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Halloween 2011

15 Intriguing Halloween-Related Factoids!

Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D. | Posted 01.03.2012 | Weird News
Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D.

Halloween's origins can be traced to the ancient Celtic festival known as "Samhain," which included a feast of the dead in both Pagan and Christian times, and marked the end of harvest and the commencement of winter.

Boy Pulls Gun When Woman Jokes About Stealing His Halloween Candy

AP | Posted 01.02.2012 | Crime

AIKEN, S.C. -- South Carolina officials say a 10-year-old trick-or-treater pulled a handgun on a woman who joked that she'd steal his Halloween candy....

WATCH: 'Top Gun' Babies Adorable Halloween Costume

Posted 01.01.2012 | Parents

Halloween might be over, but there's still plenty of time to "ooh" and "ahh" at clever costumes from last night. One pair of adorable twins is rec...

PHOTOS: Submit Your Best Pictures From Halloween 2011

Robin Wilkey | Posted 01.01.2012 | San Francisco

From Occupy protesters to mariachi band members to Brian Wilsons, San Francisco was represented this Halloween. While partyrockers crowded the cit...

PHOTOS: Miranda Kerr Cracks A Whip

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 01.01.2012 | Style

They may have been throwing "warring" Halloween parties, but Miranda Kerr and Heidi Klum proved to be quite different when it comes to dressing for th...

All 32 NFL Teams As Halloween Candy

Posted 12.31.2011 | Sports

I wrote a list comparing every NFL team to Halloween candy. And I hope you enjoy it, because most of you are too old to be getting dressed up to be go...

This Week In ZOMBIES

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 12.31.2011 | Comedy

Our Psychometer scientists were hard at work this week to bring you the craziest people in the newest this week, but unfortunately were the hapless vi...

Funniest Less Scary Remakes On Twitter

Posted 12.31.2011 | Comedy

Between planning parties, designing costumes and stocking up on candy, Halloween festivities often take weeks of planning -- but that doesn't mean mis...

Vintage Candy: 10 Treats To Remember Halloweens Of The Past (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.30.2011 | Parents

"Who can take a sunrise ... Sprinkle it in dew ... Cover it in chocolate and a miracle or two? ... The candyman can." -- "Willy Wonka & the Chocolat...

Slash & Dine: Where Horror Movies And Food Collide

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 12.31.2011 | Chicago

Most people reserve their horror flicks, fake blood and sweet treats for the weeks and days leading up to Halloween. For horror movie lovers Nicole Mi...

Five Classic Halloween Tricks

College Humor | Posted 12.31.2011 | Comedy

College Humor has some helpful advice for pranking your friends this Halloween. Check out their illustrated guide to all of the classic Halloween tri...

The 7 Creepiest Places on Earth

Cracked.com | Posted 12.31.2011 | Comedy

Even the best Hollywood set dressers in the biggest budget horror movie can't outdo real life. As part of our continuing effort to find real-world loc...

Trick Or Treat! Halloween Feats Around The World

Posted 12.31.2011 | World

One of the oldest holidays in the world, Halloween "is thought to have originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, when people would light...

Sheriff's Office Will Be Watching Sex Offenders On Halloween

Posted 12.31.2011 | Chicago

The Cook County Sheriff's Office will be visiting the homes of registered sex offenders Monday, making sure they don't open their doors for trick-or-t...

Happy Halloween! No Snow Tonight So Celebrate With The Village Parade

Posted 12.31.2011 | New York

Still haven't had enough of Halloween festivities? Well, New Yorkers are in luck because Monday is actually Halloween, and unlike the city's record hi...

PHOTOS: What Were Coco & Ice T For Halloween?

mediatakeout.com | Posted 12.31.2011 | Celebrity

Halloween is the ONE day of the year when otherwise DEMURE ladies can dress up like HARLOTS!!!...

Will Halloween 2050 Be Trick or Treat for the World's 9 Billionth Child?

Dorian de Wind | Posted 12.30.2011 | Impact
Dorian de Wind

If Halloween by itself wasn't frightening enough, this Oct. 31 has been set by U.N. demographers as the official day when the 7 billionth person will ...

PHOTOS: Celebrities Dress Up For Halloween

Posted 12.30.2011 | Celebrity

Halloween is today, but that didn't stop celebrities from dressing up and hitting some spooky festivities over the weekend. From Kim Kardashian's P...

Obama, First Lady Hand Out Halloween Candy At White House

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Turns out, the White House did not get egged. Trick-or-treaters marched up the White House driveway on a wet, snowy Saturday, past...

PHOTOS: The BEST Internet Halloween Costumes

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 12.29.2011 | Comedy

Still looking for the perfect Halloween costume? Trying to figure out how to be topical with your wardrobe choices, but not quite sure how to pull it ...

PHOTOS: Have A Green And Chic Halloween

Posted 12.29.2011 | Green

Halloween is just around the corner, and the jack-o-lanterns and trick-or-treaters are already out in full force. Not even a blanket of snow will keep...

BOO!

The Huffington Post | Jessica Misener | Posted 12.29.2011 | Style

Ay dios mio! Fashion designer and "Project Runway" judge extraordinaire Michael Kors (on the left, below) and his husband Lance Le Pere added a little...

A Halloween Playlist For Cool Kids

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 12.29.2011 | Home

If you wanted to be like everyone else this Halloween, you'd be going as Nikki MInaj. Instead, maybe you've decided on sexy paperweight? Or an Occupy ...

PHOTOS: The Best Halloween Movies

Posted 12.28.2011 | Entertainment

Well, it's about that time: You've got your costume, your candy bowl's full, your pumpkin's carved, you think that you're ready for Halloween. But...

Snow This Weekend!

Posted 12.28.2011 | New York

Trick-or-sleet! A scary snowstorm creeping towards the Northeast won't spare New York City this Halloween weekend. Some cold rain turned into snow...