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Undead economy driven by 'a common love for zombies'

Undead economy driven by 'a common love for zombies' »Play Video
Ben Gerhart and his daughter Natalie make their best zombie faces at the 3rd annual Thrill the World event in Eugene. Aven-itza De Primavera, Oregon News Lab

Zombie, horror and sci-fi fans fans descended on Atlanta recently for the second annual Walker Stalker Convention.

"We had 600 people come together for a party and I thought well, if we can do a fan meet up, slowly ticket sales went from 1,000 to 2,000 to 3,000," said James Frazier, co-founder of Walker Stalker Con. "It's people that all have a common bond, a common love for zombies."

From costumes to custom-made zombie weaponry, vendors had it all for the horror fans.

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The 5 most popular Halloween candies

The 5 most popular Halloween candies
If you haven’t stocked up yet for those spooky trick-or-treaters, now is the time to make sure you’re the most popular house on the block. And if you're curious what the kids really want to find in their bags this year, here are the top five candies in America. (Photo by Jenny Kuglin / Seattle Refined)

If you haven’t stocked up yet for those spooky trick-or-treaters, now is the time to make sure you’re the most popular house on the block. And if you're curious what the kids really want to find in their bags this year, here are the top five candies in America. 

 

Book features photos taken by pets worldwide

Book features photos taken by pets worldwide
Photo from PetCam: The World Through the Lens of Our Four-Legged Friends. San Diego, California. Images from Petcam: The World Through the Lens of Our Four-Legged Friends by Chris Keeney, published by Princeton Architectural Press, 2014. Supplied by WENN.com
For PetCam, San Diego-based photographer Chris Keeney hands all artistic control over to an unlikely set of photographic artists, including his dog Fred and cat Alice, as well as chickens, cats, potbelly pigs, cows, and guinea pigs living everywhere from Southern Germany to the Swiss Alps.

Photographer showcases ethereal underwater maternity portraits

Photographer showcases ethereal underwater maternity portraits
We introduce the work of Florida-based photographer Adam Opris who has taken the expectant portrait to another level with his series of stunning and ethereal underwater shoots. Featuring: Atmosphere Where: South Florida, Florida, United States When: 21 Oct 2014 Credit: Supplied by WENN.com
Enter the work of Florida-based photographer Adam Opris - who has taken the expectant portrait to another level with his series of stunning and ethereal underwater shoots.

'Breaking Bad' action figures: Do toy meth labs belong on store shelves?

'Breaking Bad' action figures: Do toy meth labs belong on store shelves?
"Children are so impressionable," said Sean Hannon, father of 3. "When they see these things, these bad things glorified, and in such a regular way, it sticks in their mind such longer term."

Toys-R-Us sells a "Breaking Bad" Walter White action figure, complete with a gymbag full of toy cash - and toy crystal meth.

Toys-R-Us says the toys are not intended for children.

A mom in Florida is gathering signatures on a petition to ask the store to remove the dolls from inventory.

Collaborative photo series highlights 'art of bodypainting'

Collaborative photo series highlights 'art of bodypainting'
'Bodypainting meets Art' is an emerging photo series, born from a collaboration between body artist Jörg Düsterwald and photographer Tschiponnique Skupin. Various professions are artistically presented by body painted models with real businesses and authentic locations used in the creative process. Images showcased will be featured in the 2015 Working Art Bodypainting Calendar entitled 'Wallpaper'. Featuring: Jan D. Ehlers. Hajen, Niedersachsen, Germany. 14 Oct 2014. Credit: Tschiponnique Skupin/Future Image/WENN.com

Creator: 'Yoga Joes' inspires men to try yoga

Creator: 'Yoga Joes' inspires men to try yoga
Called "Yoga Joes" these small green men can be seen in positions such as downward-facing dog, child's pose, and even crow pose. (Atmosphere) San Francisco, California, United States. 13 Oct 2014. Credit: Supplied by WENN.com
It's not very often that you see your child's favorite little green soldier throwing a yoga pose, but that's exactly what these toys from creator Dan Abramson are doing.

Iggy Azalea bewildered by Snoop Dogg's online attack

Iggy Azalea bewildered by Snoop Dogg's online attack
Iggy Azalea (WENN.com photo)
Rapper Iggy Azalea has written a lengthy message to fans to express her upset following Snoop Dogg's online attack on her appearance.

Miley Cyrus plans fan mail scheme to help jailed homeless pal

Miley Cyrus plans fan mail scheme to help jailed homeless pal
Miley Cyrus, front, hugs Jesse Helt, right, at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif.
Miley Cyrus is planning to set up a fan mail scheme and a blog to help her homeless friend Jesse Helt through his stint in jail.