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The History Of The Jack-O'-Lantern Has Roots In Irish Folklore

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 10.19.2016 | Religion

A spooky carved pumpkin makes for a festive Halloween decoration, but the tradition played a much more vital role for the people who first practiced i...

Frightening Hallowe'en Nightmares, For Left and Right

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.30.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Welcome to our annual frightfest! Each year we crank up the special effects soundtrack and present our very own scary stories for both sides of the political aisle. This year's presidential campaign is frightening enough, no matter where you sit on the political spectrum.

Halloween Horror: Giant Inflatable Jack-O'-Lantern Rolls Through Town

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 10.30.2015 | Weird News

What a nightmare! Footage recorded in Arizona shows a giant inflatable jack-o'-lantern rolling through an intersection with complete disregard for all...

'Trumpkin' Head is Even Bigger than the Donald Himself

The Huffington Post | Samantha Guff | Posted 10.28.2015 | Weird News

Let's make Halloween great again. An Ohio woman decided to get political this halloween by opting for a Trump-O-Lantern, instead of the typical Jack ...

Pro Shooter Carves A Jack-O'-Lantern... With A Gun

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 10.27.2015 | Weird News

If carving a pumpkin with a bunch of sharp knives isn't quite dangerous enough for you, here's another option for making a jack-o'-lantern: shoot the ...

Man Carves Pumpkin With Rifle Shots Because This Is America

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.20.2015 | Comedy

Watch this jack-o'-lantern maker go ballistic. YouTube user hickok45 carves his pumpkin with rifle shots. Good to see a gourd take a bullet and still ...

Sorry, Pumpkins. There's A New Jack-O-Lantern In Town

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 10.13.2016 | HuffPost Home

As all autumn lovers know, pumpkin reigns supreme over the season. While we love the versatile squash (especially when it comes to baked goods), we’...

Eerie Tales of Fright and Horror For Left and Right

Chris Weigant | Posted 12.31.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Welcome to our annual frightfest! Every year, we provide two tales of shrieking horror -- one for Democrats and one for Republicans -- so sit back and prepare to be terrified right out of your cheap cardboard costume.


The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 10.14.2014 | Weird News

If buying a pumpkin, cutting it open and carving it into a jack o'lantern is too much work -- or if your best efforts are scary for all the wrong reas...

Frightful Hallowe'en Tales of Horror, Left and Right

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

We've got two Obamacare-specific tales which are very short indeed, and then two non-Obamacare scenarios to make both Democrats and Republicans run screaming into the night.

Bieber-Lantern, Anyone? | Posted 12.17.2011 | Home

If you've ever wanted to see the creepiest thing ever, all you gotta do is click that play button above. We're not exactly sure whether this guy is Se...

Chicago Suburb Vies For World Jack-O-Lantern Record

Posted 12.14.2011 | Chicago

Residents of a small Chicago suburb are banding together in an effort to secure the World Record for carving the most jack-o-lanterns, with a 32,000-p...

Amazing Pumpkins To Prepare For Halloween! (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Hooray! Fall is here and Halloween is just around the corner! HuffPost Green gathered these awesome pumpkin photos in order to celebrate the beautiful...