Kid gets pranked on his birthday, we see the terror in his eyes

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Video on Monday 20 July 2015

The best kind of pranksters are the ones who can keep a straight face to the very end. This mum does more than that. She keeps her son – and us – on our toes until we’re all a little uncomfortable… and scared, very, very scared.

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Japanese prank show secretly records how long perverts look at huge boobs (NSFW)

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Friday 19 June 2015

In Japan, a local comedy show pranked the guys in its staff by secretly recording them staring at their favourite thing: big boobs.

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Try not to laugh as you watch the Taiwanese remake of Titanic, starring Michael Hamilton

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By Daya Ha in Video on Tuesday 9 June 2015

When in Taiwan to promote his latest film ‘Baby Steps’, Hollywood star Michael Hamilton stumbles into the craziest production on the island: famous director Ong Li’s new film ‘Taiwan Titanic’.

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This sweet-smelling apple pie candle eventually pranks you by smelling like ‘dirty fart’

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Products on Wednesday 22 April 2015

It’s tagline says it all: Starts our smelling great… and then WTF!? Yup, these candles are about to make a big entrance and take all your money because you’ll need every one of them!

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This is one of the most terrifying pranks ever organized on a train

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Wednesday 22 April 2015

Watching this video might scare you away from public transport… forever. Because there you are, taking the train home at night. You’ve had a long day and all you want to do is relax. So you’re reading a book or playing games on your tablet. And then suddenly, the train stops, the lights go out, and waiting for you at the end of the carriage is a ghost girl.

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Ouch! This guy tries to force conversation on a college campus and it’s totally awkward

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Wednesday 1 April 2015

You’re at a party, at school or even at work and you’re surrounded by people. How do you start that all-important first conversation? Talk about the weather? Talk about the food on offer? Perhaps the latest sports game? Well, for one guy, he decided to force conversation in the most awkward way possible. By asking questions about Taylor Swift.

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These homeless people thought they were headed to a shelter for the night, instead they were taken to a five-star restuarant

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By Nicole Hughes in Video on Saturday 10 January 2015

Not all pranks are bad. In this video, YouTube prankster has decided to turn his channel into a positive outlet. A group of homeless people thought they were headed to a homeless shelter for the night. Little did they know the surprise that was in store for them.

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The Snapchat selfie video prank that NEVER gets old!

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By Nicole Hughes in Video on Tuesday 6 January 2015

Throughout the year, this Snapchat user continued her clever, yet simple prank on her brother. She sets up her phone convincing those around her she is taking a selfie picture. Although as time lingers past the point of picture-taking, the group realises it’s in fact a video. Hilarity ensues once they realise all the silly […]

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Haha! This prank sees foodies fooled by McDonald’s food passed off as organic tapas

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By Low Lai Chow in Video on Tuesday 28 October 2014

We may not be ardent fans of McDonald’s, but it’s still pretty funny to see how these guys from YouTube channel Life Hunters pranked food experts when they went to a food convention in Houten, Netherlands and passed off artfully-styled McDonald’s meals as classy organic tapas-like dishes.

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Unsuspecting customers had to climb a wall after this store’s floors disappeared

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Friday 17 October 2014

In South Korea, unsuspecting customers of this pop-up shop received the shock of their lives when the floor suddenly started disappearing, forcing them to hang onto the walls for dear life. Probably not the best way to get return clients.

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A spa springs up at a crowded subway platform in New York City

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By Kenny Ong in New Events on Wednesday 13 August 2014

Improv Everywhere is a New York City-based prank collective that creates scenes of fun and joy in public places (or chaos, depending on your mood on that particular day). Created in 2001 by Charlie Todd, Improv Everywhere has executed over 100 missions involving tens of thousands of participants.

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Is this the greatest coffee shop prank video ever? Yes, yes and yes!

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By Darwin Cosico in Video on Thursday 10 October 2013

Do you want telekinesis with your coffee? Some of the customers in the video have received more than what they asked for. The marketing team of Carrie, an 2013 supernatural horror film, released a video on YouTube titled ‘Telekinetic Coffee Shop Surprise’ to promote the film.

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Be prepared to scream! This is the most terrifying elevator prank ever

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By Francis Andrews in Video on Thursday 29 November 2012

Now I’m all for becoming the victim of wily pranksters, but this piece of ingenuity from Brazil might just send me to an early grave. See what happens when the lights go out. It makes for brilliant viewing, but I’m not sure I’d want to be on the receiving end.

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Improv Everywhere

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By Gerry Mak in New Events on Wednesday 13 February 2008

Public-theater, culture-bombing, flash-mob troupe Improv Everywhere — known for gags such as the ‘no pants’ subway ride, the fake U2 concert, and slow-motion shopping at Home Depot — recently deployed 200 ‘agents’ to Grand Central in New York City, where they all froze in place precisely at 2:30pm. The crowd stood frozen for exactly five […]

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