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Google Made a Major Change to Its Privacy Policy—Here’s How to Opt Out

Michele Debczak

Personal info from Gmail is no longer being kept separate from browsing data.

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After Unusual Tumor Surgery, Baby 'Born Twice' Is Thriving

Kirstin Fawcett

The doctors removed LynLee Boemer from her mother's uterus to remove a tumor—then put her back inside. Now she's nearly five months old.

Retrobituaries: Leonora Piper, Turn-of-the-Century Medium

Caitlin Schneider

“If you wish to upset the law that all crows are black, it is enough if you prove that one crow is white. My white crow is Mrs. Piper.”

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Strange news from all over.

You Need to See Friday's Best Amazon Deals

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, October 21.

11 Fair Trade Products to Try This Month

Gwendolyn Purdom

There are plenty of ethically sourced products to take the pumpkin-spiced edge off the changing seasons.

7 Burning Halloween Questions: Answered!

Streeter Seidell

As you put the finishing touches on your costume and stock up on candy for the neighborhood kids, let's take a minute to reflect on the origins of these and other Halloween traditions.

This Teeny Frog Makes Its Own Insect Repellent

Kate Horowitz

The Amazonian amphibian produces a chemical camouflage that renders it invisible to its aggressive ant neighbors.

15 Wondrous Facts About Wonder Woman

Bryan Reesman

The Amazonian princess—who has conquered comics, television, and movies—is turning 75 years old.

'All the President's Cocktails' Coloring Book Showcases Oval Office Drinking Habits

Shaunacy Ferro

With recipes, of course.

This Wheelchair for the Developing World Is Made From Bicycle Parts

Michele Debczak

It's cheaper to build and easier to navigate than traditional wheelchairs.

8 Historic Accounts of Werewolves

Miss Cellania

The idea of a person turning into a dangerous animal has been part of folklore ever since folklore was invented.