Here are three new additions to The Best Websites For Learning About Halloween that offer different “takes” on the holiday:

Esther Cepeda: Is Day of the Dead the new Halloween?

‘Mental patient’ Halloween costumes: a scientific guide to dressing accurately
is a great piece from the Scientific American, and the headline is a clever play on the contents of the article (which is actually a thoughtful discussion of the social stigma of mental illness and how common it really is).

Video: Berkeley elementary school bans ethnically-based Halloween costumes is from a San Francisco TV station (thanks to Rethinking Schools).