A man from the UK super-glued locks on a dental office, sprayed the building with black paint and stole a sign. Continue reading “Better stay off this guy’s lawn or he might kill you”
"I was there." "No I wasn’t!"
Continue reading “Would it have been better if this ad was faked? (The firefighter who was a real firefighter.)”
How to never spill milk again!
(And other annoying difficulties SOLVED!!!)
Continue reading “You need this product. Call today!”
A fake bottle of milk
Anna Warren, who makes props for the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, points out something very true about deception. Continue reading “Why this fake milk tastes salty”
When you want to make your packages look securely wrapped… Continue reading “You need this whimsical Korean optical illusion packing tape”
It was a political statement.
Peter Stanley explains his prank, committed during the height of the AIDS epidemic:
On September 5th, 1991, I put a giant condom over Jesse Helms’ house. Continue reading “Why was a giant condom on this senator’s house?”
A real bookcase you can buy for your home
which subtly encourage you to read. Continue reading “Why is this bookcase deceptive?”
Welcome to Bogota, where the police
might have entirely too much free time.
One Sunday afternoon, a woman named Martha Soto-Cortes was selling items in front of her friend’s yard in Bogota, New Jersey. Continue reading “You can’t get away with fakes in this town”
You don’t need skills to deceive.
You just need balls.
A paper written by Dominic D. P. Johnson and James H. Fowler explains that being overconfident might be better than being rational. Continue reading “Why you shouldn’t read this blog”
This faux McDonalds is only friendly and inviting in ads and movies. Continue reading “You can’t eat at this fake McDonald’s Restaurant”