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Lorenzo Maggiore, 52, competes as an "evil pumpkin" in the ZJ Boarding House Halloween Surf Contest in Santa Monica, California October 26, 2013.Sean Owolo, 40, (R) dressed as the Grim Reaper, and Marius Petrulis, 36, dressed as a chicken, prepare to compete in the ZJ Boarding House Halloween Surf Contest in Santa Monica, California October 26, 2013.[Detail]
A massive asteroid, nicknamed "Spooky," is to zoom past Earth on Halloween at an "unusually" high speed, U.S.The last approach closer than this by an object the size of 2015 TB145 was by 2004 XP14 in July 2006 at 1.1 Earth-moon distances.[Detail]
Halloween & Horror Night Festival in Seoul
A costumed performer attends a promotional event "Halloween &Horror Night Festival" at the Myeongdong shopping district in Seoul September 5, 2013. The event was held to generate publicity for activities in Everland Amusement Park during the Halloween season from September 6 to October 31.[Detail]
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Online retailers are reporting a surge in demand for costumes and other regalia associated with the annual celebration of Halloween, which falls on the night of Oct.31. [Detail]
Halloween thrills and chills are at Guangzhou resort
A ghostly Halloween carnival is underway at the Chimelong Water Park and the Chimelong Paradise in Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong province.A ghostly Halloween carnival is underway at the Chimelong Water Park and the Chimelong Paradise in Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong province. [Detail]
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Beijing police has banned people wearing Halloween costumes or scary make-up from taking the subway ahead of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings, the Beijing News reported.[Detail]
People dressed as mahjong to celebrate Halloween in Lan Kwai Fong,Hong Kong. The bar area,one of the largest outdoor hot spots for partying,attracted hundreds of visitors on Wednesday night. [Detail]