Mad scientists have a certain appeal. Maybe it can be explained by the kooky hair or the mysterious experiments or the creepy lairs. At any rate mad scientists and spooky laboratories are cool, especially at Halloween. Making your own mad.
How to make realistic padded walls for your Halloween party; my tutorial, materials, tips, work in progress pics, etc. Stick a character in the room to act crazy and enter two or three people at a time.
Awesome halloween corpse for less than 3 bucks. All you'll need for this is : Newspaper / flyers, String / twine, and Garbage Bags. ( well and scissors to cut the twine of course) * duck tape is optional, for larger bodies