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Glow and Flash Novelties for Halloween and Bonfire Night

Glow Facts

27 October 2014
Trick or Treat!

Trick-or-treating evolved from the ancient Celtic tradition of putting out treats and food to placate spirits who roamed the streets at Samhain, a sacred festival that marked the end of the Celtic calendar year.


Other Glow Facts

Did you know?
Black and orange are typically associated with Halloween. Orange is a symbol of strength and endurance and, along with brown and gold, stands for the harvest and autumn. Black is typically a symbol of death and darkness and acts as a reminder that Halloween once was a festival that marked the boundaries between life and death.

Glow Fact 20 October 2014 14:29:21 BST


Did you know?
The full moon that shone on Friday 13th June 2014 was the last full moon to shine on a Friday 13th until 2049!

Glow Fact 14 October 2014 11:19:25 BST



Did you know?
Lightning bolts travel at speeds of up to 60,000 miles per second

Glow Fact 29 September 2014 08:32:13 BST


Did you know?
In 1999 Harvard physicist Lene Hon was able to slow down light to 17 metres per second, and in 2001 was able to stop light completely.

Glow Fact 22 September 2014 08:35:09 BST



Did you know?
The average cloud weighs 1.1 million pounds!

Glow Fact 15 September 2014 08:44:55 BST


Did you know?
Glass forms when lightning strikes into sandy soil. After a storm you can find strips of glass in the sand!

Glow Fact 8 September 2014 09:09:02 BST



Did you know?
There is a place in Venezuela where lightning strikes 280 times per hour, 160 nights of the year!

Glow Fact 1 September 2014 08:45:34 BST


Did you know?
Duct tape will glow blue in the dark when pulled apart very quickly

Glow Fact 27 August 2014 11:43:41 BST



Did you know?
The Moon is moving approximately 3.8 cm away from our planet every year. It is estimated that it will continue to do so for around 50 billion years. By the time that happens, the Moon will be taking around 47 days to orbit the Earth instead of the current 27.3 days.

Glow Fact 18 August 2014 09:12:40 BST


Did you know?
Can’t sleep at night? Go camping for a week. Researchers say that one week camping without electronics resets our biological body clock and synchronizes our melatonin hormones with sunrise and sunset.

Glow Fact 11 August 2014 09:05:42 BST