Bring Back the Christmas Ghost Story Tradition

Bring Back the Christmas Ghost Story Tradition

  For the last hundred years, Americans have kept ghosts in their place, letting them out only in October, in the run-up to our only real haunted holiday, Halloween. But it wasn’t always this way, and it’s no coincidence that the most famous ghost story is a Christmas...
Death Festivals Around the World

Death Festivals Around the World

  Mexico isn’t the only country that sets a date with the dead. Around the world, different countries, cultures, and religions have unique relationships with their dead. And yet, there are plenty of festivals of the dead—which take place over the course of days, or...
6 Ways to Make Halloween Safer for Your Pets

6 Ways to Make Halloween Safer for Your Pets

  On Halloween, it may seem like a lot of fun dress up and jump out in a scary costume and shout “boo!” to scare our family and friends. That’s because most of us know who’s really underneath it. But it’s different for pets. For example, masks and costumes that...