Weekend Links: Halloween Themed!

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Let's set this up right with a little bit of Halloween by the numbers. Do you fall into these stats? (Decorating the yard, carving the pumpkin, etc!) Or are you on the non-festive side? (i.e. my parents turning off all of the lights and pretending they aren't home every year!)
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History lesson: So how exactly did trick or treating and other Halloween and holiday traditions come about?
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I have this typed out as just "the best pumpkins EVER." I think that sums it up pretty well!
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From my friend Paul, a link to the greatest pumpkin idea of all time (co-sponsored by the Annals of Too Much Time).
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Not sure what to crank up on the stereo to get you in the Halloween mood? Made Man has you set with their list of the Top 10 Best Halloween Songs (any good ones that they forgot?)
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If you need a quick costume, consider an Internet Meme from this past year (I like how they made the female versions the same as the males with "sexy" preceding it. The best comment I saw on the subject was a newspaper headline when I was in college, "Girls Dress for Tricks, Boys Wait for Treats!" - But you know it's true!)
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Check out this great, great shot of 1957 Rangers-Red Wings game from the Sports Illustrated vault. The crowd really makes it.
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Infographic of the Day: World-Changing Charts From the Victorian Era (I like that the URL calls this "Victorians Did It Better."
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Finally, one of those "things that exist just because" - enjoy! (?)
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Stay tuned - more links tomorrow! In the meantime, send your submissions to FlossyLinks@gmail.com!

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