If this face seems familiar, it’s probably because you’ve seen it associated with any number of recent terror incidents. This man has apparently died at least three times since January, most recently in the terrorist attack at Atatürk Airport in Istanbul. So what gives? A France24 investigation provides the answer.
There are people in this world who love surprises. I am not one of them. As Jalopnik’s Video Director, it’s my job to make sure surprises don’t happen while we’re on a video shoot. Yet, in late February, the Jalopnik staff managed to put one past me—and I don’t completely hate them for it.
Remember jumping in your seat the first time you saw Jurassic Park? That was just a movie, and you were probably sitting in a comfy theater chair. Imagine finding yourself coming face to face with what looks like a real dinosaur in a deserted parking garage. If you don’t have a heart attack, you’ll still have to find…
Most NYC subway riders are pretty blasé when panhandlers hit them up for cash between stations. When a panhandler announced he was collecting funds to build a time machine, riders chuckled at the odd request—until another man boarded the train and announced he was the inventor’s future self. He implored them not to…
Is Donald Trump a fascist? Experts, historians, and pundits have debated the question for months. One thing has been certain for a while now: He tweets like one. That’s why, last year, Gawker’s Ashley Feinberg created a Twitter bot that would post quotes from the writings and speeches of the Italian fascist dictator…
The tech world loves their Easter eggs, from Adventure’s original hidden feature to Tesla’s various car tricks. But don’t fall for the recent claims for one hidden in your iPhone: if you attempt it, you’ll brick your device.
I cannot believe anyone took this email seriously: “I am a devout Muslim, and was once against violence, but I have teamed up with a local jihadist cell as it is the only way I’ll be able to accomplish my massacre the correct way.”
It’s never too early to start planning a cruel Halloween prank, and this year ThinkGeek’s got a doozy: an easy-to-install motorized Peeping Tom face that taps on windows at pre-set intervals so it won’t go unnoticed. Muhuhaha!
After Target announced that they would be making their toy section gender neutral—no signs demarcating toys for “girls” or “boys”—some people were upset by the move and took to Target’s Facebook page. They didn’t expect the response they got from user Mike Melgaard, who pretended to be an official Target customer…
Google’s Map Maker feature is coming back after getting shut down for too many prank entries. But now, Google will no longer deal with joke edits to Maps—the company is washing its pee-stained hands of moderation, shifting most of that responsibility to the Map Maker community.
Google has temporarily shut down its Map Maker program while it figures out how to stop people from inserting pranks into its maps, like the image of an Android robot taking a big pee on an Apple logo that prompted an apology last month.
April Fool’s Day comes but once a year, and that’s probably a good thing for Google. Everyone’s favorite search giant and proprietor of quirky holiday-related graphics accidentally broke its site security this April 1.
Since we’re all pretty much obsessed with the zombie apocalypse at this point, I guess it was only a matter of time before people started zombie-pranking each other.
The older someone gets the harder it is to find them the perfect birthday present. So why not just throw in the towel and go the gag gift route instead? This amazing musical card plays Happy Birthday to help someone celebrate their big day, except once started the only way to silence the card is to destroy it.
As most of her fans know, Ellen DeGeneres has been messing (hilariously) with Today Show host Matt Lauer. Now, it'd seem, Matt's decided to get even. After opening her car door and spilling ping pong balls all over a parking lot, DeGeneres discovers a cardboard cutout of her prankster buried inside.
Social media is a weirdo's playground. Never before in human history has it been so easy to act so creepy, without ever leaving your home. Whether it's posting a photo of your face to a coworker's Facebook wall or recreating a stranger's profile picture, there are plenty of ways to behave like a little social deviant…