Please Explain How This Squirrel Made a Jack O' Lantern

No, seriously, tell me how they did this. Not to get all squirrel truther on you, but there was clearly something put on the pumpkin to make the squirrel do this, right? » 10/30/14 3:00am 10/30/14 3:00am

The Psycho Shower Scene, Recreated Entirely In Jack O'Lanterns

Now this is a Psycho remake we never saw coming. Yuliya Tsukerman carved a bunch of pumpkins into shots from Alfred Hitchcock's horror classic, and then turned them into a stop-motion movie. » 10/29/14 11:30am 10/29/14 11:30am

Is There A Limit To How Big Vegetables Can Grow?

Fourteen years ago, the world's largest pumpkin weighed in at 1,140 pounds. That's an impressively-sized pumpkin, but it doesn't even come close to sizing up to the newest monster crop of the last decade, the largest of which weighs more than twice that at 2,323 pounds. » 10/24/14 8:50am 10/24/14 8:50am

Behold, the Frankenpumpkin: A pre-made Jack-O'-Lantern

You might take a first look at these pumpkins and think 'oh, what a delightful example of squash-based sculpting!', but hold on. These pumpkins weren't carved at all - they were grow that way! » 10/20/14 3:01am 10/20/14 3:01am

Middle-Earth apparently has a very strict 'No Pumpkin' policy

There's a lot of strange things in the land of Middle-Earth: Giant monstrous Spiders, elven-crafted rings of power, short people with big feet and a penchant for lounging around, you get the picture. What you absolutely will not find, however, are... Pumpkins? » 9/30/14 10:35am 9/30/14 10:35am

Check out these geeky jack-o-lantern templates and submit your own

My pumpkin will have the traditional smiley mouth and triangle eyes this year - just like every other year. But those of you who want to get creative can head over to ThinkGeek, and check out their yearly geeky pumpkin template contest. There's a Pac O' Lantern, a Death Star, and Iron Man's glowing chest thing (help… » 10/27/11 9:20am 10/27/11 9:20am

The amazing R2D2 pumpkin, from the creator of the Death Star pumpkin!

This is one astromech droid that will keep you flying. This incredible R2D2 pumpkin is the work of Noel Dickover, the undisputed champion of science-fiction pumpkin carving who gave us the Death Star pumpkin. And check out pumpkin Darth Vader! » 10/18/10 3:00pm 10/18/10 3:00pm

Give Your Pumpkin Some True Blood Bite

Last year, we rocked your pumpkin face off, with the cylon, death star and Predator pumpkins. This year, it's all about True Blood pumpkin love. Who doesn't want a sassy Lafayette on your front step? » 10/26/09 3:12pm 10/26/09 3:12pm

Steam-Pumpkin Proves Steampunk Needs A Nice Nap

Jonathan Strahan may call steampunk "Victorian cyberpunk," while Paul Cornell dubs it "the moment the future died," but this "steampunk pumpkin" is the ultimate proof of steampunk overload. Since when do pumpkins need to be steam-powered, anyway? [Instructables] » 10/21/09 11:20am 10/21/09 11:20am

Science Fiction's Great Villains, Immortalized In Pumpkin Flesh

If you really want to scare off those jerks who are coming to egg your house, you need a pumpkin with a little more menace than those usual jack o'lanterns. Luckily, you've got just enough time to carve your very own pumpkin replica of the killer robots from Battlestar Galactica, the Cylons, if you start now.… » 10/23/08 3:44pm 10/23/08 3:44pm