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Halloween

Here you'll find spooky projects and activities centered around the Halloween theme and learn how to host a great Halloween party


There Are 5 Types of Haunted House Visitors. Which One Are You?

Are you the ringleader, the offerer or the fifth wheel? HowStuffWorks Now talks with some haunted house experts on how to scare each one. See more »

What Are the Top Picks for Halloween Costumes This Year?

Americans are pulling out all the stops for Halloween, spending $3 billion on costumes. Learn the top costume choices in 2016 at HowStuffWorks Now. See more »

9 Halloween Attractions That Went Too Far

Can a Halloween attraction be sued for being too scary? It's already happened. Learn about Halloween attractions that went too far at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Yes, Real Human Corpses Have Been Mistaken for Halloween Decor

Has anyone ever mistaken a real corpse for a Halloween decoration? Learn more about that in this HowStuffWorks Now article. See more »

Beyond Halloween: 8 Holidays Spirits Love

Some days are just more conducive to the supernatural. Learn some of the holidays that spirits love at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Your Ultimate Halloween Party Playlist

What you need for your Halloween party is some spooky music that'll establish the need for a dance floor -- like M.J.'s 'Thriller.' See more »

10 Fun for Fido Halloween Costumes

With these Halloween costumes for dogs, you can include Fido in the fun. Learn about 10 fun Halloween costumes for dogs. See more »

10 Mommy-and-me Halloween Costumes

Dress up with your little one with these mommy-and-me Halloween costumes. Learn about 10 great mommy-and-me Halloween costume ideas. See more »

10 Things Your Kid Should NOT Be for Halloween

Are there costumes your kid should not choose for Halloween? Read about 10 things your kid should not be for Halloween at TLC Family. See more »

Why do we trick-or-treat?

Are you wondering why we trick-or-treat? Learn why we trick-or-treat and take a look at the origins of Halloween. See more »