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2014-09-09 23:11:36

Whiter Image Dental is offering a special program to dentists that participate in the annual Halloween Candy Buy Back event. This program incentivizes parents and children to get involved in the event that helps to prevent tooth decay, obesity, and also helps provide care packages to troops. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 In support of the annual Halloween Candy Buy Back program, Whiter Image Dental is making it easier for dentists to bring awareness to this once-a-year event by...

2014-09-08 08:38:11

Chester Cheetah releases new limited-edition Halloween treat and delivers virtual tricks to celebrate the most mischievous time of the year PLANO, Texas, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling all pranksters: Chester Cheetah, the official Cheetos brand spokes-cheetah, has proclaimed that after years of the 'same old same old,' Halloween needs a new twist - so, today he unveiled a new bag of treats and tricks to bring out the mischievous side of families this season. With the release of new...

2014-09-02 12:31:03

Online Retailer Unveils Second Annual Campaign Featuring this Year's Top Costumes, Party Themes and Treats, and Launches its Costumes-for-a-Cause Program NEW BERLIN, Wis., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BuyCostumes.com, a leading online costume retailer and the authority on all things Halloween, is officially kicking off the Halloween season today with the launch of its second annual Orange Tuesday(TM) campaign, running September 2, 2014 - November 4, 2014. The campaign features the...

2014-09-02 12:24:27

Rising star encourages kids to get involved and help save other kids around the world NEW YORK, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Actress, platinum recording artist and author Zendaya, this year's Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF spokesperson, is asking kids in the U.S. to make a difference in the lives of other kids by raising funds for UNICEF's lifesaving programs. Zendaya will be appearing as a "Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF superhero" in print, online, and broadcast public service...

2014-09-02 08:32:51

Online clothing retailer Milanoo.com is offering a generous seasonal discount on all their costumes - customers who spend at least $99 for any regular-priced costume item can use coupon code TUM10 to get $10 off. And with the purchase of $120, customers receive a FREE costume. CHENGDU, China, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Halloween is approaching - do you know what you'll wear this year? Prominent online clothing wholesaler Milanoo (www.milanoo.com) is offering a generous...

2014-08-28 20:22:08

For the first time ever, John Carpenter's horror classic comes to life as a haunted house at Universal Orlando ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone is entitled to one good scare...and beginning September 19, Universal Orlando will give guests more than one reason to scream as it brings to life John Carpenter's classic horror film "Halloween." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140828/141359 Based on the classic 1978 slasher film, the all-new haunted house follows the story...

2014-08-27 16:24:54

Horror Film Which Ignited Blockbuster Franchise Will Be Available in Theaters for One Week Only Starting October 31, 2014 SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This Halloween, Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) will celebrate the 10(th) anniversary of the theatrical release of SAW, the film that kicked off the most successful horror franchise in history, by bringing it back to theaters nationwide for one week only. The film will open on Friday, October 31(st), with select...

2014-08-26 12:27:04

Five New Teams Set To Compete For $50,000 Grand Prize In Series Premiere October 5th NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Halloween Wars returns to Food Network for its fourth season, premiering Sunday, October 5(th) at 9pm ET/PT. Witness five teams, consisting of a pumpkin carving expert, a cake decorator, and sugar artist, as they battle it out over four episodes to create heart-stopping Halloween-themed displays, guaranteed to scare the daylights out of viewers. Hosted by...

2014-08-25 16:24:11

Early Bird Passes Available Through Labor Day NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Orleans reputation as a premier Halloween destination is unwavering. With much enthusiasm, the city prepares to welcome the 31(st) annual Halloween New Orleans (HNO), October 23 - 26. The weekend-long extravaganza, benefitting Project Lazarus, is the largest gay Halloween charity event in the country; last year drawing its largest crowd since Hurricane Katrina....

2014-08-19 12:26:33

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tickets are now on sale for "Halloween Horror Nights" at Universal Studios Hollywood as Southern California's leading Halloween event becomes "More Dead Than Ever," expanding to 22 select nights with more mazes than ever, from Friday, September 19 through Sunday, November 2, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140819/137190 Tickets to this year's event are available for purchase at www.HalloweenHorrorNights.com/hollywood,...


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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Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.