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Mac-O-Lanterns Light the Way This Halloween

by Paul Strauss

What better way to use a couple of old Macintosh computers?

Mac O Lanterns from MAKE

All it took was a little orange paint for the “pumpkin”, and a JPEG viewer application for the face. This is the best use for old Macs since the original MacQuarium.

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[MAKE via Mike Ballan]




Comments (5):

  1. Rowell says:

    very creative indeed :) How come you didn’t use old IBM computers?

  2. Tim says:

    Great idea! Better than the Macquarium. (How many fish can you keep anyway?)

  3. bonsaiemu says:

    i have a mac like this can you give my instructions on how to install a jpeg viewer to it and make it show a jack-o-lanturn face PLEASE make them detailed.

    thanks

  4. Mark Gary Blumenthal, MD, MPH says:

    Cute, but why not recycle them instead? Save our landfills and recycle precious metals.

    • LostWolff says:

      I kow it’s a year later and all, but I wanted to point out that they re-using the computers also keeps them out of the landfills. so that’s not really something you need to worry about.

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