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With Halloween rolling around soon, it seems appropriate to feature a geek-tastic decoration such as this pumpkin made to look like the Death Star. The downside is that the pumpkin is not real, but the upside is that it won’t rot so you can show it off to trick-or-treaters for years to come.

Etsy vendor LuckyCricketART created this one-of-a-kind piece and meticulously painted it with UV reactive paint so it will glow under a black light. I’m afraid this Death Star will be quite operational when your costumed friends come…

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[via Craziest Gadgets]

Michael Colombo

In addition to being an online editor for MAKE Magazine, Michael Colombo works in fabrication, electronics, sound design, music production and performance (Yes. All that.) In the past he has also been a childrens’ educator and entertainer, and holds a Masters degree from NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program.


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