How Mask Makers Turn Silicone Into Glorious Guts and Gore

If you're looking for ideas on how to transform yourself into a disease-ridden horned demon this month, you'll want to head behind-the-scenes at Immortal Masks. The Hollywood-based company designs high-end creature masks for special effects teams in film. Or anyone who wants to seriously scare the shit out of… » 10/20/14 4:00pm 10/20/14 4:00pm

Smartphones Turn These Masks Into Incredible Animated Halloween Costumes

Proving that sometimes all it takes is a popular YouTube video to kickstart a successful business, Mark Rober, the guy who made the gaping hole in your gut costume using two iPads a few years ago, is back with even more easy but impressive costume ideas. And that includes a line of Halloween masks that come to life » 10/09/14 11:00am 10/09/14 11:00am

Pore-Tightening Mask Allows Couples to Fight Crime Together

These Japanese masks don't only tighten and make your pores microscopic, they also turn it into a très » 11/17/08 9:27pm 11/17/08 9:27pm romantic activity with your partner. Creepily reminscent of Jason in , they provide ample anonymity for psychotic, law-breaking fun as well. Instead of running around with a chainsaw though, robbing a bank might…

Buy Your Own Face for $299, Or Someone Else's...

Your face has worked out so far, but in the age of exploding laptop batteries and botched nose jobs, we can all use a spare. ThatsMyFace is a service that will create anything from a life-sized mask ($200) to a full 3D sculpture of your head ($2,000) with just two 2D images from you.The service appears to first 3Dize… » 11/12/08 3:20pm 11/12/08 3:20pm

DIY Sleeping Mask Puts You In Control of Your Dreams

There's a Lucid Dream Machine sleeping mask on Instructables that pulses LEDs in your eyelids four hours after you fall asleep, waking you up just enough to notice your dreams and control their outcomes. The mask requires a fair bit of soldering and programming experience, so it isn't for DIY luddites like me. Which… » 6/20/08 7:50pm 6/20/08 7:50pm