The engineers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Labs have a pumpkin carving contest each year, and the pumpkins the creative ideas these rocket scientists come up with run the gamut from pop culture to space themed. My favorite design this year is the E.T.
Want your kids to get maximum candy this Halloween? Make something like this Mechwarrior costume, and they’ll intimidate every house into filling their trick or treat bag to the brim. This awesome kid’s mech costume was built by YouTuber Griddlock Cosplay for his kids, nieces, and nephews to show off at the Edmonton Comic Expo 2018.
I’ve seen some pretty crazy face painting before, but it’s usually designed to replicate some sort of animal or animated character. But makeup artist Mimi Choi also likes to dabble in inanimate objects, like food for her projects.
We’ve seen all kinds of cosplay around here. we’ve also seen our share of AT-ATs, but we’ve never seen a horse cosplaying an Imperial walker. But when Imperials hit hard times, you gotta do what you gotta do.
It seems as if the Bob Ross licensing folks have gone crazy. We have a Bob Ross waffle maker and a Bob Ross calendar. Deadpool has even gotten in on the Ross love with a Deadpool Bob Ross heat-changing coffee cup.
Bob Ross was a cool dude with a chill personal and ability to paint incredible landscapes and make it look easy. Bob might be long gone, but his Joy of Painting lives on in reruns and this sweet calendar.
Great. Now I hear that “Tiny Bubbles” song in my head. All because of this LEGO bubble blowing machine built by Sariel of Sariel’s LEGO Workshop. I like it. Bubbles make the world a happier place, and I’m not just talking about that guy from Trailer Park Boys.
Everyone has their favorite Transformers from the original animated series. For some it’s Optimus Prime, for others it’s Bumblebee or Grimlock, but for many Soundwave is the best Transformer ever. For those fans, this custom Soundwave-shaped boombox is everything.
Out of all of the good old 1980s arcade games, Pac-Man is one that truly stands out, with its simple looking but challenging gameplay, iconic characters, and memorable music and sounds, it’s a true masterwork of arcade gaming that’s still fun to play.
I really miss TV shows from back in the ’80s. So many of those series had cool and iconic cars. Knight Rider was among my favorites. Fans of the show will want to check out this LEGO version of K.I.T.T.
The recent IT movie was very creepy if not outright scary. If you don’t like clowns, you probably will want to look away. After all, Pennywise the clown is simply horrifying. But if you like your circus folk with cracked foreheads and bloody faces, keep on reading.
As further evidence that you can make anything with LEGO, we are now making minifigures puke their guts out on tiny amusement park rides. Check out this 3-axis LEGO Technic thrill ride made by LEGO enthusiast Shadow Elenter.
The ’70s and ’80s were a great time to grow up. We had all of the coolest movies and toys. The Lite Brite was just one of them. The idea was that you would punch plastic pegs through a dark background with lights behind it.
You know those guys who can make anything into a knife? Plastic, paper, butter, whatever? Well, YouTuber Kiwami Japan is the mad leader of these geniuses. One of his more recent creations involved turning underwear into a kitchen knife.
An ancient horror awakens… and it’s a flavorful summertime treat! Artist Valeriano Fatica recently carved up an amazing sculpture of Cthulhu out of a watermelon. I think he might have been commanded to do this. In his mind.
Some people really love Japanese instant ramen noodles, but these people have been missing out by just eating them. Did you know that you can sculpt with them? Taishi Arimura does just that, making instant noodle warrior sculptures.