Halloween on the Web

Halloween on the Web

Tricks and treats from across the Interwebz:

“Zombies Never Die,” “Emily Sohn, Discovery News

“Halloween 2011: Top Costumes, History, Myths, More,” Brian Handwerk, National Geographic News

“Foreclosure Mill’s Halloween Party Mocks Homeless, Displaced,” Daniel Frankel, The Wrap

“Anti-Wall Streeters inspire Halloween costumes,” Leanne Italie, Associated Press via Google

“The ‘War on Halloween’: A Trick or a Treat for Conservatives?” Leslie Savanon, The Nation

“The Halloween Economy: $2 Billion in Candy, $300 Million in Pet Costumes,” Jordan Weissmann, The Atlantic

“Spook Sells: Halloween’s Eerie Evolution Into a $6 Billion Industry,” Alice Hines,  AOL Daily Finance

“Halloween numbers add up to billions of pumpkin pounds,” Daily Herald

“Halloween Google ‘Doodle’ Features Time-Lapse Pumpkin Carving,” Chloe Albanesius, PC Magazine

“When Did Ghosts Start Saying ‘Boo?'” Forrest Wickman, Slate

“Calif. Sex Offenders Prohibited From Answering Door on Halloween,” Olivia Katrandjian, ABC News

“Halloween Limits on Riverside County Sex Offenders Unconstitutional, Says L.A. Group,” Dennis Romero, L.A. Weekly

“Rock legend Alice Cooper on Halloween, his Scottish roots and making sure he doesn’t miss a round of golf,” Rick Fulton, Scottish Daily Record

“Halloween in Hollywood,” Britannica Blog

“In Mantua, Discovering The Italian Origins And Delicacies Of Halloween,” Luca Bergamin, La Stampa via Worldcrunch

“Halloween Brings Influx of Customers to Washington Costume Shop,” Luis Velarde, VOA News

“No One Wants to Dress Up as a Politician This Halloween,” Jim Newell, Gawker

“Best Halloween Costume Ever: Use Two iPads to Create an Awesome Gaping Hole in Your Gut,”  Brent Rose, Gizmodo

“Cover Story: One Spot of Red,” Mina Kaneko and Françoise Mouly, New Yorker blog

“LOL! Nicole Richie Dresses as Jennifer Lopez for Halloween,” Justin Ravitz, US Magazine

“21 of the Best, Worst and Weirdest Halloween Costumes For  Kids,” Chris Sims, Comics Alliance
“Seven Terrible L.A. Halloween Costumes (With Suggested Improvements),” Paul T. Bradley, L.A. Weekly

“October 31st? What else you got?” NotionsCapital.com

“Links: Halloween Physiology,” Michelle Clement, Scientific American blog

“Are skinny people more afraid of ghosts?” Discovery Magazine blog

“Your average, everyday zombie,” Christie Wilcox, Scientific American blog

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Image (“Anatomy of a Blogger, after Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers”) by Mike Licht. Download a copy here. Creative Commons license; credit Mike Licht, NotionsCapital.com

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