pranks

Flipping Smart Cars In San Francisco Is A Thing Now

Smart Cars are great. They’re made by Mercedes for squeezing around tight cities like San Francisco. But the shining jewel on the Californian coastline is now home to something more sinister for these novelty cars: people are flipping them over as a prank.


Good Guy Cop Pranks People By Pulling Them Over To Give Them $100

There are few things that make your stomach drop faster than seeing a police car siren in your rearview mirror. Those flashing lights almost always mean you’re in for a reaming, a possible court date or a hefty fine… unless the cop pulling you over is actually pranking you by giving you $100 for obeying the law.


Guy With Phony Twitter Tricks Entire Town Into Thinking He's Mayor

Recently, the residents of Stafford received a bit of a shock when they realised that their amiable, beloved mayor was actually — not. As it turns out, their devout leader was just some dude with a fake Twitter account and a fancy-looking mayoral chain. God bless the internet.


Girl Uses Classic iPhone Prank On Mum For Fun Results

A few years ago I told you about an amazing prank you can pull on your friends/co-workers/family. This girl just executed it with beautiful precisionon her mother.


The LEGO Star Wars Prank Is Upsettingly Harsh

Video: Odds are that if you’re into LEGO, you’ve spent a little too much time building big kits like that Star Wars Millennium Falcon set. What would you do if your friends then spent hours and hours taking it apart again and putting it back in the box. That’s what these guys did, and the resulting pain is upsettingly hilarious to watch.


UPS Pranked Into Advertising For DHL

The dramatic increase of online shopping has fanned the flames of competition between shipping companies. Which is why, using thermal-activated ink, DHL figured the best way to advertise just how fast and efficient its shipping services are was to trick its competitors into doing it for them.


The Walking Dead Hits NYC As Zombies Swipe At You From Under The Street

The Walking Dead returns to TV next week, with FX in Australia airing the new episodes within hours of AMC in the US. To “celebrate”, AMC decided to hide a pit of walkers underneath a grate in New York to swipe at people as they walked by.


10 More Clever Bets Guaranteed To Outsmart Your Friends

The only thing more satisfying than winning money from your friends on a bet is pranking them in the process. Deep down we all want to be conmen, and Richard Wiseman is back with 10 more bets that will let you outsmart anyone.


Watch This Terrifying Devil Baby Freak Out Good Samaritans

What would you do if you came upon an abandoned stroller with a crying baby inside? You’d probably check to see if the infant was OK, right? Not after watching this prank you won’t. The same team responsible for that wonderful telekinetic coffee shop freak out prank is back with an even more terrifying marketing stunt involving a possessed devil baby and a stroller with a mind of its own.


There's An Apple Bitcoin Prank That's Hilarious And Devastating

General piece of advice: don’t go around typing stuff into your computer’s terminal window based on some pictures you found randomly floating on the internet. You’re not very likely to unlock a hidden bitcoin miner in your Mac, and far more likely to brick the thing instead.