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Dexter Morgan’s Laboratory

(Video Link) Dexter is more than just a serial killer with a code. He’s also a junior mad scientist with an annoying sister. Dexter has to feed his Dark Passenger and the schoolyard gives him plenty of opportunities. Watch this excellent parody of both Dexter and Dexter’s Laboratory by Screen Junkies. -via Nerd Approved

Life Support Machines That Keep Each Other Alive

Installation artist and mad scientist Revital Cohen came up with a rather kooky idea for her latest work entitled The Immortal-connect a bunch of life support machines together so that they will keep each other alive ad infinitum. Why, you may ask, would she do such a thing? “The Immortal investigates human dependence on electronics, the [...]

Transparent Mouth That Gobbles Prey on the Ocean Floor

(Video Link) The predatory tunicate Megalodicopia hians is, thankfully, only five inches across. But just wait until some ambitious young mad scientist gets a grant to enlarge it through genetic engineering! When that day comes, those who mocked Aquaman will regret it. -via io9

Ph.Diddy Is One Super Fly Doctoral Candidate

(Video Link) I suspect that Alex’s grad school life (remember, the owner of this site is a fully credentialed mad scientist) was like this. Except for the female groupies. -Thanks, Ricardo!

Real Pumpkin String Lights

I’ve never bothered carving mini pumpkins because the process seems so unrewarding compared to carving a regular pumpkin. That being said, I might just change my mind after seeing these adorable string lights created by Evil Mad Scientist Labs. Link Via CraftZine

Halloween Cuisine: Sweet or Savory Specimen Jars

These specimens in jars look pretty nasty, and the labels make them seem even worse. But believe it or not, they are all not only edible, but tasty! They contain unfamiliar fruits, or foods cut into odd shapes. Your Halloween guests will be delighted, if they can get over the willies and try them out. [...]

Frankenstein Backpack Buddy

Frankenstein Backpack Buddy – $39.95 Are you a young mad scientist looking for the perfect way to tote your Halloween loot? You need the Frankenstein Backpack Buddy from the NeatoShop.  Who knew a hideous creature could be so darn cute and useful? More  Backpack Buddy styles available. Be sure to check out the NeatoShop for more fantastic Bags & [...]

Kraftwerk-inspired LED Tie

Look at this tie -isn’t it awesome? It’s like the ties worn in the Kraftwerk video for the song “The Robots.” Nine LEDs flash in descending order, guaranteeing you’ll be noticed. You can make your own, too, and be the robot of the party, with instructions from Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories. Link

Mental Breakdown: Is Virginia for Lovers?

Here’s another sneak peek at the September-October issue of mental_floss magazine. Click here to get a risk-free issue! [Click to enlarge] See Also: Mad Scientist of the Month: Who’s Afraid of Taylor Wilson?

Möbius Cake

Windell Oskay made this 8-pound cake with a 3D printer called a CandyFab 4000: The shape is a 3/4 twist mobius strip with a square cross section and windows cut at regular intervals in all of the sides the side. Even though it’s hollow, it still weighs seven pounds and fourteen ounces– that’s a lot of [...]