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Thanksgiving is a day to sit back, relax, have a nice meal, spend time with family, and also watch pumpkins get launched thousands of feet across a cornfield. Right?

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It sure is according to the organizers, participants and hosts of Science Channel’s Punkin Chunkin extravaganza! When we caught up with Kari Byron, Tory Belleci and Grant Imahara at New York Comic-Con, we couldn’t wait to get the scoop from them on this incredible event that you will finally get to witness this Thursday night.

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Check out the video above as the people responsible for the unique event as well as the MythBusters hosts who will be on hand for all the festivities explain the highlights of it all. Basically if nerds and NASA experts got together to see how far they can get a pumpkin to fly through the air, well, that’s Punkin Chunkin for you!

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Check out all the fun of Punkin Chunkin this Thursday night at 8 p.m. ET on Science Channel.

Are you excited to watch Punkin Chunkin? Have you ever attended? Tell us what it was like in the comments below or on Twitter @OKMagazine

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