Hacking Halloween

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Here's how rocket scientists carve pumpkins

NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab in Pasadena, California, is winning at Halloween. For the past several years, the talented and dedicated engineers behind such pioneering aerospace achievements as the Curiosity rover have staged epic pumpkin-carving contests that show off their programming and robotics ingenuity. Just goes to show that inside most every aerospace engineer is a kid who just loves to make cool stuff.

Check out JPL's Flickr feed for the latest creations.

Please try this at home.

You don't have to be a NASA engineer to hack your own robotic jack-o-lantern (I mean, it ain't rocket science). 

Arduino-powered pumpkin

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