Today's Popular Halloween and Haunted House Articles
In case you haven’t been to Target or WalMart lately, Halloween is the new Christmas.
In this article, I take a look at the opportunities for inventors created through the ridiculous over-commercialization of holidays. read more »
Some years ago a friend sent me a 'tart warmer'' for Christmas. Tarts in this context are like mini candles, but they don't have candle wicks. They are not meant to be burned directly, but warmed by another heating element, like a tea light or light bulb. And boy, does a tart warmer emit fragrance! Candle burning doesn't compare!
In celebration of Halloween I have found some innovative last minute fashionable Halloween costumes for those of you still in need of a costume. The best part about it is that you can make these yourself with regular household items. read more »
We are going to try something new on our site.
Folks have asked us why we don't link to some of the great content on the web. Our response was that since we're a site focused on inventions, innovations and interesting ideas, many of the links that we like were not quite on topic of our site.
But with reflection, we realized that with so much great content floating around, we should share some of it with you. Thus, we are going to post random links from time to time of what we think is worthy of sharing.
So to start off this series, we share with you here some of our Favorite Halloween Links: read more »
I wonder what Juliet would have said about cockroaches. Would she say...
"What's in a name? That which we call a cockroach by the name 'cafard,' is it not still creepy as hell?"
If this Halloween you have dreams to dress up like a member of the military and tote your own selection of guns and hand grenades, there might be a great way to get the experience if you're too old for trick-or-treating, you'll just have to travel to Beirut.
Love to be scared, scare someone else or delight in watching others wet themselves in fright? If so, this is the post for you. Compiled here are the 13 best American haunted houses. Each has its own specialties in gore and fear and they are sure to terrify even the most seasoned haunted house goer. So, if you’ve got a plight for fright, check out one or more of these locations to ensure a positively hair-raising October. read more »
Halloween 2008: 14 Best Pet Costumes (including Cutest, Sassiest, Silliest, and What In The Heck Is That? )by Lady Bee
2008 is a wonderful year to be judging Halloween pet costumes. My gosh, the dog, cat, ferret and bird costumes are even cuter than they were last Halloween. This year, Lady Bee was barely able to pare the awards down to 14. Some of the award categories are Lady Bee's Best Couple In A Famous Movie, Scariest Cat, Most Devilish Dog, Best Human Impersonator and, of course, the What In The Heck Is That? category.
If you love to make things yourself, you have to visit Instructables.com, where you can learn to easily make almost anything you want. All the items are from other DIY'ers offering photos and guided instructions, sometimes videos, demonstrating their DIY designs. Here are five adorable, innovative dog Halloween costumes from Instructables that you can easily and inexpensively make yourself....