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Witness a Day in the Life of a Penguin Caretaker

Shaunacy Ferro

What working at an aquarium really looks like, in 360° video.

Show & Tell: A Scary Snuff Box

Erin Blakemore

Skull-reading used to be all the rage.

4 Tips for Negotiating More Time Off Before a New Job

Kate Rockwood

Here's how to score some much-needed R&R time between jobs.

Snow May Fall on the Northeast and New England by Sunday

Dennis Mersereau

It could leave a wintry coating on some towns in New York, Vermont, and New Hampshire.

Is It Legal to Shoot Bigfoot?

Michele Debczak

Sasquatch might want to steer clear of Texas.

Kodak Debuts a Smartphone for Photography Nerds

Michele Debczak

The Kodak Ektra phone is a camera first and foremost.

Mississippi County Bans Clown Costumes Until After Halloween

Kirstin Fawcett

The creepy clown phenomenon has swept the nation, and Kemper County doesn't want to be next.

This LEGO Candy-Tossing Bot Makes Halloween Easier

Jake Rossen

Now you can lob candy at trick-or-treaters without actually having to greet them.

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.

Retrobituary: 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.