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Canada's "Baby Box" Program Aims to Lower Infant Mortality Rate

Kirstin Fawcett

The idea for the initiative was borrowed from Finland.

Male Birth Control Is 96 Percent Effective, Study Finds

Jake Rossen

Men could soon bear some of the responsibility for contraceptives.

The Harsh Method a Silent Film Company Used to Reject Scripts

Michele Debczak

Film studios were brutally honest back in the day.

50 Facts About Felines for National Cat Day

Kirstin Fawcett

This Saturday, celebrate your kitty in all its furry glory.

Retrobituaries: Charles Fort, Chronicler of Unexplained Phenomena

Michele Debczak

His books were the real-life X-files.

Don't Miss Out on 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 28.

A Brief History of Witches in America

Sulagna Misra

They've come a long way, baby.

15 Frightening Facts About 'Are You Afraid of the Dark?'

Roger Cormier

The midnight dust was non-dairy creamer and the actors were attacked by mosquitoes.

New York City Burger King Dresses as the Ghost of McDonald’s for Halloween

Michele Debczak

Your move, McDonald's.

12 Innocuous Facts About Jonas Salk

Suzanne Raga

Long before developing the polio vaccine, Salk had wanted to be a lawyer and politician.

The White House Wants to Ban Non-Compete Clauses for Most Jobs

Jake Rossen

Non-competes severely restrict your employment potential. The Obama Administration wants to change that.

You Can Now Watch the ‘Mad Max: Black & Chrome' Edition on Amazon

Rebecca OConnell

You can watch it before the theatrical release.

15 Chocolate Companies You Have to Try

Crystal Ponti

These chocolatiers go above and beyond.

Morning Cup of Links: An 'MST3K' Halloween

Miss Cellania

Kick off your weekend with some great links!