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6 Spooky Facts About Samhain

Kirstin Fawcett

Long before we stuffed ourselves with candy and donned Halloween costumes, the Celtic people celebrated an ancient harvest festival.

Harry Houdini Honored at Manhattan Home for the 90th Anniversary of His Death

Caitlin Schneider

The Upper East Side locale was the famed magician's first New York City residence.

Delmonico’s Launches Menu of Presidential Meals

Michele Debczak

The special event highlights dishes served in the White House and at the historic restaurant.

10 Wild Facts About ‘Major League’

Mark Mancini

If you were to ask one thousand Cleveland Indians fans to name their all-time favorite player, a decent percentage might say Willie Mays Hayes or Ricky “Wild Thing” Vaughn.

Hang Out With Bats via Two New Live Streams

Kate Horowitz

Get your bat fix with live streams of fuzzy bats from the Organization for Bat Conservation.

Gowanus Canal Cleanup Reveals Sunken Objects From New York's Past

Kirstin Fawcett

Over the next four weeks, contractors cleaning the body of water will haul large items, like ships, out of the canal.

The Best and Worst States for People With Mental Health Issues, Ranked

Shaunacy Ferro

The majority of American adults aren't receiving treatment for their mental health issues, new research finds.

Sell Your Home Faster With These 9 Tips

Danielle Braff

Experts share their secrets for getting your house off the market, stat.

Stephen King Wrote a Real-Life Version of a Book From The Dark Tower Series

Rebecca OConnell

Perfect for Stephen King fans—or just children you want to traumatize.

Look Up Tonight! The Northern Lights Will Put on a Stunning Show

Michele Debczak

The light show might be visible as far south as Pennsylvania.

Who Wrote History's First Blurb?

Kirstin Fawcett

And how did they get that name?

KFC Food Scientists Unveil the Chizza, a Chicken-Pizza Mashup

Jake Rossen

It's chicken. It's pizza. It's probably not all that good for you.

10 Pieces of U.S. Virgin Islands Slang You Should Be Using

Presented by U.S. Virgin Islands.

Singapore to Launch a Giant Island of Floating Solar Panels

Shaunacy Ferro

The world's largest test bed of floating solar panels is due to be operational by the end of the year.

Scientists Pinpoint When and Where HIV Arrived in the U.S.

Kate Horowitz

So-called "Patient Zero" was not, in fact, the first person in North America to contract the virus.