What Are Some Fun Facts About Halloween?

10 fun facts you didn't know about Halloween

  • "Jack o'lantern" comes from the Irish legend of Stingy Jack.
  • Candy corn was originally called Chicken Feed.
  • Trick-or-treating comes from "souling"
  • The most lit jack o'lanterns on display is 30,581.
  • Halloween folklore is full of fortune-telling and magic.
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    What is the first fact about Halloween?

    The tradition originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, when people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off ghosts. In the eighth century, Pope Gregory III designated November 1 as a time to honor all saints. Soon, All Saints Day incorporated some of the traditions of Samhain. via

    What are creepy facts?

    It takes the death of 27,000 trees daily to make toilet paper for humans.

  • Mice and rats can spread at least 35 different diseases to humans.
  • A human head remains conscious for around 20 seconds after being decapitated.
  • A body decomposes four times faster in water than on land.
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    Why Halloween is bad?

    Halloween is associated with elaborate costumes, haunted houses and, of course, candy, but it's also linked to a number of risks, including pedestrian fatalities and theft or vandalism. Oct. 31 may be one of the most dangerous days of the year for your children, home, car and health. via

    Why do we carve pumpkins?

    In Ireland, people started to carve demonic faces out of turnips to frighten away Jack's wandering soul. The folklore about Stingy Jack was quickly incorporated into Halloween, and we've been carving pumpkins—or turnips—ever since. via

    Which city is Halloween capital of the world?

    Anoka, Minnesota, calls itself the "Halloween Capital of the World," as it is one of the first cities in the United States to put on a Halloween celebration that discourages people from playing tricks or causing trouble. via

    What is the weirdest fact?

  • There's a company that turns dead bodies into an ocean reef.
  • The name "bonobo" resulted from a misspelling.
  • There is an annual Coffee Break Festival.
  • You can buy a flying bicycle.
  • Dolphins sleep with one eye open.
  • Vacuum cleaners were originally horse-drawn.
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    What are the top 10 interesting facts?

    The 60 Most Interesting World Facts You'll Ever Hear

  • Glaciers and ice sheets hold about 69 percent of the world's freshwater.
  • The fastest gust of wind ever recorded on Earth was 253 miles per hour.
  • Recent droughts in Europe were the worst in 2,100 years.
  • The best place in the world to see rainbows is in Hawaii.
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    What is fun fact?

    A fun fact is a tidbit of interesting or entertaining trivia. People often introduce a fun fact, sometimes in the form of witty and biting observations, with the phrase itself because otherwise how would you know it was a fun fact. via

    Why are creepy things creepy?

    Scientists McAndrew and Koehnke suggested in 2016 that creepiness is created by an encounter with ambiguous signs of danger. In case of a creepy human they argue that these ambiguous signs would all serve as indicators for unpredictable behaviour and thus for potential danger. via

    What is the creepiest thing in the world?

    13 of the Creepiest Places Around the World

  • Island of the Dolls – Mexico City, Mexico.
  • Aokigahara – Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan.
  • Chernobyl – Chernobyl, Ukraine.
  • The Stanley Hotel – Colorado, United States.
  • Capuchin Catacombs – Palermo, Sicily, Italy.
  • Bran Castle – Bran, Romania.
  • The North Yungas Road – Bolivia.
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    How can I be creepy?

  • Get caught being creepy. Anyone who claims not to have stalked someone on social media is way creepier than someone who will admit to it.
  • Ask a stranger how they are. “Hey, how are you?” says the Tinder message.
  • Be Ted Cruz.
  • Be a man.
  • Use the blue shirt emoji.
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