Alison Richards http://wutc.org en The Secret, Steamy History Of Halloween Apples http://wutc.org/post/secret-steamy-history-halloween-apples A Halloween apple bob may seem as homespun as a hayride, but that shiny red apple has a steamy past. Thu, 31 Oct 2013 15:48:00 +0000 Alison Richards 29448 at http://wutc.org The Secret, Steamy History Of Halloween Apples Fun — And Olympic Games — On National Cheesecake Day http://wutc.org/post/fun-and-olympic-games-national-cheesecake-day It turns out to be easier to find out <a href="http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/Olympics/faq2.html">when and where</a> the original Olympic Games were held (776 BC, in Olympia, Greece) <a href="http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/Olympics/faq2.html"></a> than to nail down the story behind National Cheesecake Day.<p>Yes, in case it had passed you by, today is National Cheesecake Day.<p>Here at The Salt, we first learned about it last Tuesday, when a large, chilled, many-layered cheesecake turned up at our HQ in Washington, D.C. Mon, 30 Jul 2012 12:18:00 +0000 Alison Richards 9636 at http://wutc.org Fun — And Olympic Games — On National Cheesecake Day