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Pumpkin Carving Maestro Ray Villafane Creates Yet Another Masterpiece

By Meera Dolasia on October 30, 2014
Pumpkin Carving Maestro Ray Villafane Creates Yet Another Masterpiece

No Halloween celebration would be complete without a peek at pumpkin carver extraordinaire Ray Villafane's incredible masterpieces. As has been the case for the past three years, the artist and his team of equally talented carvers, spent the weekend of October 18th and 19th at the New York Botanical Garden, transforming some of the world's largest pumpkins into scary zombies.

New York's Annual Halloween Dog Show Does Not Disappoint

By Meera Dolasia on October 27, 2014
New York's Annual Halloween Dog Show Does Not Disappoint

Though there are numerous Halloween dog parades across the country, very few are as famous as the one held at New York City's Tompkins Square Park. Now in its 24th year, the annual pageant that doubles up as a fundraiser is one of the most competitive dog events in the world, with owners going through incredible efforts and expense to don their best friends in the most unique Halloween costumes.

Just In Time For Halloween - A Real-Life Ghostbuster!

By Meera Dolasia on October 19, 2014
Just In Time For Halloween - A Real-Life Ghostbuster!

With Halloween rapidly approaching, reports of paranormal sightings will start to escalate as people get into the spirit of the spooky holiday. While most are obvious hoaxes, there are a few reported by people who genuinely believe they have encountered a ghost or spirit. It is these perceptions that professional skeptic Benjamin Radford spends his time investigating and resolving, with logical explanations - so far, he has not failed!

At This Spanish Comedy Club Patrons "Pay Per Laugh"

By Meera Dolasia on October 15, 2014
At This Spanish Comedy Club Patrons "Pay Per Laugh"

In September 2013, the government of Spain increased taxes on cultural events from 8% to 21%, making the cost of live theater performances prohibitive for most people. Within four months, venues reported a 30% decline in audience. While most theater owners sat around fuming at the officials, Barcelona-based Teatreneu, decided to tackle the challenge with an innovative approach to attract audience.

Video Of The Week - KLM's Detective Beagle May Be A Marketing Stunt But It Sure Is Cute!

By Meera Dolasia on October 13, 2014
Video Of The Week - KLM's Detective Beagle May Be A Marketing Stunt But It Sure Is Cute!

On September 23rd, 2014, Dutch airline KLM released a YouTube video that made everyone who saw it, wish they could travel on the airline, and forget a possession or two. That's because the short clip depicted a cute beagle aptly named "Sherlock" as the newest and most efficient member of the airline's lost and found service.

Video Of The Week - Potato Chip Bags Double Up As Flotation Devices

By Meera Dolasia on October 6, 2014
Video Of The Week - Potato Chip Bags Double Up As Flotation Devices

While most of us are just resigned to the fact that potato chip bags contain more air than snack, some South Korean college students decided it was time to show manufacturers that consumers were well aware of the fact, and were not too thrilled about it.

Norwegian Adventurers Visit Nineteen Countries In Twenty Four Hours!

By Meera Dolasia on October 3, 2014
Norwegian Adventurers Visit Nineteen Countries In Twenty Four Hours!

Most people don't manage to visit 19 countries in twenty-four years, leave aside 24 hours! But three young Norwegian men have proven that where there is a will, there is a way especially, when the motivation is to shatter a Guinness World Record.

Naturally Ghoulish Pumpkins Alleviate The Need For Carving

By Meera Dolasia on October 2, 2014
Naturally Ghoulish Pumpkins Alleviate The Need For Carving

It's October, which means that millions of Americans will head to the closest pumpkin patch to select a gourd that they will then attempt to carve into a scary monster. While some artistic ones will succeed, most will end up with a cheerful jack o'-lantern. That is probably why a Southern California farmer came up with the brilliant idea of growing pumpkins that naturally resemble Frankenstein.

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