It was going to be an amazing card trick
Continue reading “When a kid named Murray destroyed a card trick”
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 “The Steve Buscemi family photo prank”
91% of Americans think adultery is morally wrong. Continue reading “Why do most Americans think adultery is bad?”
Some puzzles are not merely
Continue reading “When puzzles are more than a game”
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 “What are cardboard, hair and baseballs worth?”
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 “Watch the Ghost Army fool the enemy”
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 “Tricked by the stink of natural gas”
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
Continue reading “This one is a master of camouflage”
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 “They were pranked at the pump”
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 “The very impossible staircase illusion”