We've suffered through centuries of boring, stationary jack-o-lanterns. But no longer. Grant Thompson has shared a video tutorial showing anyone with an internet connection how to create an exploding pumpkin face—all you need is a pumpkin, a knife, and some “very flammable gas (acetylene)”! Sounds perfectly safe:

If you don't want to blow your hand off or start a fire, then we recommend you grow a pair use some hard thin wire to stick into your pumpkin, with chunks of pumpkin on the other end, to give the illusion of an exploding pumpkin. Or whatever, get your chemistry set out and just see what happens:

The alternative is letting it sit there, and rot, and the raccoons will get it... you know how this ends. This Halloween, blow up your decorative gourds, m*therf*cker. [via Laughing Squid]