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2014-10-23 23:12:51

To combat post-Halloween sugar shock, CogniDiet™ is offering a four-week Sugar Detox Program to help participants get back on track to healthy eating. Princeton, N.J. (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Chocolate bars, chewy caramels, candy corn, cool mints, hard candies, fruit chews, licorice, toffee, peanut butter goodies, fluffy marshmallow treats and more. Yes, Halloween is almost here, and sugar overload is not far behind. For even those with unshakable willpower, Halloween presents a...

2014-10-23 23:12:38

The California Podiatric Medical Association Offers Tips to Help Keep Kids Safe on Their Feet this Halloween! SACRAMENTO, CA (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 “Trick-or-Treat, smell my feet, give me something good to eat!” That familiar refrain will soon fill the chilly night air of All Hallows’ Eve (Halloween) with gleeful children reciting the festive rhyme as they go from house to house in search of treats to fill their goodie bags. Nothing, however, puts the brakes on an evening of...

2014-10-23 23:06:48

Whitepages Data Finds Michael Myers, Stephen King, and Norman Bates Most Common Halloween-Related Names in United States Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 In honor of Halloween, Whitepages, the leading provider of contact information for people and businesses in the U.S., today reveals its list of the 13 most common names in the country shared with horror movie villains, as well as a few famously frightening directors and authors. Taking the top spot on the list – and putting fear in...

2014-10-23 23:02:03

East Bay SPCA Urges Pet Parents to Follow These Tips for a Safe Howl-o-Ween Oakland, CA (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Candy, costumes, parades and spooky skeletons may give us a thrill, but please consider your pet’s perspective this Halloween. The East Bay SPCA urges pet parents to follow these common sense tips to ensure that Halloween does not turn into a fright night for your pets. Halloween Candy and Treats Make sure that bowl of candy is kept far out of reach from dogs and cats as...

2014-10-23 12:24:24

HealthyStuff.org report offers consumer tips for a safer Halloween WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Heavy metals and other additives are commonly found in Halloween costumes and accessories, according to a new report released today and available at HealthyStuff.org. The non-profit group tested 44 costumes, 40 accessories and 21 decorations and party favors. Their testing found toxic chemicals including lead, flame retardants, tin compounds and phthalates --...

2014-10-23 12:21:04

Company Provides Tips for Warding Off Thieves During Theft-fueled Holiday CANTON, Mass., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With Halloween approaching, LoJack Corporation (NASDAQ: LOJN) has released its top tips for car owners to protect their vehicles and assets from thieves this holiday season. Historically, more cars have been stolen on Halloween than any of the other major holidays, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau's 2012 Holiday Theft Report. According to the report, on...

2014-10-22 23:03:58

Protect pets from unsafe tricks ‘n’ treats during the haunted holiday. NEW YORK (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Halloween can be a fun-filled holiday for children and adults, but scary costumes, decorations and toxic treats can be frightening and dangerous for household pets. To help pet owners avoid the real-life nightmare of a vet visit during the witching hour, the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) released a list of the top five threats to...

2014-10-22 23:01:20

Concorde's Miramar location will transform their campus into a Halloween haunt. Miramar, FL (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 When Concorde Career College in Miramar recently discovered the city of Miramar would not be hosting their Halloween Night, they quickly called the city and told them they would hold a community Halloween event at their facility. With just a few weeks’ to prepare, Concorde Miramar went into overdrive transforming their campus into a Halloween haunt for their...

2014-10-22 16:28:09

Common injuries according to orthopaedic surgeons ROSEMONT, Ill., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ghosts and goblins may not be the only things that are out to get you this Halloween. So, whether you're planning to hang spooky decorations from your front porch, carve pumpkins with the family or roam around your neighborhood to trick-or-treat with the kids, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA) urge you and...

2014-10-22 16:21:31

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Trick-or-treaters everywhere are gearing up with excitement for a night filled with candy as Halloween quickly approaches. While brushing twice a day and visiting the dentist every six months are preventive measures, children's teeth also benefit by limiting the candy they consume. This Halloween the Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) encourages children to donate some of their candy to the Halloween Candy Buyback Program....


Latest Halloween Reference Libraries

Jersey Devil
2013-11-04 10:48:27

The Jersey Devil is a creature in folklore that dates back to early Native American legends. It is claimed to roam the area in Southern New Jersey around the Pine Barrens. But, reported sightings, especially in the early 1900s, have been from all over New Jersey. Descriptions of the creature vary, but the most common is that it has the head of a goat, kangaroo-like body, bat-like wings, horns, small arms, clawed front hands, hooves on the rear legs, and a forked tail. The origin of this...

Halloween Pennant, Celithemis eponina
2013-07-15 13:17:27

The Halloween pennant (Celithemis eponina) is a species of dragonfly that can be found in North America. Its range includes eastern and central areas of North America, where it emerges at different times during the year. In northern areas of its range, it can be seen between the months of June to August, but in other areas of its range, like Florida, it can be seen throughout the year. Its range also includes areas just south of Canada and New Mexico. It can be found in marshy habitats around...

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2008-05-04 22:30:19

The Halloween Crab (Gecarcinus quadratus or Gercarcinus ruricola), also known as the moon crab, should not be confused with the Halloween hermit crab. They dig burrows in rainforest habitat and are native to Central America. It lives in the forest at least some of its adult life. They have lungs that need to be moist all the time. If not, they could dry out and die. The Halloween crab is very territorial and will fight back if threatened. Photo Copyright and Credit

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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin