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This might make you think twice about taking a call in public

Think public space is yours for talking loudly on your phone? Some folks in Beverly Hills, Calif., did, so a prankster hilariously crashed their gabfest.

By May 30, 2014

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Neighbor banned from Web after naked man shows up at woman's house

In an apparent attempt at humor, Jason Willis put his neighbor's address and picture in a Craigslist sex-solicitation ad. Soon, she was receiving male callers, one of whom was not exactly dressed.

By February 14, 2014

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Smart wig on and lightsaber packed, I visit the future

In the second part of a two-part piece of speculative fiction, Crave's Eric Mack time-travels to a day when everything is a little more awesome.

By January 5, 2014

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Pranksters have fun with 'newtgingrich.com'

It's a mystery who's behind a prank that's sending Gingrich supporters to Web sites related to controversies in which he's embroiled.

By December 21, 2011

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Fake science professor teaches class, aces it

A University of Rochester chemistry class thinks it's listening to its new professor. It's actually a prankster. And he gets them to turn off their laptops and cell phones.

By September 6, 2013

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Blind spot: How a hoax about eye licking went global

Media finds weird news impossible to resist, even when it sounds too silly to be true. But it can fool people especially easily when coming from a place like Japan, birthplace of wacky trends.

By August 8, 2013

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New album from ex-Groupon CEO fails to crack iTunes Top 100

Andrew Mason's "Hardly Workin" is an opus of limited musical scope, but it's the lyrics, melding Tom Peters and Bob Dylan, that will surely inspire. Perhaps, though, it's an acquired taste.

By July 2, 2013

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April Fools' roundup: Google Nose, Twttr, and more

Search the Web by smell, Maps gets a pirate-themed overhaul, and Twitter starts charging for vowels, in our April Fools' roundup.

By April 1, 2013

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For Improv Everywhere, pranking society is high art (Q&A)

The improv group has long brought its blend of culture jamming to people the world over. A new film celebrates the prank collective. Founder Charlie Todd sat down with CNET at SXSW to talk.

By March 11, 2013

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Prankster broadcasts message to WSU students

Masked prankster delivers bizarre rant in video broadcast to students via hacked computer system.

By November 10, 2010