The science of zombies: Will the undead rise?

World / Science & Health Nov 1, 2019

The science of zombies: Will the undead rise?

Hordes of brain-munching undead terrorizing neighborhoods make for fun television and movies, but zombies could never be real ... or could they? There are, in fact, a growing number of documented examples in the animal kingdom of parasites that change their hosts' behavior — and ...

Mexicans parade as fancy skeletons ahead of Day of the Dead

World Oct 27, 2019

Mexicans parade as fancy skeletons ahead of Day of the Dead

Mexicans paraded in the streets of the capital dressed as elegant skeletons Saturday as the country's Day of the Dead festivities extend in scope and popularity. Thousands of revelers gathered at the foot of Mexico City's Angel of Independence statue wearing costumes and face paint ...

Shibuya hopes to stop Halloween trouble before it starts

National Oct 21, 2019

Shibuya hopes to stop Halloween trouble before it starts

Hoping to avoid Halloween-related rowdiness, Shibuya Ward in Tokyo will ban alcohol consumption on streets this coming weekend and on Halloween itself. Although the ordinance carries no punishment for violations, the ward adopted it in June as part of efforts to keep the area around ...