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Interesting Halloween Facts Roundup

Interesting Halloween Facts Roundup

Daven Hiskey October 30, 2014 0

We’ve covered quite a few Halloween related facts here on TodayIFoundOut over the years. Here’s a list of all of them, as well as some interesting facts about various candies. Happy Halloween! Halloween Related

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Rare Mythical Monsters from Around the World

Rare Mythical Monsters from Around the World

Daven Hiskey October 31, 2013 1

If you liked this infographic, you might also enjoy: The Origin of the Loch Ness Monster The Origin of the Bigfoot Legend A Real Life White Whale that Destroyed Over 20 Whaling Ships and

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The Origins of Halloween and Trick or Treating [Video]

The Origins of Halloween and Trick or Treating [Video]

Daven Hiskey October 25, 2013 1

If you liked this video, please subscribe to our YouTube Channel here. Thanks! If you liked this video, you might also enjoy: The Origins and Meanings of 9 Pirate Words and Expressions [Video] Why

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Has Anyone Ever Actually Poisoned Or Put Razor Blades or Needles in Halloween Candy?

Has Anyone Ever Actually Poisoned Or Put Razor Blades or Needles in Halloween Candy?

Staci Lehman October 24, 2013 10

Lee asks: How many children have died from people poisoning Halloween candy? Remember your mom sorting through your Halloween candy as a kid, looking for signs of ‘tainted’ candy laced with poison, needles or

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How the Tradition of Trick or Treating Got Started

How the Tradition of Trick or Treating Got Started

Daven Hiskey October 17, 2012 6

Amit Bhatnagar asks: Where did the American tradition of trick or treating come from? The vast majority of the traditions commonly associated with Halloween today are borrowed or adapted from four different festivals, namely:

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How Candy Pumpkins and Halloween Helped Change Daylight Saving Time

How Candy Pumpkins and Halloween Helped Change Daylight Saving Time

Dan Lewis October 13, 2012 4

This is a guest post by Dan Lewis. Dan runs the wildly popular daily newsletter Now I Know (“Learn Something New Every Day, By Email”). To subscribe to his daily email, click here. Today

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Why are Carved Pumpkins Called “Jack O’ Lanterns”?

Why are Carved Pumpkins Called “Jack O’ Lanterns”?

Daven Hiskey October 2, 2012 4

Scott T. asks: Why are carved pumpkins called “Jack O’ Lanterns”? The name “Jack O’ Lantern” was originally one of the numerous names given to ignis fatuus (Medieval Latin for “foolish fire”), another of

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How Pumpkin Carving Became a Halloween Tradition

How Pumpkin Carving Became a Halloween Tradition

Daven Hiskey October 2, 2011 4

##EMBED## Pumpkin carving being associated with Halloween comes from a method used by the Celts to ward off evil spirits during Samuin (a festival where many of the traditions of Halloween come from).  The

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What Candy Corn is Made Of

What Candy Corn is Made Of

Daven Hiskey February 22, 2011 2

##EMBED## Click Here for Sources and to Learn Where the Word “Witch” Comes From Text Version Candy corn is made from sugar, corn syrup, glaze, egg whites, honey glycerin, mineral oil, wax, and salt,

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Where the Word “Witch” Came From

Where the Word “Witch” Came From

Daven Hiskey October 26, 2010 5

For more Halloween related information, be sure and check out: 15 Facts About Halloween [Infographic]. Today I found out where the word “witch” came from. The word “witch” derives from the Old English words

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15 Halloween Facts

15 Halloween Facts

Noreen October 14, 2010 17

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Why Black Cats Are Considered Bad Luck

Why Black Cats Are Considered Bad Luck

Noreen September 10, 2010 26

Today I found out the origin of superstitions surrounding black cats including why a black cat crossing your path is considered bad luck. Black Cats weren’t always the butt of superstitions, feared, or even

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