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.)
— 5 Animals Named For Famous Monsters: Again, what it sounds like.
— Pumpkins: Not Just for Halloween Anymore (Not scary, but interesting.)