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This Stop Motion Short Made with Pumpkins is Amazing

Sean Ohlenkamp and Rob Popkin created this incredible Halloween-themed stop motion animation using dozens and dozes of pumpkins. With music by Grayson Matthews, many of the sounds were smashed, tapped, kicked, clapped or scooped out of actual pumpkins and carving tools. Ohlenkamp adds: Many pumpkins were photographed twice. First as a nicely lit, carving-free plate. Then again after carving our designs and removing the top or back so we could insert a light. The two were then composited together to remove the lighting equipment. We re-used pumpkins where we could…

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The 10 Best Halloween Costumes of 2017 (So Far..)

With the actual date for Halloween falling on a Tuesday, most of the parties and shenanigans took place this past weekend. Below you will find our top 10 best Halloween costumes for 2017 to date. If you’ve seen Halloween costumes that you think should be added to the list let us know in the comments! Happy Halloween everyone! 10. The Rock Pebble Photograph by @ravenchiara on Instagram 9. The Nickleback Meme Photograph via mattylayne on reddit 8. Life-Size Hobbit Photograph by thegreatjordino on reddit 7. Fragile Millennial Photograph via @5thyear…

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Stephen Colbert delivers brutal smackdown on Donald Trump Jr. Halloween tweet

Stephen Colbert has no time for born-rich people making obnoxious points about socialism, using innocent children.  We’re referring to Donald Trump Jr.’s incredibly tone-deaf tweet on Halloween, which included a picture of his daughter Chloe looking sad, and a supposedly economic and political “lesson.”  “Yes, it’s never too early to teach kids the danger of sharing,” Colbert said. “Also, it’s never too early to learn the proper spelling of ‘too.’” “But while we’re at it, Don Jr., on Halloween, kids go to door to door to get free candy from…

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What Celebrities Who Died Young Would Look Like Today

Gone too soon. These stars’ lives were cut short by tragic deaths. We’ll never know for sure what they would have looked like today, on Oct. 31, but thanks to some amazing artistic renderings, we can at least take a guess. 1. Kurt Cobain Nirvana’s troubled frontman died in 1994, when he was just 27 years old. Today, he would have been 47. Here’s what that might have looked like: 2. Natalie Wood When she drowned in an apparent boating accident in 1981, many couldn’t believe Natalie was gone. But…

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This cuter than cute hedgehog is Instagram-famous

Image: mashable Composite; getty images In case you forgot in the chaos of the Trumpian news cycle, there was a moment in April (50 Trump years ago) in which Jared Kushner wore a flak jacket with his name on it over a sporty navy blazer.  Is it becoming clearer now? Is your hazy memory, filled with bad quotes and images of the president shooting free throws with paper towels, beginning to formulate a clearer picture of Kushner wearing the goofy looking thing? Well, allow an ex-Obama speechwriter to clear things…

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6 Incredible Couples Costumes That Werent Enough To Salvage Things

These people did Halloween right, but ultimately, it just wasn’t good enough. 1. Zombie Bride and Groom Dave and Lauren wowed their friends with their super realistic zombie bride and groom costumes. Unfortunately, their outfits didn’t help with Dave’s commitment issues, as he admitted being “kind of freaked out” by seeing Lauren in a wedding dress. 2. Bob and Linda Belcher from Bob’s Burgers As Lindsey and Ed found out, planning a great Halloween costume together does not compensate for a complete lack of physical chemistry. 3. American Gothic This…

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The Best Two-Sentence Horror Stories Of All Time

If you think you need a full book or movie to tell a scary story, then you’re wrong! Just check out these chilling two-sentence horror stories that are bound to give you goosebumps. A flash of lightning momentarily illuminates your bedroom, and you see that there are dozens of ravens perched around your bed, staring at you. They’re getting germs all over your things! Via Giphy.com Trembling, you pull back the shower curtain. No, it can’t be: another shower curtain. Via Giphy.com Offering a truce, he held out his hand,…

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