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Faces of America as Photographed by Glenn Glasser
Faces of America as Photographed by Glenn Glasser

Photographer Glenn Glasser travels across the United States to meet inspiring locals. >>

7 Random Things You Never Knew Had An Official Color
7 Random Things You Never Knew Had An Official Color

Read on for the signature shades of a weather pattern, a U.S. state, the cosmos, and more. >>

11 Charming Vintage Easter Photos That Will Make You Long for the Past
11 Charming Vintage Easter Photos That Will Make You Long for the Past

From early Easter Egg Rolls at the White House to churchgoers' finest hats along the Fifth Avenue… >>

Extraordinary America Photo Contest
Extraordinary America Photo Contest

Here's your chance to win cash prizes and get published in an issue of Reader's Digest. >>

Photo Quiz: Can You Recognize These Baby Photos of American Presidents?
Photo Quiz: Can You Recognize These Baby Photos of American Presidents?

Ask not what these presidential baby photos can do for you. Ask what you can do to share these baby… >>

3 Stories of Gratitude and Powerful Love
3 Stories of Gratitude and Powerful Love

A narrative project called "StoryCorps" illuminates inspiring stories of generosity and love from… >>

Stolen Moments from America's Hidden Gems: Barbershops
Stolen Moments from America’s Hidden Gems: Barbershops

In his book Barbershops of America, Photographer Rob Hammer set out to find America's last genuine… >>

8 Stunning National Geographic Photos to Remind You How Wondrous Our World Is
8 Stunning National Geographic Photos to Remind You How Wondrous Our World Is

Go on a journey around the globe—no passport needed!—via these images from a new National… >>

Why Does This Woman Have 362 Exotic, Endangered Birds Living In Her Backyard?
Why Does This Woman Have 362 Exotic, Endangered Birds Living In Her Backyard?

Sure, Michele Raffin has 35 aviaries to clean and many, many beaks to feed. But she does have help… >>

Gorgeous Glimpses of America's Last Wild Places
Gorgeous Glimpses of America’s Last Wild Places

Fifty years ago, Congress passed the Wilderness Act, preserving our country's most beautiful… >>

10 Stunning Examples of Native American Artistry
10 Stunning Examples of Native American Artistry

A major traveling exhibit showcases some of our country's most exquisite Native masterpieces… >>

8 Rare, Candid Photos of Women in the 1950s
8 Rare, Candid Photos of Women in the 1950s

Eight never-published photos taken for Look magazine let you travel back in time while considering:… >>

This July Fourth, Remember Our War Widows
This July Fourth, Remember Our War Widows

Two hundred thirty-six. That's how many years of freedom we've enjoyed since our founding fathers… >>

Rare, Candid Photos of Bob Hope's USO Shows
Rare, Candid Photos of Bob Hope’s USO Shows

Bob Hope was known for his dedication to American troops, and these rare photos attest to his… >>

Bob Hope's Emotional USO Memories:
Bob Hope’s Emotional USO Memories: “I Get a Lot More Than I Give”

A look back at the inspiring hard work entertainer Bob Hope put in for our troops—written by the… >>

Best 4th of July Movies the Whole Family Can Enjoy
Best 4th of July Movies the Whole Family Can Enjoy

Whether watching with the kids, the neighbors, or yourself, these movies are great choices around… >>

Dr. Chip Thomas' Incredible Attempt to Heal Through Art
Dr. Chip Thomas’ Incredible Attempt to Heal Through Art

Installing massive outdoor murals under the name "Jetsonorama," Dr. Chip Thomas is a full-time… >>

6 Key Stops for a Quirky Tour of the U.S.A.
6 Key Stops for a Quirky Tour of the U.S.A.

Make sure to stop by these hidden treasures on your next road trip. >>

10 Food Festivals Worth a Pit Stop
10 Food Festivals Worth a Pit Stop

Fuel up for the most unique (not to mention delicious!) summer food festivals across America. >>