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  • Tannerite Pumpkin Goes Boom

    10/20/2017 9:54:51 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 8 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/20/2017 | J Hines
    This ain’t no pumpkin spice. Tis the Witching season. Not your traditional Halloween pumpkin celebration. Forget pumpkin carving with an AK! Take a 425 pound pumpkin… Fill it with 20 pounds of tannerite… Shoot that bad boy… Well, a pumpkin this big blows up BIG TIME! Enjoy this tannerite pumpkin goes kaboom video here.
  • Weekly Cooking (and related issues) Thread

    10/10/2017 3:41:33 PM PDT · by Jamestown1630 · 115 replies
    There are lots of things you can do with pumpkin, besides pie and Jack-0-Lanterns. I like these recipes that can be served inside of the cooking-pumpkin that they came out of to start with. From 'My Recipes' here is Pumpkin Soup with Pumpkin-Seed Mint Pesto: http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/pumpkin-soup-pumpkin-seed'The Kitchn' has '10 Things You Can Cook Inside a Pumpkin', and the Savory Stuffed Pumpkin with Sausage and Gruyere looks great: http://www.thekitchn.com/10-things-you-can-cook-inside-a-pumpkin-211927The HGTV email newsletter this week had instructions for making these gorgeous gilded pumpkins out of the 'faux' pumpkins you can get at the craft store, as well as some easy carving templates:...
  • Weekly Cooking (and related issues) Thread

    10/05/2016 4:46:42 PM PDT · by Jamestown1630 · 134 replies
    I have a young friend at work who is a wonderful baker, and dreams of having his own bakery someday. He lost his Mom to cancer several years ago, and often reminisces about her and things they did together. One of his favorite memories is of the two of them making this Ina Garten recipe for Pumpkin Roulade, and it has become one of his specialties: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/ina-garten/pumpkin-roulade-with-ginger-buttercream.htmlAnother co-worker has recently retired, and we are having a party for him at the end of the month. Whenever we had parties and I asked Nate what he wanted me to make, he...
  • Carving a pumpkin with an AK-47

    09/22/2016 5:24:15 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 9 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 9/22/2016 | J Hines
    Move over pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin carving with an AK-47 is the new hype this fall. We all love fall. Cooler weather, football, bonfires, and hunting seasons. It is the time of year we wait for all year long. All things flavored pumpkin spice seems to create a buzz these days, but carving pumpkins with an AK-47 is the coolest thing you will see this fall. Forks, knives, mini saws, hatchets the list goes on for different tools to use to carve pumpkins. AK-47 in hand, this gentleman carves a jack-o-lantern in the coolest, manliest, and most awesome fashion we...
  • New N. Korean rocket turns enemy tanks into 'boiled pumpkin' (portable, laser-guided rocket)

    02/27/2016 6:38:01 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 29 replies
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 2/27/16 | AFP
    North Korea on Saturday boasted of a newly developed anti-tank weapon that its leader said was so powerful it could turn the most heavily armoured enemy tanks into "boiled pumpkin". Pyongyang's state media said leader Kim Jong-Un had watched tests of the portable, laser-guided rocket and declared it had the "longest firing range in the world", and was "as accurate as a sniper's rifle". "He noted with great satisfaction that even the special armoured tanks and cars of the enemies which boast their high manoeuvrability and striking power are no more than a boiled pumpkin before the anti-tank guided weapon",...
  • VIDEO: Pumpkin Pie/Cake

    11/26/2015 6:59:36 PM PST · by PJ-Comix · 16 replies
    YouTube ^ | November 26, 2015 | PJ-Comix
    It's not really a pie nor is it a cake. It is both at the same time. A pumpkin pie/cake with a wonderful texture. Only three people in the world know the recipe including my niece, Genesis the Mermaid. Some additional commentary completely off-topic from her brother, James Jones. VIDEO
  • (PUMPKIN IS KILLING THE PLANET) Government Tries to Kill Holidays, While Its Regulations Kill People

