Ready to transform into a mysterious and terrifying monster for Halloween? The only correct answer to that question is yes, by the way. Ellimacs SFX Makeup came up with a how-to to guide you through making the Demogorgon from Stranger Things with an open mouth (above) or closed mouth (below). Both applications are disturbing and require intermediate makeup skills. The closed mouth might be a little easier to make.
As usual, even if you’re not planning to become a Demogorgon anytime soon, you can pick up some handy tips. For example, they use melting plastic pellets to quickly create teeth for the Demogorgon.
Eink, E-paper, Think Ink – Collin shares six segments pondering the unusual low-power display technology that somehow still seems a bit sci-fi – http://adafruit.com/thinkink
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.