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Best Halloween Movies for Kids

Less frightening, more fun: Our round-up of the best Halloween movies for kids, ranked from least… >>

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5 Amazing Photos of Florida’s Best-Kept Secret

Bok Tower Gardens is one of our country's hidden gems and the subject of a new book from Skira… >>

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13+ Things Your Pilot Won’t Tell You

We asked pilots from across the country to give us straight answers about maddening safety rules… >>

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The IFTTT Recipes that Will Make Your Life Better

Activate these "recipes" and you'll be an efficiency machine in no time. >>

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The 5 Best Ways to Deal With Anger

Did you know angry people are three times more likely than calmer ones to have a heart attack?… >>

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13 Things TSA Security Won’t Tell You

In 2012, the TSA discovered 1,543 firearms during screenings. But it wasn't accomplished without a… >>

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Ask Laskas: “My Husband Wastes Water!”

Now it's your turn to help solve our readers' problems! >>

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Mother, Stop “Liking” Me: The Latest Social, Email, and Cell Phone Etiquette

You asked, she answered. Here's a helpful cheat sheet on phone and internet etiquette from our… >>

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How to Stop Procrastinating: Top Tricks

Research shows 95 percent of people put off till tomorrow what they could do today, a habit that… >>

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Why Do Sunglasses Cost What They Cost?

Which pair is worth your dollars? We'll help you decide. >>

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Reading Body Language: 5 Hidden Signals You May Be Sending

Whether you (or they!) know it, other people are always reading your body language for secret clues… >>

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10 Secrets to Better Smartphone Battery Life

Never dead again: Boost your smartphone battery life—whether it's an iPhone, Android, or… >>

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24 Things You Might Be Saying Wrong

The Reader's Digest Version of all those confusing words and seemingly random rules you missed in… >>

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Six-Word Memoirs on Friendship

Shorter than tweets and small enough to swallow whole, these six-word memoirs say it all >>

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“The Best Relationship Advice I Ever Got”

For the 1.2 million lovebirds who will be married this summer, our resident voice of reason shares… >>

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List of Reader’s Digest Sweepstakes Winners

List of Reader's Digest Sweepstakes Winners >>

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Going on a Road Trip? Remember to Pack These!

Driving to Grandma's house for the holidays? Here's everything you'll need to keep a carload of… >>

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America’s Most Spectacular Fourth of July Fireworks

Visit one of these cities, big or small, to celebrate Independence Day with a fireworks show you're… >>