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Giant Pumpkin

How Big Could a World Record Pumpkin Get?

Inverse | Posted 10.02.2015 | Science

Thanks to the efforts of Illinois farmer Gene McMullen, the North American record for the heaviest pumpkin now sits at 2,145 pounds. McMullen's Cucurbita Maxima Brobdingnag is the second greatest pumpkin the world has ever known.

Farmer Paddles Down River In Giant, Hollowed-Out Pumpkin

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 09.15.2015 | Weird News

At first glance, you might think he's out of his gourd. But one Massachusetts farmer says he had good reason for paddling an award-winning 817-pound p...

This Will 'Squash' Your Heart

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.29.2013 | Green

Watch baby Lily experience her first Halloween season in a big way when Oregon Zoo gave the Asian elephant herd some pumpkins to play with, including ...

Read Thief's AMAZING Apology For Stealing The Great Pumpkin From Boy

AP | Posted 10.21.2013 | Weird News

YORK, Pa. -- YORK, Pa. (AP) — A thief has returned a 255-pound pumpkin that a central Pennsylvania boy won by correctly guessing its weight — alon...

Giant Pumpkin Has A 'Hole' Lotta Problems

AP | Posted 08.28.2013 | Weird News

KENAI, Alaska -- J.D. Megchelsen holds the record for giant pumpkins in Alaska, and the Nikiski gardener knew he had a candidate this year to beat the...

Time-Lapse Shows Pumpkin Grow To Break State Record At 1,487 Pounds

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 11.24.2011 | Green

It's nearly time to make Halloween Jack O'Lanterns, and it seems Connecticut has a new record-setting pumpkin ... a pumpkin 40 pounds heavier than the...