halloween
TV
The BBC Halloween Hoax That Traumatized Viewers
A 1992 broadcast of a supposedly haunted house led to documented cases of PTSD in young viewers.... READ ON
Fun
8 Famous Séances
Here are a few notable times mediums have tried to contact the dead.... READ ON
History
A Brief History of the Crystal Ball
The fortune-telling device has been around for thousands of years.... READ ON
Travel
Haunted Locations You Can Visit in All 50 States
For when you need a more immersive haunting experience.... READ ON
Fun
Google’s Halloween Doodle Lets You Fight Ghosts as a Black Cat
Google is celebrating the holiday with another addictive game.... READ ON
Videos
This Rocky Horror House Light Show Wins Halloween
Prepare to feel very self-conscious about your boring seasonal decorations.... READ ON
List
12 Halloween Traditions From Around the World
Although most Americans spend Halloween at festive costume parties or trick-or-treating with family, other countries have their own rituals and customs.... READ ON
List
10 Historic Things That Happened on Halloween
It's not just a spooky holiday.... READ ON
Fun
Man Dresses Up As His Dog’s Favorite Toy For Halloween
The look on the dog's face is wonderful.... READ ON
List
7 Rules for Safe Trick-or-Treating
Put some precautions in place to ensure your Halloween will be as safe as it is spooky.... READ ON
Books
7 Spooky Short Stories to Read for Halloween
Read the best of horror writers like Bram Stoker, Shirley Jackson, and more this Halloween.... READ ON
Miss Cellania
11 Recipes For Creatively Creepy Halloween Cocktails
For when you want to impress (or frighten) your party guests.... READ ON
Quizzes
Complete the Halloween Jokes
History
A Brief History of Witches in America
They've come a long way, baby.... READ ON
Food
New York City Burger King Dresses as the Ghost of McDonald’s for Halloween
Your move, McDonald's.... READ ON
List
9 Halloween-Related Guinness World Records
There's plenty of pumpkins, candy, costumes, and clowns ahead.... READ ON

It took three people to compose “The Hokey Pokey." Roland Lawrence “Larry” LaPrise, Charles Macack, and Taft Baker wrote the tune in 1949 to entertain tired skiers at nightclubs in Sun Valley, Idaho.

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