Today in 1883, a bizarre headline in the New York Times: “Actor Demoralized By Tomatoes.” Why have audiences thrown tomatoes and other foods at performers?
If you have fields, you almost certainly have weeds. Pulling them can take a lot of time or money, but farmers now have a new way to make that part of the job a lot easier: a weed-zapping robot that uses lasers.
What do you mean you don't want a hug from a guy in a Michael Myers mask?
We weren’t going to do a post after Halloween about trash collectors dressing up as “Frozen” characters, but we just couldn’t let it go.
Not all heroes wear capes.
In some areas, Halloween festivities actually start the night before October 31, on a night that goes by a few very unusual names. Plus: how about an unusual lollipop that's far off the beaten trick-or-treating path?
He's alive and on the local news!
My favorite part of Halloween is going to the resale shop so the kids can try on whatever they like.
The snow didn't cancel Halloween, it just spread it out over the course of a week.
This isn’t just Halloween. It’s also the anniversary of the passing of the legendary illusionist and escape artist Harry Houdini, who they say wanted to make the greatest escape of all time... from mortality. Hence why Bess Houdini held seances every Halloween, trying to pick up whatever signals her late husband might be sending out from the hereafter.