Oct 30, 2013

Blow My Mindsday: October 30, 2013 [Halloween Edition]

Each Wednesday, I post some of my favorite can't-miss links, images, and otherwise mindblowing goodies from across the web.

Engineer, artist, and all around cool mom Cory Newton-Smith converted a $25 secondhand kid's pushcar into Delorean for a complete pint-size Marty McFly costume, red puffy vest and all.

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Oct 20, 2011

How to: Make a Bloody Brain Cap

created at: 10/19/2011

Mmm…brains. Halloween is quickly approaching, and that can mean only one thing: the zombies are coming. Heck, even the CDC wrote an article about how to prepare for a zombie apocalypse!

Technically speaking, this gory brain cap is probably the worst thing you could wear when the zombies arrive, but it would definitely be a great costume for Halloween if the brain-eaters aren't around.

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Sep 01, 2011

Guy Makes Amazing Chewbacca Suit from Scratch

Even if you're not huge into Star Wars, or a fan of dressing up like characters from movies and comic books (I'm not either), you gotta appreciate the care and creativity that goes into creating such an ambitious project. The boots include stilts that get the wearer up to wookie size!  

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Nov 09, 2010

Guy Creates Famous Banksy Stencil in Costume

created at: 11/09/2010

Last year, it was the Lichtenstein-alike halftone costume that took the prize. And this year, this Halloween costume is the internet's most impressive.

George Schnakenberg took inspiration from Banksy's perhaps-most-famous 2D stencil and created a full scale, 3D version of it, flower bouquet and all.

created at: 11/09/2010

Click through to see a side-by-side comparison.  

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Oct 26, 2010

8-Bit Lo-Res Makeup is Hi-Res Clever


created at: 10/26/2010

This morning, we're infinitely inspired by this pixelated Halloween costume from KindaCarSick.

created at: 10/26/2010


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Oct 22, 2010

Ask Me About My Zombie Shirt

created at: 10/22/2010

I recently spied this clever design as an embedded ad in my RSS feed reader. I'm pretty sure it's the first one I've ever clicked on.

"Ask me about my zombie shirt... BAM! Instantly turn into a zombie by flipping this shirt over your head."

It's like an instant Halloween costume.

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Oct 04, 2010

How To: Make a Stormtrooper Helmet from a Milk Jug

You know those moments when you just look at an object, and you think, "oh my gosh! That totally looks like a _________." It could be something you've never seen before, the form of which immediately stands out to you. Or, it could be something you've seen and used all your life.

Lindsey had one of those moments with a standard one-gallon milk carton. The realization? Stormtrooper helmet. Of course!

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Sep 20, 2010

The Evolution of Batman

created at: 09/20/2010

Since his on-screen debut in 1943, Batman has gone through plenty of changes, from tights to the cast vinyl of the Tim Burton-era to CNC-cut molded rubber of today, sans chest logo.

Turkish blog Tasarim has assembled a great roundup to note the changes, some very obvious and others more subtle.

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