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2011-08-11 09:16:00

PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While sparkler sticks are still cooling and ice cream cones are still melting, haunted attraction owners, operators, actors, makeup artists and special effects gurus have been working through the summer months to make this year's Halloween season well worth Americans' precious time and money. According to the Haunted Attraction Association (HAA), most member haunts gear up for the peak Halloween season well before the...

2011-05-10 07:15:00

DALLAS / FORT WORTH, Texas, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cutting Edge Haunted What: House When: May 13th Friday 8pm-10:30pm Fort Worth, Where: Texas 1701 E. Lancaster Ave., Fort Worth, Texas 76102 Cost: Adult $25 Child $20 (10 yrs & under) Get a Sneak preview this Friday the 13th of the 2011 Cutting Edge Haunted...

2010-10-22 20:24:00

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Preparations for the spookiest fun-filled parties have begun. For many, October is that special month catering to the Halloween season, a serious billion-dollar industry that has grown into the nations second largest holiday. "...The National Retail Federation estimated the average consumer in 2003 spent about $41.77 on Halloween-related items, including $14.41 on candy, $14.85 on costumes and $10.37 on decorations. Total retail sales in 2003...

2010-10-20 16:42:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During the day, they are corporate account managers, teachers, ministers, accountants, ranchers, engineers and bankers. But by the light of the moon, they are giant rats, hangmen, redneck axe murderers, grave diggers, crazy cat ladies and psycho clowns. They are some of the unique characters who bring America's best haunted attractions to life each October. "It takes a weird persona to be a truly scary creature," admits Amber Arnett...

2010-10-12 14:10:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Although many Americans feel economic woes have sucked the life blood out of them, thrill seekers have pumped millions of dollars into haunted attractions already this year, showing early indications of a strong 2010 Halloween "season." According to the National Research Federation, the number of Americans planning to visit a haunted attraction this year spiked to 20.8 percent, up from 2009's 17 percent and just 14.9 percent five years...

2010-09-30 11:31:00

KANSAS CITY, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The lights are now off, and the peak "boo" season is officially on at professionally-produced haunted attractions across the nation! In the month of October, millions of Americans will scream their way through the phobia-filled halls and mazes of a commercial haunted attraction. The Haunted House Association (HHA), with 125 member attractions from Baltimore to Kansas City to Atlanta, is the official association of an industry that will...

2010-09-28 09:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- "In the heart of New Orleans, Cities of the Dead, lies The Mortuary...where if you're not screaming, you're already dead!" The Mortuary Haunted House's doors burst open to RAVE REVIEWS as the MUST SEE HALLOWEEN ATTRACTION in New Orleans! "It's not your typical Haunted House," says Jeff Borne, owner of The Mortuary. "Ghost Hunters from around the world have come to The Mortuary to experience unearthly entities throughout the property year round. Now...

2010-09-09 08:09:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Walking Shadows LLC announces that the surprise hit of the Cannes Film Festival, "COLIN," a British zombie movie, which cost just $75 (45 pounds Sterling) to make, will make its North American Premiere at the 13th Floor Haunted House in San Antonio, Texas on Thursday, September 23, 2010 - before moving to theaters nationwide in September and October. "COLIN" is a new take on the traditional zombie film genre, telling the tale through the eyes...

2010-09-08 08:25:00

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Visitors to The ScareHouse® haunted attraction won't find vampires in capes, ghosts in chains, or witches in pointy hats - but they will find possessed babysitters, steampunk warriors, and a bad bunny with a taste for blood. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/pittsburghs-ultimate-haunted-house-knows-what-scares-you-102366974.html "Modern audiences are no...

2009-10-29 09:00:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Tales of ghosts and supernatural beings haunt the dreams of children and inspire peculiar horror films and books, but what if you found yourself trapped in the middle of your own ghost story? What if your home had been the scene of a terrifying fire 100 years ago? Or your basement had been used for violent and deadly experiments? What if you discovered unexplainable bloody handprints on the walls around your baby's crib? And what if you didn't...


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Manananggal
2014-01-19 12:54:59

The manananggal is a mythical creature in Philippine folklore. It is similar to the western vampire in looks as well as behavior. They are said to dislike garlic and salt, also are said to avoid, light, vinegar, spices, daggers, and the tail of a stingray. The name manananggal derives from the word tanggal which means to separate. Translation for the word manananggal is "one who separates itself." Most of the stories depicting the manananggal come from the province of Capiz and many...

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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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