You don't have to avoid Halloween candy, but know your limits.
Learn the origins of Halloween and other fun facts about Halloween -- history, traditions, spooky myths and superstitions debunked.
From the soulless Jewish monster created from soil to the cannibal ghouls of Native American cultures, here are several spooky ghost traditions from around the world.
It's that time of year again, when people are racking their brains for a great Halloween costume idea. At LiveScience, we've collected some of our favorite science-themed costumes.
Americans cannot get enough vampires, according to a nationally representative survey on beloved movie monsters conducted even before "Twilight" revived the bloodsucking trend.
Special effects made by Andrew Clement's Creative Character Engineering include Freddy Krueger's make-up and an array of gruesome corpses.
Carving vegetables into scary faces then lighting them is an odd kind of custom that just must have interesting roots.
Prejudice against black kitties may go beyond the superstition that they're bad luck, a new study suggests
Bat bombs, zombie dogs and mind control: here are some of the most frightening experiments of all time
From ghosts and goblins to vampires and werewolves, we've rounded up the top 10 scariest stars of Halloween.
Paranormal beliefs are common among Americans, according to recent polls. Today's GoFigure infographic breaks down the stats.
Smooth, orange pumpkins? So old-school. Check out these genetically modified jack-o-lanterns with warts and odd skin tones to boot.
The origin of Halloween is a far cry from modern tradition's vampires, trick-or-treating and candy corn.