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Guy With Phony Twitter Tricks 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 bloke with a fake Twitter account and a fancy-looking mayoral chain. God bless the internet. Read More >>

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Girl Uses Classic iPhone Prank on Mum to Hilarious Results

A few years ago I told you about an amazing prank you can pull on your friends/colleagues/family. This girl just executed it with beautiful precision on her mother. Read More >>

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This Man Pranks Strangers With Intimate Details He Found by Stalking Their Instagram Accounts

How much do you share on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram? Maybe a snap of your oh-so-healthy lunch? Or a witticism about an over-bearing boss? That's fine -- so long as your posts are set to private. Make that snap of your dog public, or that flirty exchange with a waitress available for all to see, and you're opening yourself up for some seriously freaky pranks. Read More >>

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Sewer-Dwelling Zombie Pranksters Give Pedestrians the Fright of Their Lives

"Adverpranks" are a thing now, it seems. Following in the footsteps of the Carrie coffee shop girl and LG's elevator prank is this new fright-fest to promote the concluding episodes of the latest season of The Walking Dead. Read More >>

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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. Read More >>

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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. Read More >>

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"I'm Spartacus" Prank Somehow Works at Notorious Name-Muddlers Starbucks

It must have taken nerves of steel to pull off this prank -- not because it required half a dozen people to disturb the conveyor-belt-workings of the world's biggest coffee shop chain, but because it relies upon Starbucks' notoriously name-illiterate staff to get a bloody spelling right. Read More >>

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Get Out of Work Early With This Handy Happy Hour Virus

Everybody hates malware. It's scary—all your personal information could be exposed! It's annoying—all your data could disappear! It's confusing—none of your friends really know how it works! This is why fake malware is the best new way to play hooky. Read More >>

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Watch People Freak Out When They See Ghosts Inside an iPhone Camera

This prank is such pure evil genius that you can't help but laugh. And feel bad because you'd get freaked out too. Funny man Jack Vale scared the creepy crawly goosebumps out of people by asking strangers to take his picture with his iPhone. Why's that scary? Read More >>

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This iPhone Prank Tricks People Into Thinking They're Getting a Text

Well, not really. It would not be funny if you were standing there, staring at your phone waiting to get a text for two minutes, much less ten. (You know you've done it.) But if it happened to a friend—now that would be funny. Read More >>

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Watch This Girl With Telekinetic Powers Freak Out Coffee Shop Patrons

This absolutely amazing and terrifying prank, where a girl with telekinetic powers appears to freak out in a coffee shop, is actually a publicity stunt for the upcoming remake of the film Carrie. But that doesn't make it any less entertaining or awesome. Make sure you watch it all the way through, too, it just gets better and better. Read More >>

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The Bestest Friends Ever Filled a Guy's Entire Home Plumbing with Beer

Friends don't get better than this. They could always have your back, they could be your groomsmen at your wedding, hell they could even give a kidney to you, and yet, they won't ever beat these guys who pranked their friend by replacing his entire home plumbing system with beer. As in, every faucet would spew out sweet delicious beer instead of water. As in, beers on every tap. It's a dream come true. Read More >>

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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 created this teleportation prank that had people believing in all things Trekkie. Read More >>

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These People Thought the iPad Mini Was the New iPhone

It's one of the oldest tricks in the book, but Jimmy Kimmel gave people on the street the iPad Mini and told them it was the new iPhone. Naturally, these poor, unsuspecting folks bought it hook, line, and sinker. Read More >>

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Watch LG Use 4K TVs to Trick People Into Thinking a Meteor Hit Earth

LG, maker of fine displays and wonderful prankster of innocent people, has cooked up another beautiful visual trick: installing LG 4K TVs as fake window units and tricking people into believing a meteor has crashed onto Earth. Because the screen is so clear! Read More >>

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Breaking Bad Prank Shows You What Happens When You Post Your Phone Number on Twitter

If you were in any doubt that posting your real phone number publicly on Twitter was a bad idea, this hilarious pranking of a legion of Breaking Bad fans should put that to rest. Seriously, just don't. Read More >>

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