Rachel Cavanaugh is a staff writer for Bustle Media and freelance writer specializing in the travel, adventure, and the outdoors. Her work has appeared in Men’s Journal, The Hollywood Reporter, MSN, Digital Trends, Gear Junkie, Elite Daily, Mic, Matador Network, SFGate, and others. She’s currently making her way around the world as a digital nomad while snowboarding, kitesurfing, and playing outside as much as possible.
This Stacker slideshow offers a chronological timeline of the history of Halloween. It begins with the Celts celebrating Samhain 2,000 years ago and ends in 2018 when Americans spent $9 billion on Halloween candy.
Between 1951 and 1966, the Soviet space program carried out an initiative that experimented with sending dogs into space to learn more about human potential. This photo gallery honors Laika, the first dog in space, along with many of her fellow canine cosmonauts.
This Stacker gallery features a list of some common household items harmful to the environment, some of which are surprising. These everyday items include mattresses, coffee makers, toothpaste, light bulbs, cell phones, toasters, and others.