10 fun facts you didn't know about Halloween
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.
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?
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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?
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