Have you ever wondered about the myths and truths of Halloween?

@icyorchid (2566)
United States
October 31, 2008 8:30am CST
Top 5 Halloween Myths Debunked The annual Halloween ritual of candy, scary home-made costumes and trick-or-treating hearkens back to childhood innocence. But while it's all harmless fun, Halloween is also a playground for myths and urban legends ranging from simple false beliefs to serious issues around children's safety. There are also some odd economic realities behind the curtains that are relevant during the nation's current financial crisis. So in the darkness of this strange holiday, here are five things you should know: 1. Pure logic concludes that real-life vampires are impossible. The percentage of Americans who believe in present-day vampires is at a dangerously high level, says University of Central Florida physicist Costas Efthimiou, who debunks pseudoscientific ideas in attempts to enhance public literacy. Read the rest of the myths: http://news.yahoo.com/s/livescience/20081031/sc_livescience/top5halloweenmythsdebunked
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@stephcjh (32388)
• United States
1 Nov 08
Yes. I answer trivia questions for cash at some sites and I learned quite a bit about Halloween myths and tales.
@littleowl (7157)
31 Oct 08
Hi Icy, am just replying to you before looking at the myths of Halloween/Samhain..as you know tonight is when the veil is at its thinnest between the spirit world and earth plane and spirits are able to come through easily to see us like your loved ones will be with you this night joining you watching tele etc. Samhain is also the witches New Year so the party's and celebrations are part of that Blessed Be littleowl