A tiny selection of the flavor compounds in pumpkin and pumpkin-pie spices is enough to make our brain think, "Ah, pumpkin pie!" when we drink a pumpkin pie latte.
November 19, 2014 Pumpkin spice is the flavor of the season, but does anyone think there's real pumpkin in the "science goo" in our lattes? Turns out flavor companies have come up with a simple chemical recipe for it.
October 30, 2014 Explore the guts and glory of pumpkin science with Skunk Bear's latest video.
Local police, firefighters and ambulances in New Hampshire responded to riots during the annual Pumpkin Festival near Keene State College on Saturday.
October 19, 2014 Police in riot gear dispersed the crowds of mostly college students with pellets and pepper spray, after they lit fires, threw bottles and overturned at least one vehicle.
I tried to spell out "HELP" with syrup in the little squares, but there aren't enough pixels.
November 4, 2013 For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try two pumpkin spice flavors. We sample the new Eggo Pumpkin Spice Waffle, and cleanse our palates with the classic Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte.
When a tractor tire meets a pumpkin, the gourd doesn't win. That's one of the "pumpkin killing methods" in this year's video from "Hickok45."
October 28, 2013 For four years now, a Tennessee man who usually posts videos about shooting has had some fun with pumpkins. From tractors to handguns, he comes up with a variety of ways to dispose of them.
Pumpkins for sale at the Mt. Rogers Pumpkin Patch in the a parking lot in Centreville, Va.
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November 20, 2012 With pumpkin or pumpkin spices going into more products every year, we wondered, what's the deal with the pumpkin obsession? Turns out pumpkins have been a symbol of Americans' longing for simpler, rural times since we began moving to the cities in the 19th century. And marketers know it.
Pumpkin pie to the rescue?
July 10, 2012 One woman used pumpkin pies to help her get off public assistance and on with her life.
Pumpkin shoppers should be on the look out for a pumpkin with a firm stem, or handle, still attached. Fifteen-month-old Lucy Myers searches for a pumpkin at Patterson Fruit Farm Oct. 18, in Chesterland, Ohio.
October 24, 2011 The answer can depend on the weather, but it's probably longer than you think. It helps to know how to choose a pumpkin that will withstand the test of time.
October 5, 2011 Canned pumpkin is not just for pies anymore. Pet owners feed it to pudgy doggies to help them lose weight without feeling deprived. A similar principal of bulking up on healthy stuff applies to people diets, too.
October 29, 2010 An image of the sun taken by Buffalo, N.Y., photographer Alan Friedman has become an Internet sensation, thanks to the massive image's eye-popping amount of detail. Friedman tells Wired that his portrait is an homage to Halloween.
October 18, 2010 All Tech Considered takes an in-depth look at what goes into carving the most seasonal of geek crafts, an R2-D2 jack-o'-lantern, with pumpkin sculptor Noel Dickover.
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