Pumpkin carving is an excellent holiday craft, because a successful jack-o-lantern can be quite simple. Just two eyes, a nose, and a mouth, and you’ve got a quality carved pumpkin. Even mess-ups can be passed off as “spooky.” But leave it to NASA to turn such a craft into an extreme feat of technology. Featuring LEDs, laser etching, chocolate fountains, rotating gears and even a replica Mars Rover, these pumpkins will put your simple face to shame.
Here’s what NASA’s pumpkin carving contest looked like:
It’s hard to compete with that.
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