Evil Glitterbomb Genius Is Looking To Cash Out

Earlier this week, we brought you news of deliciously evil prank site ShipYourEnemiesGlitter.com, which, for a modest fee, will ship your enemies glitter. Unfortunately, it seems the world has too many enemies and not enough glitter: the man behind the site is overwhelmed and selling out. » 1/17/15 4:30pm 1/17/15 4:30pm

Yep, Swatting Is Still The Dumbest 'Prank' Around

Jerks continue to waste everyone's time—and risk people's lives—by getting the cops to raid the homes of unsuspecting, innocent gamers. We and other outlets have covered "swatting" incidents. Now Phoenix, Arizona station 12 News is on the case, too. » 7/18/14 12:15pm 7/18/14 12:15pm

​Guy Skypes In For Job Interview, Gets Mercilessly Pranked

It's awkward enough doing a job interview over Skype. So it's gotta be about 500% worse when it turns out whole thing is an elaborate prank. » 4/02/14 9:00pm 4/02/14 9:00pm

A Prank That Shows Why We Need To Be Careful On The Internet

We all hear about how we should update our privacy settings on Facebook all the time, but for some people, it takes a prank like this one—where a guy comes up to random folks and tells them real details about their life—for it to really hit home. » 2/17/14 7:15pm 2/17/14 7:15pm

Fake Zombies Terrorize New York Pedestrians

At this point, we all spend most of our time bracing for a zombie attack anyway... might as well see what happens when people actually experience one. » 2/06/14 9:00pm 2/06/14 9:00pm

Why You Shouldn't Accept Rides From Strangers

There's a reason parents and well-meaning people tell us to be wary of strangers, you know. Its useful advice sometimes, and it might save you from being the victim of elaborate pranks like this one. » 2/05/14 8:30pm 2/05/14 8:30pm

Four Easy Ways To Prank Your Friends

Not all pranks are created equal; some pranks require a ton of setup and expensive props. Surely there are also easy ways to prank your friends? Turns out yup, there are. » 1/21/14 9:00pm 1/21/14 9:00pm

A Christmas YouTube Tradition: Tricking Kids With a Fake Console Gift

There's a Christmas morning video spreading over the Internet the past two days, in which a naughty boy gets the modern lump of coal: an empty box instead of a PlayStation. It looks outrageous. Remember, though, this is on YouTube. And this kind of prank has gone on there for years. » 12/28/13 6:00pm 12/28/13 6:00pm

Cafe Girl With Fake Superpowers Freaks New Yorkers Out

Have you ever had someone spill a drink on your laptop? It happened to me once, and I got pretty angry. If only I'd had telekinetic powers... » 10/07/13 8:30pm 10/07/13 8:30pm

Spooky Drive-Thru Prank Proves That Skeletons Are Still Scary

I thought there were still a few days left 'til Halloween, but it seems it's already here. This skeleton, used by YouTube prankster Rahat The Magican at various drive-thrus, is definitely running on an empty stomach. » 10/02/13 7:00am 10/02/13 7:00am

Watch People Get Pranked into Thinking Star Trek Teleportation Is Real

Teleportation is perhaps the dreamiest sci-fi invention ever imagined so it's no surprise that when a Star Trek-style Transporter pops up in a middle of a mall and promises real life teleportation, a crowd forms to ooh and ahh and secretly hope that it's real (no matter how unreal it is). Illusionist Scott Penrose… » 9/12/13 7:43am 9/12/13 7:43am

Breaking Bad Prank Reminds Us All To Not Put Personal Info Online

Last month, Aaron Paul—the actor behind Breaking Bad's Jesse—asked his Twitter followers what their thoughts on Breaking Bad were. "Let me talk you thru it. Number, please," he wrote. As you might've guessed, excited fans jumped on the possibility of talking to Paul, and readily tweeted their numbers out. » 9/02/13 1:00pm 9/02/13 1:00pm

This Terrifying Raptor Chase Is the Most Traumatic Prank of All Time

Japan has just raised the bar on pranks forever. There's putting buckets of water above doorstops, filling someone's cubicle with packing peanuts, and now there's making a dude think he's being chased by an actual fucking velociraptor. » 8/28/13 7:39am 8/28/13 7:39am

Prank Calling Strangers Using Valve Soundbytes Is Hilarious

If the Skyrim prank didn't tip you off, calling people using a soundboard of a video game character is a popular trick. While funny, the prank works best when the person on the other end plays along—like this guy from a magic shop does when he receives a call from Dota 2's Anti-Mage. » 7/17/13 8:45pm 7/17/13 8:45pm

Don't Call Your Local Library Asking For The Elder Scrolls

If this video by ICEnJAM is any indication, either the library won't have it, or they won't bother looking. Then again, it might help if you're not just a soundboard of Septimus Signus, a character from Skyrim, trying to get a quick laugh by pranking your local librarian. » 7/15/13 8:30pm 7/15/13 8:30pm