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Watch out! Twitter, Snapchat fall victim to quirky iOS bug

With a simple string of offending characters, a prankster can crash your iOS device via Snapchat or Twitter.

By May 29, 2015

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Google Maps hit with White House racial slur vandalism

The search giant has been embarrassed by recent stunts targeting Google Maps, reminiscent of "Google Hacks" designed to change search results to make political statements.

By May 19, 2015

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This is what happens when an Apple store employee tries to sell you a Microsoft Surface

Technically Incorrect: A prankster troupe invades an Apple store, masquerading as employees. What results is instructive.

By March 25, 2015

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Mark Hamill will play The Trickster again in 'The Flash'

Fresh off "The Force Awakens," Mark Hamill will reprise his role as The Trickster in the 17th episode of The CW's TV series "The Flash."

By December 8, 2014

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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