SA Wardega, who was behind the Spider Dog, picked a new victim: Chris Pratt. Surprised by a pair of very real looking dinosaur robot puppets, Pratt does not channel his Jurassic World character. He does what we’d all do: have a near heart attack.
Subway riders in the northeast state of Ceará, Brazil, had quite a fright when OMG ZOMBIES!!! It was revealed, of course, to be a TV show-plotted prank — but though the ghouls are fake, the freak-out factor among the passengers is alarmingly, piss-your-pants real (it starts about three minutes in). Yikes, seriously.
As most of her fans know, Ellen DeGeneres has been messing (hilariously) with Today Show host Matt Lauer. Now, it'd seem, Matt's decided to get even. After opening her car door and spilling ping pong balls all over a parking lot, DeGeneres discovers a cardboard cutout of her prankster buried inside.
Japan is known for pulling off some insane — and pants-wettingly terrifying — pranks, but this may take the cake. Someone went through an elaborate amount of trouble (and cost!) to have a 1:1-scale Zaku, the enemy mobile suits from the original Gundam anime, stop by an upper-floor Tokyo office. See for yourself!
What appears to be a lovable, family friendly scarecrow costume is actually a total nightmare. And the gag works on both adults and small children, wonderful!
Compared to videos of cats playing the piano and hamsters eating burritos, a video entitled "The Neuroethology of a Toad" might not get your attention. But this video is definitely worth your time — if only to see scientists pranking a toad.
Enrico Fermi was one of the greatest physicists of all time. Take a look at the history of any branch of physics, and he was there, helping things along. Take a look at his most famous portrait and he made a boneheaded mistake. Maybe on purpose.
Pilocarpus pennatifolius is known, along the Amazon river, as jaborandi. In English, we call it by a translation of that word; "slobber weed." It does exactly what it says.
I know, I know. It's only February. We still have months to go. But this prank is good. Damn good.
We all know Daryl Dixon is a badass, and it seems like the actor who plays him, Norman Reedus, is probably one as well. In the ultimate test, Andrew Lincoln (who plays Rick Grimes) and prankster Nick Santonastasso team up to put Reedus in a "real" zombie attack.
Normally, we worry that Twitter accounts and dating profiles are run by bots — sophisticated algorithms that pretend to be humans. But now, thanks to the Horse_ebooks Twitter account, we have to be on the lookout for humans luring us in by pretending to be machines.
Pranks can be a lot of fun, but how do you know when your prank has gone too far? Here are three Friday the 13th-themed prank videos that can help you learn the fine line between a prankster and a dangerous asshole.
First-year students attending a chemistry class at the University of Rochester were recently duped by a fellow student pretending to be their professor. He had them completely fooled — but then the real professor showed up asking, "Who the hell are you?"
What would happen if you thought you were witnessing the end of the world from a job interview? LG's new Ultra HD screen was propped up like a window while helpless victims sat and watched an asteroid crash into their beloved city. They're lucky no one got naked or crapped themselves.
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.
Calve12 showed the movie Tron to his young daughter, who promptly had a nightmare about her father getting sucked into a computer. Here is what the daughter encountered when waking up the next morning. Ha ha, it's funny because he'll be paying for years of therapy!
Or, to be more precise, practical spoon-melting. Do you know about a de-lite-ful little trick that some scientists like to play on one another that causes a spoon to melt in hot liquids? Did you know that once it caused the victims to fill themselves with mercury?
Journalist and hacker historian Phil Lapsley has just published an incredible book about the early days of phone phreaking, Exploding the Phone. In the late 1960s and early 70s, people like Steve Wozniak were running around doing things to telephones that today people would do to the internet. We've got a great…
There's an old joke that has been making the rounds for hundreds of years. It has been ascribed to heads of state, heads of the church, Edgar Allan Poe and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. It would make an unconscionable experiment. And I want it to happen. Do you dare discover it?