October 31, 2012 Tonight, trick-or-treaters dressed as goblins and fairy princesses might see some of these glowing gourds gracing front porches. With such a cheery message carved into their pumpkins, we are pretty sure these are the kind of houses that give out full-sized candy bars.
Is there an angel or a devil behind the mask? Scientists say it may not matter in terms of anonymous behavior.
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October 31, 2012 Results of a 1976 experiment involving masked trick-or-treaters still hold true today: We're more likely to do bad things — like stealing candy — when we're anonymous. And that tells researchers about the ways adults break the rules, too.
October 19, 2012 It's fall y'all! We put together some fun, NPR-themed stencils to inspire your autumn decor. Print out any of the three designs for pumpkin carving.
Sierra Lewter grabs a coveted candy after trick-or-treating on Halloween.
November 1, 2011 The decibel level in a room filled with children trading candy rivals that of Wall Street. When the trading peaks, cross-room deals have Milk Duds flying overhead while a Jolly Rancher comes the other way.
The mayor's message: Have a safe Halloween, zombies included.
October 31, 2011 Mayor Rahm Emanuel rides with the living dead in a whimsical image his office has posted online.
At Washington University in St. Louis on Sunday, student Andrew Dwoskin was handing out candy to local children during a "Safe Trick-or-Treat" event.
October 31, 2011 What's orange and black and says "knock knock?" On Halloween, children in St. Louis are expected to tell jokes in order to earn their candy.
October 28, 2011 Earlier in October we asked you to submit vintage Halloween photos. Here's what we received.
October 27, 2011 It may come as no surprise that David Lynch took to this collection of anonymous photos.
October 29, 2010 An image of the sun taken by Buffalo, N.Y., photographer Alan Friedman has become an Internet sensation, thanks to the massive image's eye-popping amount of detail. Friedman tells Wired that his portrait is an homage to Halloween.
Michael Jackson performs a dance from the epic cinema presentation 'Thriller', circa 1984.
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October 29, 2010 Guest blogger Jimi Izrael takes readers through some of his favorite scary movie performances of all time.
October 26, 2010 Download a spooky ringtone on your cell phone this Halloween and satisfy your inner ghoul.
October 18, 2010 All Tech Considered takes an in-depth look at what goes into carving the most seasonal of geek crafts, an R2-D2 jack-o'-lantern, with pumpkin sculptor Noel Dickover.
October 27, 2009 On today's show, we talked about offensive costumes with Carmen Van Kerckhove of the blog "Racialicious" (who admitted to once donning a costume she now regrets). Some may dismiss this as political correctness run amok, but Carmen explains the pa...
October 26, 2009 Need an awkward couple's costume? Stumped on how to be Falcon Heene for Halloween? Here's help.
October 22, 2008 TOTN producer talks GRE, Halloween, and Juno.
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