    10/31/2015 9:42:16 AM PDT · by GailA · 30 replies
    Townhall ^ | 10/31/15 | na
    Just days before Halloween, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) warned that the holiday’s ever-present jack-o-lanterns are killing the planet. Yes, you heard that right. Big government minions are trying to ruin what should be a joyous holiday for kids (and adults too) with another climate scare story.
  • Energy Department smashes pumpkins for causing climate change

    10/29/2015 11:37:43 AM PDT · by QT3.14 · 32 replies
    Washington Times ^ | October 28, 2015 | Jennifer Pompi
    How scary are your jack-o’-lanterns? Scarier than you think, according to the Energy Department, which claims the holiday squash is responsible for unleashing greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. Most of the 1.3 billion pounds of pumpkins produced in the U.S. end up in the trash, says the Energy Department’s website, becoming part of the “more than 254 million tons of municipal solid waste (MSW) produced in the United States every year.”
  • 'Three Pumpkins' Wine Ready to Hit the Shelves

    04/30/2015 10:31:54 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 9 replies
    Boreal Winery in Warren, east of Sudbury, is trying something new: pumpkin wine. They've used some giant pumpkins grown in Sudbury, and fermented the wine right inside the pumpkins. It was bottled just a few weeks ago, and the winery will start selling it this weekend. Owner of Boreal Winery Greg Meilien said the wine is fantastic. "[We were] quite surprised. We weren't sure what was going to happen but it turned out very, very nice," he said. Meilien said as for the taste, it's something you need to try for yourself, but added it does have a melon mid-palette...
  • Haters Call Pumpkin Spice Craze an Epidemic

    11/26/2014 9:37:38 AM PST · by cyclotic · 52 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 11/26/2014 | Ilan Brat
    It used to be easy for people like Kristen D’Amico, who can’t stand the taste of pumpkin pie. She merely had to say no to a slice of it on Thanksgiving Day. Not anymore. A rising tide of products flavored with pumpkin pie spice has flooded grocery store shelves and restaurant menus, and not just near her home in Deltona, Fla. Friends tease the 34-year-old stay-at-home mother with gleeful photos and text messages about pumpkin lattes, coffee creamers and pies. Relatives mock her, she says, at Thanksgiving dinner for shunning pumpkin in all its forms. The pumpkin craze “really is...
  • Best of Punkin' Carvin'

    10/30/2014 3:01:03 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 9 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 30 October 2014 | Reaganite Republican
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  • 11 Pumpkin and Fall Beers Worth a Sip This Season

    10/27/2013 1:37:20 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 18 replies
    Pegasus News ^ | Friday, October 25, 2013 | Tiney Ricciardi
    We did the heavy lifting for you, sampling nearly a dozen pumpkin and fall beers. Whether in soups, lattes, candles or cookies, pumpkin is here. And before we get into Thanksgiving or Christmas, let's pause and raise a glass. ‘Tis the season for pumpkin beer, y’all. We sampled nearly a dozen pumpkin brews and ciders to help you choose which one (or three) to bring to that fall party. (Protip: Total Wine sells them individually so you can build your own six-pack.) We sampled both pumpkin beers and fall seasonals since we know not everyone wants Jack (o'-lantern) in his...
  • I lost 20st on my pumpkin diet - but if I get too thin...

