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The horror!

How watching horror movies can make medical students better doctors

ByElana Spivack

You can follow the films and commentary on the class’ sub-Reddit.

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Check, please!

Why do we eat candy on Halloween? A holiday historian indulges in the surprising answer

ByElana Spivack

Bribery beats arson.

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In-Game Events

Here’s exactly when the Overwatch 2 Halloween Terror 2022 event ends

ByCorey Plante

Junkenstein returns for more REVENGE!

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Monster Mash

5 tips for success in the Overwatch 2 Wrath of the Bride Halloween event

ByWilla Rowe


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Everything you need to know about Overwatch 2’s first Halloween event

ByWilla Rowe


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Earth's magnetic field is the spookiest thing you've ever heard

ByKiona Smith

New Halloween haunted house soundtrack just dropped, courtesy of the European Space Agency

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Overwatch 2 October patch notes bring back Bastion and the Halloween event

ByWilla Rowe

The full hero roster is back in action.


40 years later, this forgotten sci-fi horror movie is more relevant than ever

ByEric Francisco

A famous franchise veered in a new direction to offer eerie insight into American consumerism.

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You need to watch the creepiest sci-fi movie on HBO Max ASAP

ByDais Johnston

This 1990 movie deserves its place among the Halloween classics.


A plant scientist’s guide to keeping your jack-o’-lantern from rotting before Halloween

ByMatt Kasson and The Conversation

Pumpkins spend most of their lives in fields, developing on top of soil that teems with fungi, bacteria, water molds, and other microbes.


Halloween Ends is the Michael Myers finale we need — and the one we deserve

ByJake Kleinman

This deeply weird movie manages to close out David Gordon Green’s Halloween trilogy on a high note.


6 best spooky games to play on Nintendo Switch Online ASAP

ByJoseph Yaden

Take your scares on the go!

Everything you need to know about the Apex Legends Fight or Fright event

ByWilla Rowe



Werewolf by Night trailer and release date revealed at D23

ByDais Johnston

The Halloween-themed special is delivering on the scares with a black-and-white thriller.


15 years ago, Rob Zombie’s best slasher movie did the impossible

ByJosh Bell

This 2007 horror remake endures while others have been justifiably forgotten.


40 years, The Thing set a new standard for sci-fi thrillers — and accidentally inspired a modern movement

ByAndy Crump