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51 High-tech Practical Jokes for the Evil Genius

Evil Genius

By Brad Graham, Kathy McGowan

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Format: Paperback, 224 pages
Other Information: black & white illustrations
Published In: United States, 01 October 2007

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  

"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 stationblocker And many more!

Table of Contents

Part 1: Introduction Warranty Void Basic Electronics Part 2: Truly Annoying Devices Project 1--The Dripping Faucet Project 2--Evasive Beeping Thing Project 3--Ghost Door Knocker Project 4--Putrid Stink Machine Part 3: Critters and Beasties Project 5--Alive and Breathing Project 6--Hairy Swinging Spider Project 7--Carpet Crawling Creature Project 8--Universal Critter Launcher Project 9--Trash Can Troll Part 4: Mechanical Mayhem Project 10--Remote Control Jammer Project 11--Radio Station Blocker Project 12--Video Fubarizer Project 13--Audio Distorter Project 14--Phone Static Injector Project 15--Hard Drive Failure Project 16--Serious Car Troubles Things That Go Bump in the Night Project 17--Glowing Blinking Eyes Project 18--Computer Audio Nightmare Project 19--Rats in the Walls Project 20--Footsteps in the Night Project 21--Giant Shadow Projector Part 6: Evil Abounds Project 22--Voices from the Grave Project 23--Evil-Possessed Doll Project 24--Telephone Devil Voice Project 25--Evil Lurching Head Project 26--Give Us a Sign Project 27--Flying Ouija Board Part 7: Shock and Awe Project 28--The Barbeque Box Project 29--Simple Induction Shocker Project 30--Strong Pulse Shocker Project 31--Disposable Camera Zapper Project 32--Hissing Gas Container Project 33--Radiation Detector Part 8: Machine Hoaxes Project 34--The Magic Light Bulb Project 35--Coin-Minting Machine Project 36--See Through Walls Part 9: Mind Benders Project 37--Rigged Lie Detector Project 38--The Dog Talker Project 39--Telepathy Transmitter Project 40--Subliminal Audio Mind Control Project 41--Subliminal Video Mind Control Part 10: Halloween Horrors Project 42--Flying Vampire Bat Project 43--The Haunted Ghost Mirror Project 44--Living Brain in a Jar Project 45--Universal Motivator Project 46--Sound-activated Switch Project 47--Flesh-eating Jack-O-Lantern Part 11: Fluffy Attacks! Scare Them Silly! Project 48--Spring-Loaded Launch Pad Project 49--Trap Door Cage Project 50--Light-activated Trigger Project 51--Fluffy's Body Part 12: Digital Fakery Editing Software Original Photo Quality Warping Effects Making Hoax Photos Adding Reflections and Shadows Index

About the Author

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.

EAN: 9780071494946
ISBN: 0071494944
Publisher: TAB Books Inc
Dimensions: 27.18 x 21.62 x 1.24 centimetres (0.54 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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