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'Minecraft' Crosses Over Into 'Super Sma...

Minecraft Steve, Alex, Zombie, and Enderman join the fray in "Super Smash Bros. Ultimate" for the Nintendo Switch. More details are scheduled for reveal Saturday, October 3, at 7:30 a.m. PT / 10:30 a.m. ET.
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Canned 'Hocus Pocus' Wine Has Arrived for Halloween, and We're Going Amok, Amok Amok!

Bubble bubble, we're in trouble! Canned wine honoring the Sanderson sisters from "Hocus Pocus" has arrived, and the cans are already flying off the shelves!

Products & Promotions
Study Finds The Cheesecake Factory to Be the Unhealthiest Chain Restaurant

Consumer Reports researched and reported on 17 restaurant chains and their meal options. The Cheesecake Factory leads the way in unhealthy options as a factory of calories, fat, and sodium.

Restaurants
Young Adults Share Who They Voted for in School Mock Elections, and the Reasons Are Pretty Legit

Kids are fun. If your elementary school ever held a mock presidential election, you'll be able to relate to the insane logic kids use to vote for who they do.

Local Culture
Would You Live or Die in a Horror Movie? Take Our Quiz to Find Out Your Fate!

Do you perish at the hands of an ax-wielding murderer? Or are you the lone survivor of the ill-fated group? Find out your own fate in our horror movie-inspired quiz.

Film
Every Title Coming to and Leaving Hulu This Month

New month, new Hulu titles. From television shows to movies, here's every title coming to and leaving Hulu in October 2020.

Entertainment
Walmart Is Reimagining Its Store Design and Shopping Experience

The store's new look will help shoppers better navigate the omni-shopping experience.

Business
CDC Recommends Hosting a Virtual Thanksgiving Rather Than Traveling

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new guidance for staying safe this Thanksgiving holiday season.

National News
Netflix's True Crime Documentary on the Watts Family Murders Is Now Available

Watch the unsettling trailer for "American Murder: The Family Next Door," now available on Netflix.

Film
Wildlife Park Separates Parrots for Swearing at Visitors

A wildlife park in eastern England has had to remove several parrots from display after the birds’ foul-mouthed habits got a bit out of control. Imagine being told to "f--k off" by a flock of birds.

World
Rosebud Motel of 'Schitt's Creek' Fame Is About to Hit the Market

Located in the Hockley Valley of Orangeville, Ontario, The Rosebud Motel became the iconic setting of the Emmy-winning show "Schitt’s Creek", and it's about to be up for grabs.

TV
Katmai National Park in Alaska Wants You to Vote for Your Favorite Chubby Bear!

Fat Bear Week is upon us! Vote online for which of Katmai's resident bears has packed on the most pounds for winter.

Local Culture
Heavy Thighs and Wide Hips May Increase Your Longevity, New Study Suggests

It is real. According to this study, thick thighs and wide hips are healthy! People should be more concerned with their waist circumference.

Wellness
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'Minecraft' Crosses Over Into 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate'

Minecraft Steve, Alex, Zombie, and Enderman join the fray in "Super Smash Bros. Ultimate" for the Nintendo Switch. More details are scheduled for reveal Saturday, October 3, at 7:30 a.m. PT / 10:30 a.m. ET.

Gaming
Teacher's Surgically Blackened Eyes and Head-to-Toe Tattoos Frightened Children and Cost Him His Job

A French schoolteacher was moved to a higher grade level after a student's parent complained that his heavy tattoos and blackened eyes gave their child nightmares.

World
Crayola Is Getting Into the Halloween Spirit With a New Line of Spooky-Themed Face Masks 

Crayola is keeping Halloween fun with a new set of Halloween-themed cloth face masks. The reusable cloth masks come in a set of five, and are currently the No. 1 seller for children’s costume masks on Amazon.

Style
12-Foot-Tall Halloween Skeleton Becomes Sensational Best-Seller

At 12 feet tall, the "Giant-Sized Skeleton with LifeEyes" has become a social media star and the spooky season's most-sought-after decoration.

Home & Garden
The Edgar Allan Poe Festival Streams October 3–4—And It's Free!

The International Edgar Allan Poe Festival & Awards will stream to a device near you this weekend, October 3–4!

