Nov 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.
Jul 10, 2012 — We couldn't resist bringing you one more post that came out of our audience response to Pie Week last week. One NPR listener used pumpkin pies to help her get off public assistance and on with her life.
Oct 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.
Oct 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.
Oct 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.
Oct 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.