Advice

We rounded up the best advice from the experts on pets, money, travel, work, parenting, love, and more.

10 Outrageous Markups You'd Never Guess You Were Paying
10 Outrageous Markups You’d Never Guess You Were Paying

Sticker shocker: You might not think much about how products are priced, but we did the math to… >>

Want to Stay Married? So Do I!
Want to Stay Married? So Do I!

When one makes a commitment, it’s usually a good idea to keep it. And it helps to brush up on a… >>

8 Ways to Rack Up Air Travel Miles
8 Ways to Rack Up Air Travel Miles

Visit your airline's website to convert everyday purchases and online shopping into flight miles… >>

American Trivia: Great State Nicknames
American Trivia: Great State Nicknames

Think you can tell the Beehive State from the Volunteer State? Quiz yourself and see. >>

Wanted: Chance to Go Ape
Wanted: Chance to Go Ape

For a city girl whose idea of a hardcore outdoor trip is navigating a steep lawn without… >>

99 Ways to Tell a Story
99 Ways to Tell a Story

Aside from my job at Reader's Digest, I'm taking a class in Narrative Theory and Screenwriting. One… >>

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7 Money Saving Tips That Actually Don’t Pay

Beware these common money missteps: It's easy to fall into the trap of saving only to have it cost… >>

Does Gender Have a Color?
Does Gender Have a Color?

We outline the checkered history of pink and blue for boys and girls. >>

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American Quiz: Highest, Lowest, Oldest, and Largest

Life, liberty, and the pursuit of trivia: Test yourself as we spotlight nine notable locations… >>

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Unforgettable Car Stories: Staff Picks

Our editors reflect on the rides that meant the most to them, from their first set of wheels in… >>

Devoted Dads: We Salute You!
Devoted Dads: We Salute You!

Here's to all the great dads out there. Frank McKinney in Delray Beach, Florida, walked his… >>

Dad's Advice: Food with Family
Dad’s Advice: Food with Family

Of the many articles that pay homage to dads of the world, I particularly enjoyed this recent… >>

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Tweeter’s Digest: Celeb Dads’ Quotes #fathersday

Found poetry: Parenting advice and funny quotes from famous dads turn into great tweets, fit for… >>

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10 Wild Parties Around the World

The biggest party on the planet is waiting for you: You're invited to join in a city-wide food… >>

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Odd Last Request: “Turn Me Into Music”

We already know about some creative uses for ashes postmortem—crush them into a diamond or… >>

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13+ Things Your TV Salesman Won’t Tell You

Crank up the volume: Learn retail secrets for selling big screens in this TV buying guide. >>

Summer Spectacular: Outdoor Art
Summer Spectacular: Outdoor Art

Renowned urban planner (and one of my personal heroes) Jane Jacobs once wrote, "Cities have the… >>

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One Guy’s Opinion: Ode to a “Dumb” Phone

I'll admit it: my morning routine involves scrolling through what I missed overnight on Twitter… >>

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13 Things Your TV Weatherman Won’t Tell You

Here's a prediction: You'll get more accurate insight from your five-day forecast with these… >>

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Ask Laskas: “Should I let my daughter rock a Metallica shirt?”

Help this mother daughter duo settle their argument over whether or not it's fair for a teenager to… >>