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Oct. 04, 2013

DIY Halloween Hacks

Halloween hacks for a "tricked out" trick-or-treating.

Windell Oskay, Evil Mad Scientist, halloween, halloween hacks, DIY, pumpkins, specimen jars, candy, trick-or-treat, spooky, ghosts, goblins, homemade, crafts, do it yourself

Oct. 22, 2010

Instructables Halloween

Need to put a little geek in your Halloween? We'll get tips from the folks at Instructables about incorporating some engineering DIY into your spookfest.

pumpkin, halloween, costume, diy

Oct. 30, 2009

Science of Zombies

Yes, we know they're imaginary -- but what would a psychiatrist make of the brain of a zombie?

zombie, undead, halloween

Oct. 30, 2009

Geek My Halloween

We want to hear how you're bringing science and technology to your Halloween festivities.

halloween, geek, diy

Oct. 26, 2012

Medusa's Gaze and Vampire's Bite

Think monsters are make-believe? In his new book, science journalist Matt Kaplan writes of real-life zombies in Haiti, and how rabies infection could explain the vampire's aversion to garlic and sunlight.

monsters, vampires, zombies, Halloween, bats, literature, fiction, spooky science

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Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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Every Spring, This Bird Struts its Stuff

\tThe Greater sage-grouse makes its living in sagebrush habitats across the western U.S. and Canada. Every year from late February to May, male sage-grouse perform a striking dance routine each morning at dawn. Jason Robinson, upland game coordinator for the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, breaks down the dance and describes challenges the birds face in Utah.

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