There is an article circulating all over social media that says that the FBI is putting every motorcyclist on a classified gang list in the wake of the horrendous Waco biker gang shootout. Guess what? That is Grade A horse shit.
The beautiful Volvo FH semi truck is being shilled as being "a sports car under the hood," so for their latest commercial they trolled an unsuspecting valet by sneaking it between some real sports cars. As entertaining as Van Damme riding the mirrors?
The Toyota Aygo is generally considered a fun little car, but it's considered even more fun when you dress up like, well, the actual car. And then you go drive around.
In quite possibly the best prank to ever hit this new digitized map world, a Scottish mechanic and his buddies staged a fake murder on Google Street View. It took longer than you might think for people to figure out what they'd done.
As Jalopnik's resident expert on screaming like a 12-year old girl in the back of a cab, I know a good cab prank when I see one. And this snake in a cab prank is good. It's funny when it isn't you!
And you thought covering your buddy's car in post-it notes was good.
Back in 2009 as the Carcopalypse raged and Detroit melted down, President Obama ordered the Big 3 to drop their sponsorship in NASCAR altogether. Or at least, that's what an embarrassingly large group of people believed.
That incredible prank that snookered a Bay Area television station into reporting names like "Sum Ting Wong" and "Ho Lee Fuk" as the flight crew of that downed Asiana airplane? It cost three producers at KTVU in the Bay Area their jobs. TheWrap reached out to all three. One of them responded.
Look, we all know its just a matter of time before self-driving robo-cars are everywhere. We can either piss and moan about how dehumanizing it'll be and how driving will be dead, or we can have some fun messing with them. I'm on the side of fun.
It's a brilliant prank, and it never should've worked. How did a couple of 20-year-olds listen in on two NFL executives talking shop the day before free agency began? A little luck, great timing, and a 73-year old general manager who doesn't really understand how telephones work.
There's no doubt that people will do just about anything to make it big on the internet. But there's normal anything and then there's Florida anything, which is living proof that videotaped pranks can run afoul of the law when they involve giving random people wedgies.
Pranks on unsuspecting drive up window attendants have been around for years. But then YouTube came along.
Paula Papen found her 8-year-old son using her iPad to mess around on eBay, so she did what any parent who doesn't mind scarring their children for life would do: She convinced him he'd accidentally purchased a $50,000 Ford Mustang and there was no way to cancel the sale.
Somewhere, in Vermont's St. Albans penitentiary, there's a prisoner feeling pretty damn good about himself. Not because of a well-formed shiv or a found cigarette, but because of a really sublime prank: he snuck a pig into the state seals that adorn Vermont's police cars.
It's only January 18th and yet an Australian has already accomplished what may stand as the best car prank of 2012 with the help of a 100-ft axe and a lot of cameras. Revenge is a dish best served... with a gigantic freaking axe.
Two Heathrow employees pulled a hilarious prank on the airport by giving bogus names to be read over the airport's PA system. The result were announcements like these: "My colleague just farted and left the room the bastard."
We like our humor dark, but this is dark: In Iraq, a reality show puts fake bombs in celebrities' cars, then tricks them into believing they're going to prison for terrorism once they're "discovered" at security checkpoints.
Erin Green of Ft. Myers, Florida noticed her car acting sluggishly so she took it to her mechanic, who found the gas tank filled with condoms, clogging the fuel pump. She suspects her angry-yet-safe neighbors. [NaplesNews]