Halloween: A (Cartoon) History from Discovery.com

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Discovery.com had this nice little minute and a half cartoon about Halloween up, check it out:

Halloween: A (Cartoon) History

Analysis by James Williams
Thu Oct 28, 2010 11:21 AM ET

Ever wonder where Halloween comes from? Was it created in the 1950s by marketing companies to sell candy and costumes, or does it have a much older and darker past? Get the answer below.

If that hasn’t put you in the right mood, there’s plenty more from Discovery News to make your skin crawl…

Patenting Death Slide Show: A look at some of the late 19th-century patents meant to ease the transition from this world to the next.

Inventors Killed By Their Own Inventions Slide Show: What it sounds like.

Top 5 Science Conspiracies, Theories and Hoaxes (This still creeps me out and I produced it two years ago.)
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5 Animals Named For Famous Monsters: Again, what it sounds like.

Pumpkins: Not Just for Halloween Anymore (Not scary, but interesting.)

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