Here’s a lucky 13 collection of weird and cool Halloween gadgets. Clearly, zombies are in this year -- taking over from a decade of vampire dominance in Halloween fashion. Some of the items in this year's collection come at a hefty price, but it might be worth it depending on how dedicated you are to frightening your friends and neighbors.
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Shadow the Skelton Dog on a Leash
Thrill them to the bone with our frightfully realistic 21-1/2-inch High Skeleton Dog on Leash Halloween figure. Allow our chilling canine to stand guard by the bowl of treats, or take him for a "walk" at your neighborhood dog park, where you're sure to have it all to yourself. $35, marked down from $59. Click here.
Do you have any favorite gadgets or props you like to pull out on Halloween? Let us know in the comments!
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Rob Spiegel has covered automation and control for 15 years, 12 of them for Design News. Other topics he has covered include supply chain technology, alternative energy, and cyber security. For 10 years he was owner and publisher of the food magazine Chile Pepper.