    10/06/2013 2:43:38 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 30 replies
    Mirror ^ | 10/05/2013 | Michelle Rawlins
    <p>Every day as she sat down for dinner with her husband, Dawn Chadwick would pick at the food on her plate, eating only a fraction of it.</p> <p>Then, as Chris waved goodbye and headed out to work, she would systematically empty the fridge and raid the cupboards, eating as much as she could before he got home.</p>
  • 'Pumpkin' Moonship for Private Manned Lunar Landings Passes Key Review

    05/15/2013 11:33:40 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 11 replies
    Space.com ^ | May 14, 2013 | Mike Wall
    A private space exploration company's plans to build a novel moonship to return human explorers to the lunar surface has moved one step closer to reality. Aerospace giant Northrop Grumman has completed a lunar lander feasiblity study for the Golden Spike Company, which aims to begin ferrying paying customers to the moon and back by 2020. Click to enlarge:
  • Meridian corn maze gives Idahoans a chance to vote-by-pumpkin in presidential race

    09/20/2012 7:25:55 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 7 replies
    Idaho Statesman ^ | 19 September 2012 | Dan Popkey
    The Farmstead Corn Maze and Pumpkin Festival opens Friday with an election-year theme. The maze's image portrays President Obama and GOP nominee Mitt Romney. Friday's edition of the Statesman's Scene Magazine will include another cool aerial photo. Visitors get two chances to register their support. If you're an Obama backer, you enter on the left (ha! ha!); if you favor Romney, you enter on the right. Patrons also may vote in a "straw poll" by tossing a pumpkin in Obama and Romney bins. Almost as cool as vote-by-mail. History suggests Romney will best Obama, perhaps by a smashing-pumpkin margin. ...
  • NM woman heads to trial for stealing $2 pumpkin

    02/19/2012 6:43:02 PM PST · by rawhide · 69 replies
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A 23-year-old college student from New Mexico is scheduled to go to trial for allegedly stealing a small pumpkin worth two dollars. KOAT-TV in Albuquerque, N.M., reports that Lauren Medina will go before a jury and Moriarity Magistrate Judge Steve Jones on Tuesday. She is accused of taking the pumpkin in October 2011 from McCall's Pumpkin Patch in Moriarty. Her sister, Annette Atencio, says Medina spent $75 on food that day but forgot to pay for the pumpkin she picked up as she was leaving. Atencio says her sister offered to pay but was refused and then...
  • Pumpkin Carving With A Drum Fed AK

    10/31/2011 4:48:30 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 5 replies
    liveleak ^ | Oct 31, 2011
    http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=fda_1320046021
  • (-:(-:(-:THE OFFICIAL FRIDAY SILLINESS THREAD:-):-):-)

    10/28/2011 5:30:23 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 78 replies
    Top Ten Reasons Trick-or-Treating is Better Than Sex.10. You're guaranteed to get a little something in the sack. 9. The uglier you are, the easier it is to get some. 8. It doesn't matter if the kids hear you moaning & groaning. 7. Less guilt the morning after. 6. It doesn't matter if they fantasize you're somebody else, because you are. 5. Forty years from now, you'll still enjoy candy. 4. If you don't get what you want, you can always go next door. 3. If you get tired, you can wait 10 minutes and go again. 2. You...
  • Caption the Obamas picking out pumpkins

    10/19/2011 2:41:12 PM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 78 replies
    U.S. President Barack Obama carries pumpkins as she picks them with her husband President Barack Obama (not pictured) at Wood's Orchard in Hampton, Virginia, October 19, 2011. Obama continued his three day bus trip to North Carolina and Virginia on Wednesday to promote his American Jobs Act that faces congressional approval.
  • The Race to Grow the One-Ton Pumpkin

    10/08/2011 9:57:39 PM PDT · by FritzG · 18 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 05 Oct 2011 | Julia Scott
    EARLY one morning about a month ago, Don Young peeled the floral bedsheets off the giant pumpkins growing in his backyard. Tiptoeing around the jungly vines, he carefully checked for holes. Then, bending his ear down over the nearest gourd, which was as high as his gut and wider than a truck tire, he gave it a solid smack and listened intently, like a doctor with a stethoscope. “This one’s thumping pretty good,” he said with a grin. Mr. Young is one of a number of amateur gardeners whose heart’s desire is to raise a pumpkin bigger than anybody else’s....