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10 Strange, Fun Facts About the Spooky Origins of Halloween

The roots of our spookiest holiday's traditions—from pumpkins to trick-or-treating—run deep, their origins reaching back thousands of years to pre-Christian pagan festivals and superstitions.

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5 Horrible Accidents People Thought Were Halloween Displays

It might look like a standard corpse-hanging-from-a-tree prank, but sometimes something terrible and tragic really did happen.

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(Incredibly Cooperative) Pets in Halloween Costumes Are Scary Cute

While you may be debating what you'll wear for Halloween, there's real pressure on pet owners who have to figure out just what to put their precious little critters in.

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Category: Animals, Halloween
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Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images

‘Monster Mash’ Gets a Makeover. Does It Hold Up to the Original? [VIDEO] [POLL]

I was a big fan of Bobby "Boris" Pickett's 1962 hit song "Monster Mash" growing up. I always thought it was Boris Karloff. I know...that was the point!

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Homeowner Sets Halloween Display to Queen Song [VIDEO]

Going all out on Halloween light displays is becoming a big trend these days. Well, one homeowner in Illinois went over the top awesome.

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Category: Halloween, Videos
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Clever New IKEA Commercial Parodies Stanley Kubrick’s ‘The Shining’

We live in a world where commercial directors speak (and breathe and live) the same pop culture language as the people they've been hired to peddle all kinds of products to. The result: television advertisements have gotten more clever, more specific, and most importantly, more ready to become instant viral sensations on the internet. A new IKEA commercial, whose release in the chilly weeks of October is no coincidence, cleverly parodies one of the most famous horror movies of all time and it's pretty cool.

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The Hershey Company / Tootsie Roll Industries / Mars, Inc / Nestle Corporation

10 Variations of Popular Candies You Probably Missed

People love candy: The average American spends $84 on and consumes about 23.9 pounds of the sweet stuff each year. With all that money and attention, you'd think it would be hard for a candy product to fail. Not true. Many candy products come and go without much notice. Here are seven variations of popular candies that many people don't realize ever existed.

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jandrielombard

Halloween Decoration Pointers on the Cheap

I'm not great at going all out for Halloween, but my sister is. What she does, I thought was time consuming and expensive, but it isn't. So, here are some of her secrets for simple but ghoulish decorations.

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Handout Getty Images

Halloween is for Everyone Even Your Pets

I’m sure most pets would rather have a treat than to be dressed up in a Halloween costume, but tell that to the Americans that will spend more than 330 million dollars on pet costumes this year.

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Category: Articles, Halloween
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Photo by Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images

Creepy Videos That Will make You Jump [VIDEO]

Even though you know it's coming, here are a few videos that will make you jump,

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Category: Articles, Halloween

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