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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!

The 13 Most Interesting Comics of October

Rich Barrett

Each month, we round up the most interesting comics, graphic novels, webcomics, digital comics and comic-related Kickstarters that we think you should check out.

Eating Too Much Halloween Candy Can Actually Kill You

Kirstin Fawcett

Find out just how much sugar is too much.

Emily and Brendan

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9 Halloween-Related Guinness World Records

Kirstin Fawcett

There's plenty of pumpkins, candy, costumes, and clowns ahead.