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How To: Face smash a sleeping roommate

Face, meet table. Another great practical joke video by PrankVote where they attack Ernie in his sleep. Find your sleeping friend, place a small table over his sleeping face and blow an air horn in his ear. Be assured this will result in a very angry and delusional roommate. However this is a great way to pull a face smash practical joke on any sleeping roomate. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!

How To: Plant a Condom

This how-to prank video will teach you how to plant a condom that will grow when watered. Learn how to grow a plant using condoms and create a whole new vibe in your house. Condom plants are practical and do not require a lot of time watering or grooming. Grow a garden of condom plants and create a new conversation piece at your next get-together. This video tutorial shows a great way to pull a practical joke on friends. All you need to pull off this prank is: an empty toilet paper roll, a co...

How To: 12 April Fool's Day Pranks for Your Smartphone-Addicted Family & Friends

April Fool's Day, aka National Screw with Your Friends Day, is finally here. You can always pull a conventional prank, like strategically placing a whoopee cushion on your mom's chair, but that joke has been exhausted generations before smartphones were around. We live in a day and age where smack cam is the new level of pranking, so it's time to step your game up, novices.

How To: Reverse Check a Phone Number

Prank Calls, Masked NumbersWho is calling your phone or your child's? Pranksters use a lot of tricks to make sure they can get on your nerves. Being able to trace prank calls is important because you're not going to learn much from your Caller ID, since most prank callers use an unlisted number - such as, a cell phone number. Many also use special code *67 to mask the number so your Caller ID will show "Blocked Number" or "Private Number". There are a lot of mild cases of so-called phone bull...

How To: Pick a Brinks number lock easily and quickly

If you've forgotten your combination, or for some other reason want to get past a Brinks number lock, this tutorial shows you how to do it. All you need is a bobby pin. Slide the bobby pin down towards the lock wheels. Then spin the wheels slowly, from top to bottom. As you spin each wheel to the correct number, the bobby pin will slide down a little more. And once the bobby pin is all the way down, not only have you unlocked the lock, you've figured out the combination!

How To: MoMA Pisses Off Internet Artists (Here's How to Get Back at Them)

Aram Bartholl over at F.A.T. is pretty pissed because MoMA is discriminating against internet artists. As most New York-based working artists know, MoMA offers annual membership for only $35 (compared to the standard rate of $75) to artists who can provide "credentials" that prove legitimacy. Though the offer isn't publicized on the MoMA site, word on the street is "credentials" equates to "a letter from the gallery or an announcement for one of the artist's shows within the past two years" (...

How To: Cheat on a math test using a calculator

In this tutorial, we learn how to cheat on a math test using a calculator. The first way to cheat is to go into your calculator where the programming is. After this, you can type in the information that you need to store into the calculator and then save it to look at later. The other way to cheat is to write down the information that you need on a small piece of paper. After this, tape it to the inside of your graphing calculator on the shell. If a teacher comes by, simply put the calculator...

How To: Get a Free Soft Drink from a Vending Machine

In this tutorial, we learn how to get a free soft drink from a vending machine. First, you will need to find one of those old vending machines, not one of the new and high tech ones. From here, you will need to sit down and lift the hatch up from the machine. Then, reach up into the machine and find a soda. Once you get your hands on one, pull the pop from out of the machine. You should have relatively small hands and longer arms to be able to do this successfully. Once finished, drink your s...

How To: Use Prank Dialer to make prank calls over the internet

Making anonymous prank calls got a little difficult for a while there in the early 2000's. Not anymore though! Between Skype and PrankDialer there are very few people that you can't prank call anymore without having to worry about them finding you. This video will show you how to use Prank Dialer to make prerecorded prank calls to whomever you want for free. Good times.

How To: Make a popping penny bomb with paper caps and tape

Do you like playing with those little popper things that you throw on the ground and they make a loud popping noise? The ones that come in the box full of sawdust? Well those are for noobs. This video will show you how to make a similar, but louder, device out of a penny, some paper caps (the kind for cap guns, remember those?) and tape. It's loud, easy, and cheap. It may not look pretty, but it'll do the job magnificently.

How To: Make fake boogers with rubber cement

How To Make Anything demonstrates how to make fake boogers with rubber cement. Find rubber cement in the school supply aisle of any store. First, open the rubber cement and brush it onto a small non-stick surface. Allow the rubber cement to dry. You can blow on it to dry it. Rub off the almost-dried rubber cement from the surface and onto your finger. The rubber cement balls will retain some of its sticky properties to resemble a booger. Remember, don't eat the fake boogers but you can use th...

How To: Hack a Vending Machine for Change

This video demonstrates a way to hack a vending machine for change. First, you should press the top selection button four times, and then press the very last button three times. Then, hold the fourth button from the top and press the last button once more. If done correctly, the vending machine will return four quarters (one dollar) in change. This video may be helpful for people who want to hack a vending machine or who need some quick change.

How To: Spoof your phone number

Have you ever found yourself calling up a company, only to be denied due to not calling from the number listed on your account? Thanks to a website called Spoofcard, this is no longer an issue! SpoofCard let's you spoof the number you are calling from, as well as modify your voice (Male -> Female or vice versa). Best of all, it all looks completely legitimate.

How To: Pick a lock with two bobby pins

Using simply 2 bobby pins and a tension wrench, you should be able to open up a padlock without needing the key. When properly wiggling the pins around, with the right tension, you should be able to break right in. Remember, only pick locks that you own, otherwise it could be considered illegal.

How To: Repel steam from mirrors with write secret messages

Tinkernut shows you how to repel steam from mirrors and windows by using shaving cream. Believe it or not, shaving cream is an excellent way to prevent mirrors or windows from becoming fogged over. Just smear shaving cream over the window/mirror and wipe it off using a damp cloth. It should now prevent the window/mirror from becoming fogged over from steam. If it wears off, just repeat the process. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!