Various futures markets allow traders to place bets on election outcomes. Currently, traders are betting that Obama has at least a 90% chance of being elected. Some say venues such as the Iowa Electronic Markets are actually more accurate than polling services. More at Business Week.
A 3,000-year-old temple discovered in Peru this summer features the carved image of a "Spider God." The spider deity was associated with prosperity, rainfall, textiles, hunting and war. More at National Geographic News.
This evening marks the end of the Daylight Savings Time period for 2008. Whether you're for or against the practice, don't forget to set your clocks back one hour tonight.
Here's Part 2 of our selections for C2C's Halloween Gallery 2008.Part 1 can be found here. Thanks to all who took the time to send work in!