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'Halloween' or 'The Exorcist'?: Vote for your favorite scary movies

Get your popcorn and cover your eyes it's time for TODAY's Scary Movie Spook-Off!There are hundreds of memorable horror films from "Halloween," with Michael Myers lurking in the darkness, to "The Exorcist," with its head-spinning possession and now it's time to pick the one that frightens you the most. We've whittled the list down to 16, and now we want your help crowning a winner.

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:58:24 GMT
Florida mom launches petition against Toys 'R Us for carrying 'Breaking Bad' figures

"Breaking Bad" may have been one of the most popular cable dramas of the last decade, but one Florida mom isn't thrilled that Toys 'R Us is selling the show's action figures."I was very shocked and appalled," Susan Schrivjer said of when she saw the "Breaking Bad" action figures in her local Toys 'R Us, and on the store's website.

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 15:58:00 GMT
To hashtag or not to hashtag? The new social rules of wedding etiquette

Beyond the photographer, cake, caterer, dress, venues and seating arrangements, brides and grooms everywhere now have another concern to put on their wedding "to-do" list to hashtag or not to hashtag their wedding.As those tying the knot are becoming more digitally savvy, most are actually embracing social media on their wedding day. According to TheKnot.

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 15:54:14 GMT
From Apple Pay to a smartphone-linked slow cooker: Mario's top 3 things to know in tech

This week on my top 3: pay for things in a whole new way, sending hilarious animated e-cards to your friends and family, and cooking a soup from your smartphone.Apple Pay Launches MondaySome people use a smartphone case that doubles as their wallet, but starting tomorrow iPhone 6 and 6 plus owners can ditch the plastic cards for Apple Payprovided theyre shopping at the right stores!

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:04:51 GMT
See a pink flamingo make an appearance in this real wedding

When Megan Schmidt met Casey Collar during a half marathon in 2011, she thought she found a new running buddy. He would also become her husband.Megan drove to Las Vegas from her Southern California home to run the Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon and met up with some friends to go out dancing after the 13.1 mile race.

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 13:36:33 GMT
Hashtags or unplugged? The new rules of wedding etiquette for social media

There's a digital divide in the wedding world as brides and grooms must now decide how to handle camera phones and social media at their weddings. NBC's Joelle Garguilo reports.

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 13:34:00 GMT
Mom takes on Toys 'R Us for selling 'Breaking Bad' toys

One Florida mom launched a Change.org petition to stop Toys 'R Us from selling a line of dolls based on the crystal-meth dealers of "Breaking Bad," adding that she liked the show and has no problem if the dolls are sold in adult stores. NBC's Joe Yang reports.

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 13:32:00 GMT
Rare pilot whales seen off the coast of Southern California

About 200 short-finned pilot whales were spotted on Friday off the coast of Southern California. The whales, which were once common to the area, had virtually disappeared for the last 30 years. NBC's Joe Dryer reports.

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 13:27:00 GMT
Police 'working to identify' remains in Hannah Graham investigation

Police say they are still working to confirm the identity of the remains found outside of an abandoned property in Charlottesville, Virginia in the search for missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham. NBC's Kristen Welker reports

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 13:25:00 GMT
Spooky window silhouettes and other DIY Halloween decorations from 'This Old House Magazine'

Halloween is approaching fast, and to get your homes ready for trick-or-treaters, Kathryn O'Shea Evans from "This Old House Magazine" joined TODAY this Sunday to share four simple, creative and spooky DIY Halloween Crafts.1.

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 12:22:00 GMT
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