Tag: halloween 2021

  • Death Holidays and Why We Celebrate Them

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    Oct. 29, 2021 — Autumn is a season of preparation: It is a time of harvest before scarcity, gathering seeds before snow, crispness before cold, and vibrant color before grey monotony. With that, it’s not surprising that many cultures mark the season by celebrating abundant life in parallel with inevitable death and remembering those who […]

  • Horror Lover? How Genetics Make Some Fans of Fear

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    Oct. 8, 2021 — Getting scared is a completely normal reaction, especially when you watch horror movies or walk down an alley alone in the dark. There is a reason why you feel fear almost as if it’s physical. Genetically, our DNA is wired in a way that some people love the things that scream […]