In design firm IDEO's 1-hour pumpkin carving competition, Garrett Winther rigged a pneumatic kit inside a pumpkin, allowing him to pop
the jack-o-lantern's eyes in and out using an iPhone.
Google's known for its creative doodles. Last year the company the company carved its Halloween doodle out of giant pumpkins – the largest weighing
Neil Fraser built this awesome pumpkin turret referencing the game Portal. The motorized pumpkin
turret can pivot up and down and turn side to side.
The Egg Bot is a marker-based printer designed to draw on eggs, but apparently it can do a pretty great job on small pumpkins too. If you're not too carving-savvy, just
let the Egg Bot design your pumpkin for you.
Yeah, Angry Birds are still everywhere.
Even on our pumpkins.
Scott B. carved
Twitter's iconic "Fail Whale" image into a pumpkin. Makes about as much sense as birds airlifting a whale.
The Space Shuttle seems to be everywhere these days, and with Halloween
coming up, why not on a pumpkin?
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Not only is a pumpkin the ideal shape to carve a Death Star, but this one even features a laser for all your Alderaan-destroying needs.
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' $0.99 app turns your iPad into a various pumpkin faces. All you gotta do is stuff your $500
tablet into a pumpkin. You probably don't want to leave it outside.
is sort of like the Michelangelo of pumpkin carving. This highly-detailed and scary Predator head shows why.
Super nerdy yet kinda cool. Somebody finally figured out how to merge the world of Apple fanboys with the Trekkie universe.
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Celebrity pumpkin carver Alex Wer carved this iconic image and presented it to Apple as homage to
Steve Jobs' life.
Mike Szczys rigged this pumpkin with a matrix of 70 LEDs, which can display
messages and simple graphics.
This Battlestar fan carved a Cylon and even added LEDS.
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A shout out to the PCWorld labs for this one. Yes, it's a
fully functional PC encased in a pumpkin.
Robo Pumpkin resembles a prop from a 1950s sci-fi flick. Robo Pumpkin isn't actually functional, but he does look cool.
Like the Death Star, R2D2 is perfectly shaped for life as a gourd. Only thing missing is a hologram projector.
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This Tron carving really captures the German Expressionist glowing-neon style of the original film.
The mascot of trolling even trolls pumpkins. Problem?
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Here's the Starship Enterprise a la J.J. Abrams. Though it could use a few more lens flares.
Here's a really sharp Iron Man carving by Scott Cummins.
Gotta love the ingenuity to this little guy. He's rigged with a servo
that makes his mouth open, then snap shut.