Australian politics can be terrifying but for one day a year, the tables are turned.
Halloween is a time when we can all come together and be shockingly inappropriate.
Depending on who you ask, gorillas are seen as elusive, intelligent creatures dwelling in mist, or scary, subhuman monsters -- and everything in between. And that's why they make such good costumes.
This year's winner of the Walkley Award for Excellence in Photojournalism documented his journey from Kabul to Australia on a people-smuggling boat.
Just as the Republicans were opening up their strategy on a larger canvas, they've been hit by the Frankenstorm shambling towards them. Barack Obama is off the campaign trail but front and centre.
Ringed by mountains, Salt Lake City is picturesque and the cleanliness of the streets and the architecture and lack of people made it feel like a movie set. It was an odd place to spend Halloween, says Julia Gardiner.
While Christmas is always criticised for its consumerism, Halloween is really far more wasteful and consumer-oriented, says HuffPo. Check out their spine-chilling round-up of American Halloween excess.
A special Halloween Video of the Day today: The world’s most famous vampires get together to settle their differences. But can the likes of Count Chockula and Angel ever really see eye-to-eye?