"What's this?", we hear you cry. Well, we'll tell you, shall we? It's a "gingerbreadtron" - ie, a robot disguised as a gingerbread house - and it's the awesome work of US inventor extraordinaire Brian Hall.

Want to make something similar yourself? Brian provides simple step-by-step instructions here.

Can't really be bothered? Maybe we can interest you in some haunted gingerbread houses instead...

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  • Haunted Gingerbread House

    <strong><a href="http://ohsugareventplanning.blogspot.com/2011/09/haunted-gingerbread-house.html">Haunted Gingerbread House by Oh Sugar Events</a></strong>

  • Halloween Gingerbread House

    <strong><a href="http://zinke.wordpress.com/2008/10/13/halloween-gingerbread-houses/">Halloween Gingerbread House by Vanessa Zinke</a></strong>

  • Licorice Haunted Gingerbread House

    <strong><a href="http://licoricelover.blogspot.com/2010/10/how-to-make-gingerbread-house-for.html">Licorice Haunted Gingerbread House by Licorice Lover</a></strong>

  • Haunted Gingerbread Mansion

    <strong><a href="http://www.davidandanneplusone.com/2010/11/the-haunted-gingerbread-mansion/">Haunted Gingerbread Mansion by David and Anne Plus One</a></strong>

  • Chocolate Gingerbread Haunted House

    <strong><a href="http://www.jessicasdinnerparty.com/2009/10/haunted-house-and-chocolate-milk-cookies/">Chocolate Gingerbread Haunted House by Jessica's Dinner Party</a></strong>

  • Gingerbread Haunted House

    <strong><a href="http://alwayzbakin.blogspot.com/search/label/Halloween">Gingerbread Haunted House by Alwayz Bakin'</a></strong>

  • Haunted Gingerbread House

    <strong><a href="http://ddpiesslice.blogspot.com/2009/10/haunted-gingerbread-house.html">Haunted Gingerbread House by DDpie's Slice</a></strong>

  • Haunted Gingerbread House

    <strong><a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/hodgepodgehill/3983672187/in/photostream/">Haunted Gingerbread House by Flickr user Hodgepodge Hill</a></strong>

  • Halloween Gingerbread House Facade

    <strong><a href="http://sweetopia.net/2009/09/halloween-gingerbread-house/">Halloween Gingerbread House Facade by Sweetopia</a></strong>

  • Haunted Gingerbread House

    <strong><a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/twitchris/5115644055/">Haunted Gingerbread House by Flickr user Twitchris</a></strong>

  • Ghoulish Haunted Gingerbread House

    <strong><a href="http://brittablvd.com/blog/2011/11/ghoulish-gingerbread-haunted-house/">Ghoulish Haunted Gingerbread House by Britta Blvd</a></strong>

  • Haunted Gingerbread House

    <strong><a href="http://omegamom.com/2009/10/30/booo-happy-halloween/">Haunted Gingerbread House by OmegaMom</a></strong>

  • Haunted Gingerbread Mansion

    <strong><a href="http://ohsugareventplanning.blogspot.com/2012/10/haunted-gingerbread-mansion-2012.html">Haunted Gingerbread Mansion by Oh Sugar Events</a></strong>

  • Haunted Gingerbread House

    <strong><a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/48420493@N02/5113266438/in/photostream">Haunted Gingerbread House by Flickr user #1 Cookie Mom</a></strong>

(Via The Poke)