Miss Cellania has written for mental_floss since 2007. She is also the managing editor at Neatorama and keeps a small humor blog called Miss Cellania. In her spare time, she is raising a frightening number of children in a small Kentucky town.
When you think of pumpkin competitions, the first thing that comes to mind is the race to grow the world's largest pumpkin. Or even the largest at your local county fair. Professional growers are closing in on the Holy Grail of a 2,000 pound pumpkin! But if you can't spend all year nursing your garden fruits, there are plenty of other fun things to do with a pumpkin. And some people take those things very seriously.1. Pumpkin... READ ON
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Fredric Baur invented the Pringles can. When he died in 2008, his ashes were buried in one.