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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Halloween
Society & Culture  (tags: Halloween, history, Samhain, Celts, pumpkins, traditions, culture )

- 3497 days ago -
...but were afraid to ask...LOL! Fun facts about a favorite holiday.
FUN QUIZ From the Washington Post, Believe It or Not!
Society & Culture  (tags: holidays, candy, Halloween, quiz, fun )

- 3857 days ago -
Don't miss this column by Joe Heim. Short, fun, and topical!
My Identity Is Not A Costume for You To Wear! :VIDEO   video
Society & Culture  (tags: American Indians, Native Americans, Halloween, Holidays, culture, society, ethics, humans, family, interesting, americans, children )

- 2777 days ago -
Re: Halloween.... As a Native American, I am utterly appalled to see my culture lump[ed] together into some stereotypical Pan-Injun image, shipped and sold for the American masses to mimic my people and culture....
13 Halloween Myths Debunked
Society & Culture  (tags: Halloween, Myths, Fortune, Superstitions, Belief )

- 2777 days ago -
In addition to this fun-filled image of Halloween, there are countless myths and urban legends surrounding the holiday that have haunted people for decades.
Care2 Peace Activist Makes News
Society & Culture  (tags: Good News, Peace, activists, internet, halloween, Un-Scared )

- 3870 days ago -
On Halloween, Don't Be Scared (Of Peace) Georgia Callahan carves peace pumpkins in the back yard of the family's home. Daughter, Josey also hands out buckeye nuts painted with a peace sign or "troops home now." "The Un-Scared Halloween" gains national
National Alert Registry: Prepare for Sex Offenders on Halloween
Society & Culture  (tags: children, safety, halloween, sex offenders )

- 3874 days ago -
The National Alert Registry at has developed resources for parents to help protect their children from registered sex offenders this Halloween. In a four-step preparedness program, The National Alert Registry provides parents w
End Sale of Halloween Costume Mocking Anorexia
Society & Culture  (tags: anorexia, bulimia, Halloween, Halloweencostume )

- 1668 days ago -
Halloween costume featuring a skeletal form and a tape measure belt, named "Anna Rexia". The costume is deliberately designed to mock and trivialize one of the most dangerous and painful psychological disorders in the name of some Halloween fun. Outrage!
34 Geeky Pumpkin Faces
Society & Culture  (tags: halloween, pumpkins, pumpkin faces, fun, humor )

- 3504 days ago -
Below you can find 34 Geeky Pumpkin Faces Creations as Awesome Halloween Craft that may not be scary but still relate to Technology, Video Games, Movies, and some other fun Jack O Lanterns.
Do Skimpy/Sexy Halloween Costumes Work Against Feminist Ideas??
Society & Culture  (tags: US, Halloween, halloween costumes, girls, young women, feminist ideas, feminism, society, society's double standard )

- 3129 days ago -
Does Halloween costumes for girls encourage an unfair double standard by deeming acceptable one night what would be considered "trashy" most other nights? Are girls supposed to look slutty for Halloween? Why skimpy costumes everywhere?
Halloween Swine Flu Safety Tips!
Society & Culture  (tags: US, Halloween, Swine Flu, Trick or Treating Swine Flu tips, children, health threats, health protection for children, H1N1, candy, dirty hands )

- 3129 days ago -
Forget monsters, ghosts and goblins: the real scare for some this Halloween is the threat of contracting swine flu from all the kids going door to door. First, the candy & don't let kids scoop it out of your bowls themselves..dirty hands spread germs.
The History of Halloween
Society & Culture  (tags: Halloween, holiday, history )

- 3490 days ago -
Happy Halloween Everyone!!!
Halloween COSTUME TEETH Pulled From US Shops Due to LEAD Fears!
Society & Culture  (tags: Halloween, US, Chia, lead poisoning, costume teeth, children, costume teeth, excessive levels of lead, lead paint, ingesting lead )

- 3856 days ago -
A US retail outlet on Tuesday pulled hundreds of sets of Halloween costume teeth from sale amid fears they could contain excessive levels of lead! "Lead paint is a problem when it's ingested by a child, so to have lead on an item that is designed to go in
Keep Kids Safe This Halloween - SAFETY GUIDE LIST!
Society & Culture  (tags: US, Halloween, halloween safety tips, kids, trick or treat, parents, children, keep kids safe, National Center for Missing & Exploited , safety precautions )

- 3129 days ago -
Halloween is an especially important time for parents and children to pay extra attention to their surroundings and not let their guard down. Nearly 94% of kids between the ages of 4-12 trick-or-treat.
Ohio Teacher Suspended After Using Racial Slurs to Complain About Trick-or-Treaters in Facebook Post
Society & Culture  (tags: Halloween, trick or treaters, racism, facebook, teacher, children, ethics, society, sadness )

- 1666 days ago -
A northeast Ohio music teacher has been suspended after posting a Facebook rant over the weekend to complain about trick-or-treaters.

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