Back in the golden age of radio, one Halloween night in 1938, Orson Wells performed his presentation of H.G. Well's classic The War Of The Worlds in such a realistic fashion that mass hysteria erupted with people thinking it was real. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_War_of_the_Worlds_(radio_drama). A couple of great movie and musical renditions followed. For this Halloween, here is my variation of a Martian Tripod ... the actual creature or the machine it piloted ... three leg configuration with slightly spherical body, heat ray on top, and larger and longer tentacles. Special lighting achieved using green and red lasers. ... Originally created Oct 28, 2011 and uploaded to flickr.