You think you know what a big pumpkin looks like? You don’t know what a big pumpkin looks like.
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?
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.
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.
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!
LOOK INTO THE EYES OF SPIDER-PUMPKIN AND DESPAIR.
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?
Now is the time to gather the materials to make rainbow fire pumpkins. They're both creepy and festive.
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…
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!