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Twitter’s No-Vowel ‘Twttr’ Prank Is the Scariest of the Day Twitter’s No-Vowel ‘Twttr’ Prank Is the Scariest of the Day

It’s kind of become a tradition as of late that every year, on April Fools’ Day, tech companies try to one-up each other on who can announce the craziest product and maybe catch some unsuspecting blog readers off guard. This …

Ah Yes, the Ol’ Imaginary Friend Photo Prank [VIDEO] Ah Yes, the Ol’ Imaginary Friend Photo Prank [VIDEO]
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Sometimes, the ability to trick someone has less to do with the trick itself and more to do with the presentation. Here, we see a very simple trick that should have been figured out by at least 90% of the …

12-Year-Old Arrested For Shooting Prank Call 12-Year-Old Arrested For Shooting Prank Call

With the fears of school shootings at their highest since the Columbine shootings in 1999, authorities and parents are in no mood to suffer pranksters who would test those fears. The Associated Press is reporting that a 12-year-old boy has …

Boy Admits Kutcher Prank, May be Connected to Others Boy Admits Kutcher Prank, May be Connected to Others

Back in December 2012, Los Angeles police arrested an unnamed juvenile in connection with prank 911 calls that sent police to the homes of Ashton Kutcher and Justin Bieber. That person was later released by police, who continued to investigate …

This Terrifying Corpse Prank Guarantees I’ll Never Ride an Elevator in Brazil This Terrifying Corpse Prank Guarantees I’ll Never Ride an Elevator in Brazil

Remember that terrifying elevator prank that went mega-viral last week? With over 40 million views to date, that creepy screaming girl has definitely caused some nightmares. Now, those pranksters are back with an even more terrifying elevator prank. This time, …

Guy Fakes Mexican Accent for an Entire College Semester, Wins Troll Points Guy Fakes Mexican Accent for an Entire College Semester, Wins Troll Points
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I think I took Speech 101 back in college. You probably did too. It’s the kind of class that’s required by many majors at most universities – the kind of class that you probably bemoan waking up for every morning, …

Watch What Happens When You Drop Boxes Full of the iPhone 5 in Front of Apple Fanboys Watch What Happens When You Drop Boxes Full of the iPhone 5 in Front of Apple Fanboys
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If you camp in front of an Apple Store days before the launch of a new iDevice, chances are you would even refer to yourself as an Apple fanboy. That kind of dedication shows a profund love for Apple products …

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Mess with Someone’s Facebook Profile Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Mess with Someone’s Facebook Profile
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I’d be willing to bet that the majority of young Facebook users will be able to relate to the overwhelming need for revenge exhibited by the creators of this video. Most of us can remember the last time a “friend” …

History of April Fools Day: Tips and Pointers to Make 2012 the Best Year Yet History of April Fools Day: Tips and Pointers to Make 2012 the Best Year Yet
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April Fools Day or All Fools Day is a day to pull pranks on your friends, family, and co-workers. How did it start? We are not sure. According to the following YouTube video popular theories claim that the holiday originated …

Super Bowl Videos: Hey Jimmy Kimmel I Unplugged the TV During the Game Super Bowl Videos: Hey Jimmy Kimmel I Unplugged the TV During the Game
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Jimmy Kimmel posed a challenge to his audience last week. He wanted them to unplug the TV during the Super Bowl and film the reactions. The videos have been slowly coming in, but I’m sure there will be more later …

Hurricane Irene Coverage Finds Some Levity From Howard Stern’s Captain Janks Hurricane Irene Coverage Finds Some Levity From Howard Stern’s Captain Janks

If you are feeling fatigued by all the Hurricane media coverage, this might be the antidote. Prankster and self described “phony phone call artist” Captain Janks, best known for his appearances on The Howard Stern Show, has been making the …

Fairfield College Pranks Google Maps Fairfield College Pranks Google Maps

Three cheers for the male penis. It’s undeniable appearance is always good for a laugh — Just ask Anthony Weiner — especially when it shows up in unexpected areas, like, say, Google Maps, or your Twitter DM inbox. It’s quite …

Judgment Day May 21: Tips for Believers and Non-Believers Judgment Day May 21: Tips for Believers and Non-Believers
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So we’ve all heard the news that the rapture may, in fact, happen tomorrow at 6pm. Biblical numerologist Harold Camping sez that a sweeping rapture will take around 200 million souls to heaven, leaving the rest of us here to, …

Fake Chrome OS Screenshots Punk Tech Media
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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard that Google announced that it would be releasing a new operating system called Google Chrome OS this week. One mysterious blog entry popped up soon after, claiming to have snagged some screenshots of the OS as Google demoed the product to Acer.

Here’s an excerpt from that post:

French Girls Find ‘Appiness On Google Maps
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That it’s near the corner of Cedar and Shaft doesn’t help, and that Google Maps picked it up makes it a legendary prank. And if aliens happened to be flying over Hazelton, Pennsylvania around the same time the aerial photograph was taken, this is what they saw.

Google Click-to-Call Vulnerable To Phone Pranks?

For a brief time yesterday, TechCrunch speculated that Google had removed its Click-to-Call function on Google Maps, due to prank calls. The post was later updated to confirm the function was still in place.

Google Mellows Ad Terms For Maps

A change in verbiage in Google’s terms of service for Google Maps allows users to opt-out of advertising that may be delivered through the service.