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Anger over Halloween “Refugee” Outfit

SHAFAQNA - A photo of a woman dressing up as a refugee with a baby tied around her body for Halloween has drawn the ire of social media users, who blasted the photo as “insensitive” and  “racist”. "Livid & appalled by the woman…

Knowing More About Halloween Asteroid

SHAFAQNA - Asteroid 2015 TB145 that was discovered on October 10 2015 flew slightly outside our moon's orbit. In celestial terms, this is rather close, especially considering the asteroid's size; at an estimated 400 meters wide, this is…

The Pagan roots of Halloween

SHAFAQNA -Since Halloween itself originated in paganism, it is not surprising that its customs are related to pagan belief. According to the Encyclopaedia Britannica, "In ancient Britain and Ireland, the Celtic Festival of Samhain was observed…