Posts Tagged ‘halloween’

6 Halloween Costumes for the Terminally Lazy

When I talk about last-minute Halloween costumes, I don’t mean costumes that take a solid night’s (or week’s) work right before the Halloween parties start up for the weekend. Those guys who put entire hours of work into their costumes are too hard-working for me. Besides, all the blog posts giving them advice were up ...

Study Break: 5 Simple and Cheap Halloween Costumes

Halloween is amazing. Going from high school Halloween to college Halloween is like getting slapped with a handful of awesome. Whether the 31st falls on a Tuesday or a Saturday, you’re sure to have 3-4 days of parties, and amazing costumes are a must. This can be difficult on a college budget, with limited time, ...

5 Epic College Halloween Costumes

If you really want a costume to remember, check out these great costumes for this year. Some of them are a lot of work, but remember, pictures last forever! Toy Soldier: You know those little green soldiers from your childhood and Toy Story? When this is done with commitment, it can be one of the ...

Minute Hacks: How To Be A Ghost Hunter

Minute Hacks is an original video series by us at Hack College, created to help you work smarter, not harder – no matter what the subject may be. Who ya gonna call? If you aren’t afraid of no ghost – then you’re in good company. Pew Research has found shocking data suggesting that the belief in ...

Study Break: 3 Childhood Halloween Movies to Revisit Each Year

Ah, Halloween. The one time of the year when dressing like a Pokemon trainer and attempting to capture children for the purpose of deadly combat is perfectly acceptable. Beyond that, however, the only fun I personally get from Halloween these days is from the wonderful movies from my childhood I revisit each and every year. ...

HuTubeFlix: Bubba Ho-Tep

Every week, HackCollege scours the interwebs to bring you the best streamable TV shows, documentaries and movies that you may have missed. This October, HuTubeFlix is gearing up for the greatest holiday of all time, Halloween, by finding some of the greatest horror movies and TV shows from around the web.  While October typically calls for ...

Cliché Halloween Costumes to Avoid for 2012

Halloween is just two weeks away, so it’s time to start piecing together a costume if you haven’t already. While topical costumes can be great, every year sees a few ideas that become so popular that they’re cliché. Remember how just about every girl went as Sarah Palin in 2008? And do you remember how ...

HuTubeFlix: Dead Snow

Every week, HackCollege scours the interwebs to bring you the best streamable TV shows, documentaries and movies that you may have missed. This October, HuTubeFlix is gearing up for the greatest holiday of all time, Halloween, by finding some of the greatest horror movies and TV shows from around the web.  While last week we reviewed ...

Study Break: Scare Yourself Silly with Slender

Get ready for Halloween with this short but frightening indie game. It’s never what people see that truly terrifies them. Rather, it’s what they can’t see. No matter how horror is delivered to you, rather by a book, movie, television show or video game, letting an unknown terror fester in the audience’s imagination will leave ...

Watch, Read, Make: Startups, Open Courses, and Delicious Pumpkin Brittle

Watch, Read, Make is your weekly guide to cool things to start off your weekend. Watch: CollegeInfoGeek has been doing a really interesting series of interviews with folks lately. The most recent one is with an Iowa State University student, Mike Naughton, a developer for a startup called Fundle who’s also a student at Iowa State University. It’s ...

Watch, Read, Make: Trebuchets, Travel, and Jack-o-Lanterns!

[Image courtesy of MandyDax. Licensed under CC BY SA NC 2.0.] Watch, Read, Make is your weekly guide to cool things to do for your weekend. So–true story–this week has involved a lot of behind-the-scenes shuffling here at HackCollege HQ. As a result, my Friday column from last week got lost. So, apologies if you’ve seen any ...