A Malaysian youngster dressed as zombie eats noodles during a zombie run inside a jungle in the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur on February 2, 2013. The zombies' goal is to take away runners' tags before they reach the race's finishing point in the one-day event. Zombie runs are already popular in the US and other countries. Malaysia has long had an interest in the supernatural rooted in age-old legends. Horror films have become increasingly popular in recent years after effectively being banned in the Muslim-majority country for three decades for celebrating the other-worldly in violation of Islamic teachings.But since popular culture was allowed to relax in the past decade, horror movies have sprouted. In 2011, the genre made up more than a third of domestic movies. AFP PHOTO / Saeed KHAN
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A fan dressed as a lego figurine watches on during the Commonwealth Bank One Day International Series between Australia and the West Indies at Manuka Oval on February 6, 2013 in Canberra, Australia.
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Noceen de Digeon ridden by Philippe Besson competes during the Grand Prix Elektro Koller race at the White Turf horse racing meeting held on the frozen Lake St Moritz on February 3, 2013 in St Moritz, Switzerland.
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Clowns in full costume sing during the annual Clowns Church Service at Holy Trinity Church in Dalston on February 3, 2013 in London, England. Clowns attend the service in memory of Joseph Grimaldi (1778-1837), the most celebrated English clown who was born in London. The service has been an annual tradition since 1946 with the attending clowns usually performing for the public afterwards.
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Venetian Marta Finotto performs as 'Colombina' during the Volo dell'Angelo , as she files down from San Marco Tower to the Square during the official opening of Venice Carnival at Piazza San Marco on February 3, 2013 in Venice, Italy. The Carnival which starts on February 2 and finishes on February 12, attracts thousands of tourists from all over the world.
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A fan poses for a photo during the 2013 Wellington Sevens at Westpac Stadium on February 1, 2013 in Wellington, New Zealand.
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A military regiment takes part in a morning exercise on January 29, 2013 in Heilongjiang Province of China. The temperature dipped to minus 30 degrees Celsius.