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NASA Rocket Scientists Carve the Most Incredible Pumpkins 

Here’s the thing about NASA’s rocket scientists: They’re smart. And maybe a little weird. When you get literal rocket scientists to channel their energy into something silly like a pumpkin carving contest, the results are bound to be incredible. Read More >>

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Wrap Up Your Halloween by Reading This Twitter Bot’s Weird Reddit-Generated Horror Stories

This year’s Tuesday-night Halloween meant that most of the nation’s serial killers, monsters and various stabby creatures had to turn in early for a bright and early hump day. But in lieu of being chased around by a low-budget demon, it’s not too late to wrap up your night by dimming the lights and reading some tales from a machine designed to creep you out. Read More >>

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The Giz UK Halloween Hub of Horrors 2017: Scary Films, Crap Costumes, Creepy Carvings and More

Isn't it scary how quickly another Halloween has come a-knocking? Fear not, we must savour this spooky day in the face of the nation going down Christmas hill once the All Hallows' Eve hangovers have evaporated. Read More >>

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Ghostbusters Theme Played on Floppy Drives Is the Perfect Trick-or-Treat Soundtrack for Nerds

For a while now, Paweł Zadrożniak has been treating us to some classic tunes played on his Floppotron— a musical instrument built from 64 floppy disk drives Frankenstein-ed together. His latest work nails the Ghostbuster theme song just in time to update your trick-or-treat playlist. Read More >>

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Space Has Never Sounded Scarier Than on NASA’s Halloween Playlist

In space, it has been said, no one can hear you scream. That may very well be the case, but that doesn’t mean space isn’t filled with an abundance of strange sounds in the form of radio bursts, electromagnetic pulses, solar wind, charged particle bursts, and other celestial emissions. We can’t hear these sounds in their raw form, so NASA has converted them into an audible format suitable for our ears—and the results are unsettling. Read More >>

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This Delightful Lego Contraption Deals With Trick-or-Treaters For You

The lead up to Halloween is one of the best times of the year, with spooky parties, scary movies, and copious amounts of cheap candy in stores. But Halloween night, when you’re constantly running to the door to give away your coveted candy stocks, is less enjoyable. So why not build a Lego robot to deal with trick-or-treaters instead? Read More >>

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Don’t Bother Handing Out Full-Sized Snickers Bars, This Guy Already Won Halloween

You know how you were planning to impress trick-or-treaters this Halloween by handing out full-sized Snickers bars? Well, don’t bother, because nothing you can do on October 31st will ever best Tom BetGeorge’s incomprehensibly over-the-top Halloween light show. Read More >>

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This Guardians of the Galaxy Costume Mask Is the Stuff Halloween Nightmares Are Made Of

Look, there’s spooking people out with your Halloween costume, and then there’s traumatising them for the foreseeable future. This Yondu mask will do the latter. Read More >>

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10 Obscure Cult Horror Movies Everyone Should Watch (and Re-Watch)

You’ve seen the horror heavy-hitters, like Halloween, The Shining, and The Exorcist. You’ve also seen the most-beloved cult horror flicks, like Evil Dead 2 and Re-Animator. Now, peel away one more layer and unearth some obscure horror gems that are primed to infect your nightmares with fresh terrors. Read More >>

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Alexa Combined With an Animatronic Skull Is a Very Creepy Hack

What’s even more unnerving than an artificially intelligent Big Mouth Billy Bass telling you about the weather? That’s easy. It’s an artificially intelligent animatronic skull telling you about the weather through a set of clacking teeth. The roving eyeballs are the creepiest part. Read More >>

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NASA Absolutely Killed the Halloween Pumpkin Carving Competition

Shut it down, NASA wins. They made your pumpkin carving game look like child’s play. You should just give up right now. Put the knife away, set that pumpkin aside and use your time in a more productive manner—like looking at these beautiful pumpkins. Read More >>

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Look Out for Genuine Witch Carvings, Says Historic England Trying to be Scary

Historic England would like to remind the people of the UK that Halloween isn't only about eating low-grade confectionary until you start sweating, can't concentrate on anything and really need a poo, and is asking people to look out for real-world signs of the witchcraft world of the olden days. Read More >>

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The Giz UK Halloween Hub of Horrors 2016: Fright Films, Crap Costumes, Creepypasta and More

Isn't it scary how quickly another Halloween has come a-knocking? Fear not, we must savour this spooky day in the face of the nation going down Christmas hill once the All Hallows' Eve hangovers have evaporated. Read More >>

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10 Quick, Cheap, and Impressively Relevant DIY Halloween Costume Ideas

Halloween is less than a week away, and your time for finding a costume is almost up... almost. We’ve got a guide to a bunch of quick, cheap, do-it-yourself outfits that also happen to be genuinely good costumes—and they’re not only good, they’re timely, too! If you’re a nerdy procrastinator on a budget, you can’t go wrong with these. Read More >>

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How to Carve Your Halloween Pumpkin in Less Than 30 Seconds

Halloween can be a hectic time what with getting a costume ready, buying sweets, and then re-buying sweets because you ate it all before the 31st. But you can save yourself quite a bit of time when it comes to carving a pumpkin if you can get your hands on a multi-thousand pound waterjet machine. Read More >>