Events
Canned 'Hocus Pocus' Wine Has Arrived for Halloween, and We're Going Amok, Amok Amok!

Bubble bubble, we're in trouble! Canned wine honoring the Sanderson sisters from "Hocus Pocus" has arrived, and the cans are already flying off the shelves!

Products & Promotions
This Cool 'Harry Potter' Memo Pad Reveals Hogwarts Castle As You Tear Away the Notes

The perfect gift for Potterheads is here! As notes are used and torn away, this memo pad will eventually become a 3D model of Hogwarts Castle.

Entertainment
Every Title Coming to and Leaving Hulu This Month

New month, new Hulu titles. From television shows to movies, here's every title coming to and leaving Hulu in October 2020.

Entertainment
Walmart Is Reimagining Its Store Design and Shopping Experience

The store's new look will help shoppers better navigate the omni-shopping experience.

Business
Study Finds The Cheesecake Factory to Be the Unhealthiest Chain Restaurant

Consumer Reports researched and reported on 17 restaurant chains and their meal options. The Cheesecake Factory leads the way in unhealthy options as a factory of calories, fat, and sodium.

Restaurants
Would You Live or Die in a Horror Movie? Take Our Quiz to Find Out Your Fate!

Do you perish at the hands of an ax-wielding murderer? Or are you the lone survivor of the ill-fated group? Find out your own fate in our horror movie-inspired quiz.

Film
Young Adults Share Who They Voted for in School Mock Elections, and the Reasons Are Pretty Legit

Kids are fun. If your elementary school ever held a mock presidential election, you'll be able to relate to the insane logic kids use to vote for who they do.

Local Culture
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National Articles
Governor Hogan Proclaims October 'Maryland Horse Month'

With its abundant contributions made by the state’s horse industry and with all of Maryland’s premier equestrian sporting events being held this month due to scheduling changes in response to COVID-19, there’s no better time than October for Maryland Horse Month.

Local Culture
VIDEO: Bear, Mountain Lion, and Deer Visit One Home on the Same Night

A couple from Fort Collins happened to catch some unusual footage of their patio last week. In just one night, a bear, multiple deer, and a mountain lion all made their way across Herb and Jessica Saperstone’s patio.

Local News
This Weekend: State Fair of Virginia's Drive-in Food Event Will Help You Get Your Fair Food Fix

Get all your carnival food cravings and more at the State Fair of Virginia’s Drive-in Food Event from October 2 to 4!

Events
Your Guide to 2020/2021 Winter Colorado Ski Resort Plans

Have a favorite mountain or not sure which to choose based on guidelines? We compiled a list of ski resort guidelines so you don't have to. Here's what to expect from Colorado ski resorts this winter.

Local News
Black Forest, Colorado—One of the World's Most Haunted Places

Strap in for a story about one of Colorado’s most haunted locations. Black Forest, Colorado, is possibly one of the world’s most active paranormal hot spots.

Local Culture
Old House Woods: Virginia's Mysterious, Cursed Forest

The quaint little town of Diggs, Virginia, is known for the haunted, cursed forest that lies nearby, otherwise known as Old House Woods.

Local Culture
Experience the Birds and Brews at Delmarva's 'OktoBIRDfest' Weekend, October 9–11

Enjoy bird-watching at coastal enclaves of Maryland and Delaware, October 9–11.

Events
Washington Monument Reopens on October 1

Following pandemic closure, the Washington Monument is scheduled to open on October 1 with social distancing measures in place.

Attractions
Love Doughnuts and Biscuits? This Virginia Pop-Up Combines Both With the 'Beaunut'

The Richmond food truck offers the doughnut/biscuit hybrid "beaunut" ready-made and "hot off the truck."

Restaurants
Haunted Houses and Ghost Tours Still Happening in Hampton Roads

These haunted attractions have NOT been canceled this year, but many are selling out quickly. Be sure to check your favorite haunt's website before you attend.

Things To Do
Styrofoam, Bag Bans Go Into Effect on Oct. 1 in Maryland

In Maryland, styrofoam is banned statewide, and Howard County shoppers now have to pay a plastic bag fee.

Local News
DC and Baltimore Are Different Colors From Space

The crew of the International Space Station took a photo of Washington, D.C., and Baltimore as they lit up the night. But why are they different colors?

Tech
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