Spooky Halloween Facts! – Mental Floss Scatterbrained

Happy Halloween! Today we’re talking about whether people actually poison their neighbors with Halloween candy. Then we learn how trick-or-treaters can be used as participants in scientific studies. There’s a story about a British hoax way more effective than The War of the Worlds. And speaking of pop culture, Stephen King has some interesting inspirations in our Fact List. Finally, we answer the question: why do we like horror movies?

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