51 High-Tech Practical Jokes for the Evil Genius (Google eBook)

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McGraw Hill Professional, Sep 19, 2007 - Technology & Engineering - 224 pages
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ENGAGE YOUR WARPED SENSE OF HUMOR WITH HUNDREDS OF PRACTICAL GAG DEVICES YOU BUILD YOURSELF!

Give your friends and family the shock of their lives! 51 High-Tech Practical Jokes for the Evil Genius has everything you need to pull devastatingly funny (and safe!) technical pranks. From the “evasive beeping thing” to “rats in the walls” to the “rigged lie detector,” you’ll find a plethora of pranks that will feed your inner hacker while you create a state of utter confusion around you! Using easy-to-find parts and tools that all Evil Geniuses can get their hands on, these well-played yet harmless pranks will confound your unsuspecting targets every time. Plus, every gadget can be mixed and matched, allowing you to create hundreds of larger, even more twisted evil prank devices! 51 High-Tech Practical Jokes for the Evil Genius gives you:

  • Instructions and plans for 51 simple-to-advanced projects, complete with 200 how-to illustrations that let you build each device visually
  • Frustration-factor removal—all the needed parts are listed, along with sources
  • Video links to many of the practical jokes on YouTube.com

51 High-Tech Practical Jokes for the Evil Genius provides you with all the instructions, parts lists, and sources you need to pull hilarious pranks, such as:

  • Evasive random beeping things
  • Dripping faucet simulator
  • Hungry garbage can critter
  • Humungous dropping spider
  • Horrible computer failure
  • TV remote control jammer
  • Possessed animatronic doll
  • Flying Ouija board
  • Voices from the grave
  • The barbecue box
  • Ultrasimple pulse shocker
  • Disposable camera taser
  • Ghost door knocker
  • Radio station blocker
  • And many more!
  

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Review: 51 High-Tech Practical Jokes for the Evil Genius (Evil Genius)

User Review  - Tracy Black - Goodreads

Very funny pranks with clear instructions. There aren't materials lists for any of the projects though. You have to sift through the instructions to find out what's needed. Read full review

Review: 51 High-Tech Practical Jokes for the Evil Genius (Evil Genius)

User Review  - Bkspidey - Goodreads

Every prankster MUST own a copy of this book. The instructions are clear and easy to understand, and the pranks themselves are hilarious. Read full review

Contents

1 Introduction
1
2 Truly Annoying Devices
17
3 Critters and Beasties
33
4 Mechanical Mayhem
51
5 Things That Go Bump in the Night
71
6 Evil Abounds
91
7 Shock and Awe
113
8 Machine Hoaxes
133
9 Mind Benders
147
10 Halloween Horrors
165
11 Fluffy Attacks Scare Them Silly
187
12 Digital Fakery
203
Index
221
Copyright

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About the author (2007)

Brad Graham is a network engineer, electronics technician,welder,web developer, robotics developer, computer programmer, and inventor. He is coauthor of Atomic Zombie’s Bicycle Builders Bonanza (0-07-142267-6), 101 Spy Gadgets for the Evil Genius (0-07-146894-3), and other titles. Kathy McGowan is a bicycle, robotics, and electronics enthusiast and manages the daily operations of a hi-tech company.

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