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COVER STORY: | Watch Video The animated movie “The Secret Life of Pets,” one of the summer’s biggest blockbusters, explored what our animals are up to after we leave the house each day. But for dogs, it’s mostly about how they experience the world: through their noses.Did you know they can actually tell time through their sense of smell? For more info: While some publishers may be concerned about book sales, there’s one category that is flying off the shelves: coloring books for grown-ups.Twenty-four members of this production will be making their Broadway debuts, including the leading man, Josh Groban.

“I’m coming from another world,” he told Anthony Mason, “and I wanted to make sure that it was known, right off the bat, that I was coming to this world with the maximum amount of respect for it.”For more info: HALLOWEEN: Scarecrows: An ancient tradition (Video)The scarecrow is an ancient tool of farmers trying to protect their crops from hungry birds.

But these nostalgic agricultural aids - the stars of the annual Peddler’s Village Scarecrow Festival in Bucks County, Pa. Luke Burbank checks out some farms using less traditional ways to scare off bothersome birds.

NATURE UP CLOSE: Mount Rushmore National Park COVER STORY: | Watch Video When it comes to the presidential election, there’s one thing many Americans can actually agree on: by Wednesday it should be over.

The campaign has been ugly and divisive to a tremendous degree.

But as Martha Teichner reports, that’s actually not at all unprecedented in American politics.