Halloween Hack: Forget Pumpkin Carving! It’s 2015 And High Time For Self-Carving Jack-O-Lantern

Ok, I’ll admit the reality is that this is in no way, shape or form an actual “self-carving Jack-O-Lantern” but, let’s face it. …If you’re anything like me, and I say this going forward confident in the presumption that naturally you are exactly like me.

There are times. In life. When something has to be done, you look around and realize there is no knight in shining armor or better yet, glory hogging fool of a volunteer to do the thing for you so it’s up to you to get stuff done. It’s usually in these moments I reflect upon the wisdom of Steve Carrell’s character on the American version of The Office.

On of his employees suffered from heart complications at work and was in need of immediate medical attention. In hindsight, Carrell’s character Michael Scott reflects how he “knew exactly what to do, but in a much more real sense …had no idea what to do.

Did Michael Scott let this get him down? No, he assessed the situation, adapted to and overcame the circumstances, ultimately moving on with his life. …After making sure everyone took a mandatory first aid class which is hilarious and you can watch by clicking here.

I believe you can apply this sense of logic to the holiday traditions this season by following the advise of YouTube sensation Crazy Russian Hackers on his Channel. This is one of his latest videos.

The Halloween Hack aka “life hack” of this little trick is after actually carving out and gutting the pumpkin the CrazyRussianHacker does something all of the king’s horses and all the king’s men couldn’t. …He puts it back together again. This time with water and dry ice.  When you seal the lid, pressure builds in the pumpkin resulting what looks like in a micro explosion that turned the pumpkin into a Jack-O-Lantern.

 

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American expat in Germany, novice blogger, amateur artist, rehabilitated couch potato, smartphone addict, full-time father, husband and terminal nerd.

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American expat in Germany, novice blogger, amateur artist, rehabilitated couch potato, smartphone addict, full-time father, husband and terminal nerd.

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