A good prank requires decent effort, creativity, and impeccable timing. If you're in the office, there are plenty of hilarious pranks to play on coworkers, and for your family and friends, there's everything from toothpaste-filled Oreos, to solid milk, to impossible-to-solve Rubik's Cubes and smartphone-friendly pranks.
I've already shown you an easy last-minute prank involving toothpaste-filled Oreos, now here's a great joke involving an integral part of the cookie-eating experience—milk.
April Fool's has come early, with an update for Google's Maps application for both Android and iOS that's geared towards finding their next big hire: Pokémon Master.
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.
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.
So, you want to cause a little mischief, do you? Here are six super-easy pranks to help you make the most out of April Fool's Day (or pretty much any other day of the year). There's something here for everyone—TV fiends, magic trick lovers, fruitoholics, and even spam companies.
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!
Rubik's Cubes are classically frustrating on their own, but what if you want to go that extra mile and make your puzzle impossible to solve?
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.
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.
Have you ever had scrambled eggs covered in chocolate syrup? If you have—you need some help. Seriously. If you haven't, it's probably because it sounds absolutely repulsive. I know there's the whole salty and sweet thing, but that can only go so far.
Remember when the whoopee cushion was the epitome of a good office prank? Seriously, when was the last time you've actually seen a whoopee cushion? It's a shame when a classic prank fades into the shadows like a fart in a dungeon. These days, office pranks need to be a little more involved—and way louder—like this amazing air-horn chair prank.
Who doesn't love a good prank? Taking advantage of unwilling and gullible bystanders is an obvious recipe for success—and some hilarious amusement.
There's absolutely nothing better than seeing the look of pure and utter shock on someone's face, and that is why I absolutely love this. It is by far one of the best pranks ever, and one of the best videos that I've seen in a while. Seriously. If you've ever used the drive-thru, you've gotta watch this.
Earlier this week, we learned that you can get people to put more money in a tip jar simply by drawing eyes on it. But what if you want to keep them away from something? Eyes can do that, too, especially when they're Putin's.
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.
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!
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.
Looking for a new way to torment your housemates? Check out this how to video to learn the secret of the bloody powder prank—it's perfect for April Fool's Day. You'll learn how to make a blood red powder that can make a terrifying mess anywhere you put it—someone's toothbrush is particularly effective.
The fridge is one of the most excruciating things to clean, so it makes the perfect target on April Fool's Day. For this prank, just fill up a water balloon with whatever you want, lay it softly in one of the shelves on the door, and close the door with the untied end of the balloon stretched out so that the door will close and seal it. When your victim opens the fridge, it'll explode all over them. Simple and effective. Watch to see exactly how it works.
Everyone is drawn to a box of pizza- the possibility of fresh, hot, cheesy goodness is simply too great to be ignored. So if you are looking to pull a prank on someone, the pizza box is the perfect lure.
April Fools is the one day of year you can go wild with pranks and practical jokes. It's never too early to learn a new prank, and this one is particularly fun. All you need is a paper cup, some plastic wrap, and an exacto knife.
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.
There's never a bad time to pull a prank on someone, right? Well, how about you consider setting up this prank during lunchtime? Next time you see a co-worker leave his/her takeout food unattended, that's when you'll strike. Follow the simple steps below and you'll be known as the master prankster at work. Tools and Materials Needed
Do you have a friend who's a vegetarian? Well, this prank is perfect for them. It's pretty simple, where the objective is to tamper with their favorite bottle of salad dressing, and no... it's not the loosened cap prank, but it does have a similar result. You Will Need:
The idea is to trick your roommate into opening a can of oatmeal that will be booby-trapped. The outcome will be hilarious, considering your roommate doesn't punch you in the face.
Easter isn't the typical occasion for pranking your friends, co-workers, or boss (if you dare). But this Easter egg-inspired prank by Redditor cheesewing is pretty ingenious, and handing out chocolate eggs any other day of the year might raise some suspicion.
All you need is a regular mechanical pencil and a bunch of staples. Then follow this short tutorial and learn how to turn your basic pencil into a staple-shooting gun. Make sure the pencil you choose can easily have the cap screwed off.
Toilets are some of the best prank aides, and this video will teach you a novel way to use them. All you do is connect the hose that fills the tank with water to another longer hose, then run it to under the sink and attach it in a position to spray outward. Then wait for your victim to flush.
Blue martini mix can make any party more festive and ravey, but can also be used for this great prank. Watch the video for a guide to using food coloring and blue martini mix to dye the mouths of martini drinkers blue for hours. Great fun.
Many modern American women are fixated on cutely-shaped and fun-smelling soaps. Take advantage of that fixation by watching this video and then using a make-your-own-soap kit to make soaps that look exactly like chocolates. Then trick someone into taking a bite. Hilarious.
Wasabi and Guacamole are two of the best condiments on Earth, and could even be great combined. But not in these proportions. This video will show you how to pull an awesome prank on someone with only three tubes of Wasabi and some Guacamole.
Icy-Hot has relieved and caused intense pain for decades, and this is one of the best Icy-Hot pranks we've ever seen. All you need is a victim who uses body wash regularly, some Icy-Hot, and a desire to cause someone intense but not long-term harmful pain.
The idea of blood pouring from a shower is terrifying, which makes it a great premise for a prank. This video will teach you how only an Easter egg-dying kit and a shower head can turn into an awesome bloody shower prank.
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.
For some reason most women favor white creamy deodorants. This is a disadvantage for women with prank-happy roommates and significant others who have seen this video. It will teach you how to pull the cream cheese pits prank by replacing someone's deodorant with cream cheese.
For this tutorial, you will need the stapler you intend to booby trap and then a few paper party snaps. Open the stapler and put one or two party snaps inside. Then just sit back and wait for someone to come by and use the stapler!
It's been done before, but this Mentos and Diet Coke prank never gets old! Really— who knew those Mentos fresh mints and some acidic Diet Coke could create such an explosion? Astonishing.
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.
Street performers don't get a lot of respect from the establishment, it is a great way to hone your skills at magic and other performing arts. This video will give you tips on working a crowd and other aspects of street performing, as well as teaching you a puzzle you can use in your act.