When a kid named Murray destroyed a card trick

When a kid named Murray destroyed a card trick
It was going to be an amazing card trick 
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The Steve Buscemi family photo prank

The Steve Buscemi family photo prank
Steve is everywhere…

From a guy named Jim who knows how to prank:

"so my parents were gone for 2 days and I switched most of our family photos with pictures of steve buscemi…"

If you have to ask why this is a great prank, you may be incapable of pranking. Continue reading

Why do most Americans think adultery is bad?

Why do most Americans think adultery is bad?
91% of Americans think adultery is morally wrong. Continue reading

When puzzles are more than a game

When puzzles are more than a game
Some puzzles are not merely 
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What are cardboard, hair and baseballs worth?

What are cardboard, hair and baseballs worth?
Is this the face on the most valuable 
baseball card in the world?

William Mastro ran what he called the "world’s leading sports and Americana auction house." They held exclusive auctions of items such as a 1869 Cincinnati Red Stockings trophy baseball, locks of hair from Elvis Presley, and a rare Honus Wagner baseball card. Continue reading

Watch the Ghost Army fool the enemy

Watch the Ghost Army fool the enemy
This tank, it’s not real.

Over a year ago, I wrote about Rick Beyer trying to finish his documentary on the Ghost Army, a secretive American squad that used various techniques to fool the enemy during World War 2. Continue reading

Tricked by the stink of natural gas

Tricked by the stink of natural gas
Where there’s a smell, there could be an explosion.

At 8 o’clock in the morning, calls starting coming in from people in downtown Great Falls, Montana. Continue reading

This one is a master of camouflage

This one is a master of camouflage
It’s an orchid mantis.

Go 40 seconds into the video and spot the doomed fly and the slowly moving mantis, until…

An orchid mantis eats a fly
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They were pranked at the pump

They were pranked at the pump
More fun than a toy gas pump

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno decided to prank people who were pumping gas by setting up a fake "Pumpcast News" newscast. Continue reading

The very impossible staircase illusion

The very impossible staircase illusion
These optical illusion stairs actually exist 
at the Rochester Institute of Technology.

Skip to 1:41 to get to the meat of the presentation. Continue reading