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Let’s Smash Some Pumpkins at the Discovery Center

Sure, you could use a traditional method like a garbage can or yard waste bin to get rid of your Halloween pumpkins, but honestly--is that as much fun as using a trebuchet? The answer, of course, is NO. Even if you don't know what a trebuchet is.

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It’s National Pumpkin Day, and Illinois is the King of Pumpkins

Every day is National "something" Day in America. From things like "greasy food day," to "breadstick day," even "knock-knock joke day," we've got a minimum of 365 national "fill in the blank" days to celebrate. Admittedly, celebrating each and every specialty topic day of the year is a bit much, but being from Illinois, we should celebrate today, because it's National Pumpkin Day--and you can't have it without Illinois.

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Some Facts About Thanksgiving in Illinois

As a kid, there was nothing I enjoyed hearing more on the cusp of a holiday than "Hey, kids! Let's learn something about (fill in the holiday)!" Really? I'm off of school for a few days! I'm not supposed to be learning things! Is this some sort of trick?

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Illinois Sixth Grader Grew a 900 lb Pumpkin in Her Backyard

Fall is the perfect time for pumpkins, so why not grow a 900 lb pumpkin in your backyard?

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The Web’s Favorite Gun Guy Carves a Pumpkin

If you're not familiar with Hickok45, a little background is probably in order. Hickok45 (real name reportedly is Greg Kinman) is a YouTube sensation with over 1...

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