Monthly Archives: October 2017


Over the past few decades, Halloween celebrations have gained in popularity, not only with children and families, but with all those fascinated with the spooky and scary. As a scholar of myth and religion in popular culture, I look at Halloween with particular interest – especially the ways in which today’s Halloween tradition came […]

The fascinating history of Halloween.



CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Reuters) – Scientists taking on the deep questions of whether cats are liquid or solid, how holding a crocodile influences gambling and whether playing the didgeridoo can help cure snoring were honored Thursday at the Ig Nobel Prize spoof awards. Read Article:  https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-ignobel/liquid-cats-crocodile-bets-and-didgeridoos-win-ig-nobel-science-prizes-idUSKCN1BP37X

Liquid cats, crocodile bets and didgeridoos win Ig Nobel science ...