Brace yourself for Halloween chills, thrills, and all sorts of bewitching fun! We’ve got you covered for the entire spooktacular season, with the best costumes for the whole family, the wildest decorations, the coolest party ideas, the most binge-worthy Halloween movies, and, of course, the scoop on the best candy to pass out. Let the festivities begin!

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    This Couple Bought Their Dream Home in New Jersey—Then They Started Getting Ominous Letters in the Mail

    The Broaddus family 
had just bought their dream home and 
couldn’t wait to move in. 
Until ominous letters began arriving...

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    12 Horror Films That Are Inspired By True Stories

    Norman Bates, Jaws, and Freddy Krueger may be the stuff of nightmares—but they were all real.

    10 Halloween Costumes That Have Been Banned From Schools

    Halloween costumes have changed in the last decade, with colleges and middle and grammar schools advising which costumes can—and can't—be...

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    The Scientific Reason We Love Getting Scared So Much

    If you love horror movies any and every day, we're talking to you.

    15 of the Best Haunted Houses in America

    With the help of haunted house expert Steve Kopelman, we found the scariest spooky houses and attractions around the country....

    The 24 Most Haunted Hotels in America

    Planning a Halloween getaway? These hotels are possibly haunted, maybe have a dark and mystery history, and are absolutely more...

    The Spookiest Abandoned Place in Every State

    Do you dare visit these creepy locations? (It's OK if the answer is no—some of them are off-limits anyway...)

    25 Creepy Photos That Will Give You the Chills

    If a picture is, indeed, worth 1,000 words, then here are at least 25,000 of the most creepy and chilling...

    10 True Ghost Stories from the Most Haunted Places in the World

    If you enjoy a real fright, these locations offer a chance to get close to some of the more grisly...

    14 Fall Events to Add to Your Bucket List

    Bring on the pumpkins, harvests, and Halloween! Here are the biggest celebrations, spookiest locations, tastiest treats, and most unusual activities...

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    The 35 Scariest Movies of All Time

    We sorted through the scariest movies out there and picked the most ghoulish and jaw-dropping horror films. Sleep tight.

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    12 of the Most Haunted Places in America, According to Paranormal Experts

    Paranormal investigators, tour guides, and travel agents share their favorite stories from some of the spookiest sites open to the...

    This Is How to Get Rid of Box Elder Bugs

    Hint: insecticide isn't the best option.

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    Here’s What the Fake Blood You See in Movies Is Really Made Of

    If you're in the mood to step up your Halloween costume game, here's some bloody inspiration from the greats.

    There’s a Reason Why Howling Wind Is So Spooky

    There’s a reason why the sound is always used in horror movies and on Halloween soundtracks.

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    13 Haunted House Mysteries No One Can Explain

    These creepy houses already look like perfect locations for a haunt, but they also hide dark and horrible secrets.

    11 Creepiest Things Ever Caught on Security Camera

    Paranormal activity and home intruders are just the beginning.

    10 Spooky Stories About Evil Spirits Around the World

    There's something nearly every religion and culture in the world shares: a belief in the spirit world. Be careful, these...

    18 Fall Activities for Frugal Family Fun

    Make lasting memories with all the changing season has to offer while sticking to a budget.

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    10 Things to Stop Believing About the Salem Witch Trials

    Do you know what really happened in Salem? Test your knowledge about one of the darkest times in colonial America.

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    10 Spooky Ghost Movies That Will Give You Chills

    You'll be lucky if these ghost movies don't haunt you long after the credits reel.

    How to Become a Real-Life Ghost Hunter, According to Paranormal Investigators

    Sorry Ghostbuster movie buffs, it's absolutely nothing like the films!

    The Spookiest Things Ghost Hunters Have Seen on the Job

    These spine-chilling stories from real-life ghost hunters will have you hiding under your covers.

    How to Find Out If Someone Died in Your House

    It's really creepy to think about, but if you're honestly curious, here are a few practical ways to try to...

    This Is The Real Meaning Behind Common Omens and Urban Legends

    Before modern science, these premonitions didn't leave much room for second-guessing; however, some still hold for the very superstitious today.

    These Guinea Pig Costumes Exist as an Early Christmas Gift for Your Soul

    If the holiday season is stressing you out already, don't worry, Christmas-themed guinea pig costumes exist to restore all the...