Lisa Hix of Collectors Weekly says: "I just did a deep dive on dark rides, and I thought you'd get a kick out of it. I go into how the first dark rides — the 1920s Pretzel — just relied on manual sound effects and its curvy track to freak people out. Later, they got soundtracks, electric eyes, pneumatics, all that. Most dark rides still don't have animatronics or Pepper's ghosts like Haunted Mansion.
Social Distancing in my DIY Lava Lamp Halloween costume Tragopandemonium made this absolutely magnificent lava lamp costume for Halloween. They posted a gallery of the creation process at Imgur: I thought this would be an easy costume to make (lol), but right off the bat finding the right plastic was a whole quest. First I… READ THE REST
A 35-year-old Texas woman was arrested Halloween evening and charged with assault with a deadly weapon after allegedly pulling a gun on a 7-year-old child trick-or-treating. Parents and grandparents in the neighborhood are breathing a sigh of relief that things didn't turn out worse. "Little kid probably needs counseling. He or she is going to… READ THE REST
Not only did Steve Buscemi dress like his 30 Rock "How do you do, fellow kids" character for Halloween but, last night in Brooklyn, he was handing out candy to kids in it. Epic! Thanks, Bonnie! READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Tax season begins soon, and like years before, many consumers are gearing up to use their tax returns to buy the latest tech. For example, tech lovers have a reason to… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. You do a lot on that little laptop of yours, from (reluctantly) answering work emails to shopping for a new ride. But with all these digital tasks come many annoying roadblocks,… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. If you've got a fuzzy feline friend at home, you know how important it is to keep them active and stimulate their curiosity. They can get bored quickly of stationary toys, and… READ THE REST