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Four food pranks for office life on April 1
Be amusing, not irritating.
How Pranking An Online Calendar Almost Sent This Student To Prison
Georgia Tech student Ryan Pickren shares his story on Facebook
Pizza Rat Robot Terrifies New Yorkers
Before Giuliani, no one woulda blinked
A Chemistry Prank From The April 1939 Issue Of Popular Science
These trick matches create serpents of ash. Happy April Fools' Day!
Nonsense Paper That Cites Michael Jackson And Ron Jeremy Actually Gets Published
Apparently no one at the Romanian journal that ran it was a Thriller fan. Or realized Bernoulli hasn't published a paper since his death in 1782.
Magic Mystery Bulb
Transform an old lightbulb into a glowing April Fools’ prank.
Boo! Give Yourself A Dead Hand, Plus 3 More Easy DIY Halloween Tricks
Terrify your friends 1964-style. Bonus: the simplest jack-o'-lantern ever
Archive Gallery: Popular Science Plays Pranks
Practical jokes from invisible ink to dangling a car off a bridge
Canadian student pranksters have turned city lights into Morse code, covered the mayor’s house in fake paint, and dangled a car beneath the Golden Gate Bridge—just to show they can. Our writer risked injury and arrest to join the cult
Great College Pranks
Bury Lady Liberty in a lake? Sneak frat jokes onto the Voyager? If there's one thing the smartest college kids throughout history take seriously, it's their pranks