Scientists know where fear comes from—it's triggered by the feeling of losing control or being rendered powerless in some way. But why is it now a cultural obsession?
Here are 13 super fun Halloween pranks millennial grownups can try, most of which—like so many horrifying things—are basically legal!
Aug 24, 2016
This prank truly is the GOAT.
Share the Safety is a vicious, bleak joke, but it's the only kind of joke you can make about the debate over guns in the US.
I know this is an unpopular opinion, akin to saying you believe grandmas are overrated, but I do not like pranks. They are bad and mean, and you shouldn't do them.
Turns out ghosts in the movies are much scarier than IRL.
Ben Baker gets amazing shots by pretending to flash people—then giving them another kind of flash.
On Halloween, teens own the streets. But are they scary?
In the words of its inventor, the product is a potent combination of "butt crack, kind of a sewer smell, with a hint of dead animal."
The life of a young model is probably less glamourous than you thought.
I don't want to be the one to say this, but: This video of a large idiot bunny man not killing someone disproves the existence of God.
The fine tradition of putting fake dog turds on the ground and pointing at them has been corrupted by corporate greed.
David Teitelbaum earned a spot on the Tonight Show for walking past a guard and sticking a microphone in Nic Cage's face.
Only after a 19-year-old discovered burn marks on her torso and Snapchat evidence the next day did she realize exactly what had happened.
The attack came just as President Barack Obama was delivering a speech on cybersecurity.
That Florida family who bought Walmart steaks with acid in them just found out they'll probably never find the culprit. Stories about involuntary LSD trips rarely end well, or even cleanly.
This week: A guy shot a dog because he was tired of hearing barking and a woman tried to trick a man into raping someone she didn't like.
Being – with your bowel movements is one thing, but when an autistic kid gets caught in the crossfire, you know we're in trouble.
On the night of March 11, a Twitter user stood at a window in downtown LA and took a photo of his rifle, the barrel aimed at what appeared to be a couple of pedestrians standing on a street corner in the distance.
Yesterday, a judge in New York heard a "Booey Bombing" case in an actual court. In the end Joseph "Joey Boots" Bassolino got his case dismissed. Afterward, I talked to Joey to find out how it all unfolded, along with what drives him, and what the future h…
Hood Prank videos are some of the most popular pieces of content on the internet. White people go to the ghetto and play cruel tricks on unsuspecting black people, such as stealing their phones, staging fake murders, and forcing them to watch magic.
After answering a Craigslist ad looking for actors, I was hired to be OJ Simpson's sidekick on a hidden-camera prank show called Juiced. In between takes, OJ would make jokes about the double murder he had been accused of.
We interviewed Harry Gould Harvey IV—who is in fact a photographer and not, as his name might lead you to believe, a rich man's sailboat—about his work and why CEOs are the worst people to take pictures of.
An 82-year-old police commissioner in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, was caught calling President Obama the N-word in public. He admits everything and refuses to apologize, saying Obama "meets and exceeds my criteria for such."