Fungus causes pumpkins to develop mold - Yahoo! News: "Shoppers should look for bright orange pumpkins with strong, green stems, which indicate the fruit was picked recently while the vine was healthy, Egel said. Consumers should also check for moldy areas or soft spots, especially on the bottom of the pumpkins, he said. Pumpkins should be stored in dry, shady areas until carving"
This story showed up at the top of list of the Yahoo News Most Emailed Stories feed.
Why? Are we that bored? Do we really need tips for pumpkin shopping?
Of course, better this than another story about a school shooting...