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Sure, they roll around at the same time every year, but somehow it’s still easy to be caught off-guard. Never again! Whether you’re planning ahead or at the very last minute, these handy holiday guides will help you make the most of your celebrations all year long.

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Why Do We Bob for Apples on Halloween?

Compared to other Halloween traditions and legends, its origins aren't as spooky. Learn more about how bobbing for apples came...


20 Halloween Memes That Will Have You Howling with Laughter

Trick-or-treat yourself to these hilarious Halloween memes.


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20 Scary Good Halloween Riddles

These spooky Halloween riddles will get you ready for October 31.


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Is Your Canned Pumpkin Actually Made of Pumpkin?

You would NOT want to make a Jack-o'-lantern from a Libby's squash.


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The Stories Behind 12 Abandoned Mansions

Of course, mansions can be beautiful, sprawling signs of wealth but these abandoned mansions and their incredible stories will give...


Why Are People Afraid of Clowns?

If you aren't scared of clowns now, you will be soon.



17 Clever Halloween Costumes for Work

Get in the spooky spirit at the office by throwing on one of these Halloween costumes for work.

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The Most Popular Halloween Costume the Year You Were Born

Halloween costumes reflect the times. Read on for what everyone was talking about—and, of course, wearing—the year you came into...


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25 Spooky, Silly Halloween Books for Kids

Boo! Read these adorable books with your kiddos to get the whole family in the Halloween spirit.


12 Real-Life Exorcisms That Actually Happened

The belief that evil spirits can possess humans has been terrifying people throughout history. That's probably why the history of...


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7 Signs Your House Could Be Haunted, According to Paranormal Experts

These chilling signs suggest your home may have visitors from beyond the grave.


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10 Chilling Crimes Involving Ouija Boards

Ouija boards tend to peak in popularity during times of uncertainty. Ahem. But before you take yours out of the...


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12 Surprising Things You Didn’t Know About Halloween Candy

How much Americans really spend on Halloween, the history of “fun size” candy, and more sweet facts about your favorite...


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20 Skeleton Puns You Can’t Help but Find “Humerus”

Ready for some Halloween skele-puns? (Get it?!) Welcome to the Groan Yard!


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15 Halloween Puns That’ll Have You Laughing Till You’re Coffin

Spooky season doesn't have to be all boos and scares. Share these Halloween puns that'll have you laughing until you're...

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13 Ways Halloween Is Celebrated Around the World

Depending on where you go, Halloween can be very silly—or very serious.


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16 Non-Candy Halloween Treats Kids Actually Love

Skip the same old candy that everyone else is handing out this Halloween and give trick-or-treaters an awesomely fun and...


13 Abandoned Amusement Parks That Will Give You the Creeps

When these parks were in their prime, they were fun, fantastic, and anything but freaky. Now, they seem like something...


The Spookiest Towns to Celebrate Halloween in America

One night is never enough for the Halloween obsessed. These towns take "Halloween-ing" to the next level, organizing, decorating, and...


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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...

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...


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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...