halloween

Got An Empty Cereal Box? You Can Easily Make A Slick Star Wars Costume

If you haven’t outgrown your love of Halloween, but don’t have as much time as you’d like to dedicate to designing an awesome costume, Steve Wintercroft has got your back. On his site you’ll find a bunch of patterns for easy but detailed Halloween masks, including this stormtrooper getup that surprisingly detailed for being made from an empty cereal box.


How Mask Makers Turn Silicone Into Glorious Guts And Gore

If you’re looking for ideas on how to transform yourself into a disease-ridden horned demon for a themed party, you’ll want to head behind the scenes at Immortal Masks. The Hollywood-based company designs high-end creature masks for special effects teams in film. Or anyone who wants to seriously scare the shit out of trick-or-treaters.


Presto Gets You Ready For Halloween With A Scary Movie Collection

Halloween is coming up next Friday, and it’s as good a reason as any to settle in and frighten yourself with some horror flicks. Presto’s seasonally-themed scary movie collection of nine titles doesn’t actually have Scary Movie in it, but that’s fine.


Celebrate 25 Seasons Of Treehouse Of Horror By Watching The Simpsons

Quick! Stop what you’re doing (including reading this), and go watch television history. The Simpsons will be airing the 25 instalment of a now national Halloween tradition known as Treehouse of Horror.


Smartphones Turn These Masks Into Incredible Animated Halloween Costumes

Proving that sometimes all it takes is a popular YouTube video to kickstart a successful business, Mark Rober, the guy who made the gaping hole in your gut costume using two iPads a few years ago, is back with even more easy but impressive costume ideas. And that includes a line of Halloween masks that come to life with nothing but a smartphone running a free app.


Hack-O-Lantern Turns Your Kid's Pumpkin Into An Interactive Spooker

Except for maybe the addition of child-safe power tools, not much has changed in decades when it comes to carving a Jack-o-lantern. But if you want Halloween to be about more than gutting a pumpkin and sugar rushes, LittleBits has come out with a simple kit that turns a Jack-o-lantern into a lesson about basic electronics.


This Alien Human-Pilot Mask Already Won Halloween

You can go ahead and scrap your plans for that ‘hilarious’ bent iPhone costume you’ve been planning, because we clearly have a winner for this year’s best Halloween getup. And it only takes mere seconds to put on, no hours spent in a makeup chair.


Try These Nike Knockoffs For Your Next Back To The Future Costume

For those who simply can’t hold out for power laces, the Halloween costume version of Marty McFly’s Nikes from Back to the Future Part II are quite convincing. And unlike the limited-edition Air Mags that Nike produced in 2011, which are going for bajillions of dollars on eBay, these can be yours for only $US99.


Jaw-Dropping Proof That NASA Rocket Scientists Carve The Best Pumpkins

The internet’s chock full of wonderful ways to carve a Halloween pumpkin every year, but few can hold a glowing candle to what the scientists, engineers, and researchers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab come up with. Every year the lab holds a pumpkin-carving competition and the results, and the carving techniques, are exactly what you’d expect from the geniuses who landed the rovers on Mars.


Hail Satan: A Map Of All The Places In The US Named After The Devil Himself

Hell exists, and it’s right here on earth. Or at least, it does in name. Designer Jonathan Hull has made a map of all the places with names derived from the devil.


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