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Canada's Trippy History of LSD Therapy

Jake Rossen

In the 1950s, Saskatchewan was home to a group of doctors who had an answer for alcoholism: tons of acid.

The 20 Most Expensive Neighborhoods for Renters in the U.S.

Anna Green

You can probably guess the city that took the number one spot.

Why Is Cheese So Expensive in Canada?

Michele Debczak

It’s all thanks to a little something called supply management.

Retrobituaries: The Great Farini, Canada's Most Fascinating Man

Don Rauf

For William Leonard Hunt, life was a high wire act.

9 Ways to Sneak Physical Activity Into Your Daily Routine

Kirstin Fawcett

Make the most of your limited hours with these creative fitness tips.

The First TV Commercial Aired 75 Years Ago Today

Jake Rossen

And it was mercifully brief.

AI Achieves Near-Human Detection of Breast Cancer

Jordan Rosenfeld

When the AI's interpretation was combined with human assessments, the cancer detection accuracy rate approached 100 percent.

Oxford English Dictionary Adds ‘ROFL’ and ‘Scooby Snacks’

Shaunacy Ferro

1000 new words were added in this latest update.

Philadelphia's Brilliant New Crime Deterrent: Glow-in-the-Dark Murals

Kirstin Fawcett

You can check out "Electric Street," by artists David Guinn and Drew Billiau, on Percy Street in South Philadelphia.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

News stories that fall outside the norm.

7 Inventions That Sprang from World War I

Presented by Boeing.

Black Mike Winage, the Most Determined Prospector in the Klondike

Meg Van Huygen

He managed to strike a bonanza six decades after the Gold Rush ended.

Today's Amazon Deals You Need to See

Smart Shopping Team

As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, July 1.

Learn Cree For 'Wi-Fi' And 'Tim Horton's' With New Book

Arika Okrent

The book grew out of a "Cree word of the day" project on Facebook.

This Reinvented Wheel Allows Cars to Drive Sideways

Michele Debczak

This could make parallel parking a lot easier.

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