Best of America

Best of America 2013: Weird and Funny Stories
Best of America 2013: Weird and Funny Stories

We found a few funny folks, silly stories, and surprising reasons to love our country. >>

America's Most Spectacular Fourth of July Fireworks
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… >>

Inspiring Stories: 9 Ordinary People Who Changed History
Inspiring Stories: 9 Ordinary People Who Changed History

On the 100th anniversary of Rosa Parks' birthday, we honor everyday men and women whose brave… >>

Baseball Trivia: 9 Moments That Changed the Game Forever
Baseball Trivia: 9 Moments That Changed the Game Forever

As the new baseball season gets underway, a look back at the deals, rule changes, and cultural… >>

24 of the Funniest Town Names in America
24 of the Funniest Town Names in America

We sent our humor editor, Andy Simmons, on a cross-country trip. His report: >>

Tweeter's Digest: The Best Graduation Quotes from Commencement Speeches of 2012
Tweeter’s Digest: The Best Graduation Quotes from Commencement Speeches of 2012

Skip the fancy four-year degree as we curate the most inspirational graduation quotes (in 140… >>

13 Iconic Shoes That Changed America
13 Iconic Shoes That Changed America

Audrey Hepburn’s famous flats, 80s power sneakers, make-a-statement Manolos: Here, a well-heeled… >>

13 Olympic Moments that Changed History
13 Olympic Moments that Changed History

The Olympics have a rich history of inspiring achievements as well as controversial moments, but we… >>

25 Secrets Your Congressperson Won't Tell You
25 Secrets Your Congressperson Won’t Tell You

From campaign contributions to the secrets behind lobbyists, we got the dirt on what Washington… >>

We Hear You America: Mayors of the Week
We Hear You America: Mayors of the Week

Meet some local leaders are working to make their towns even better -- and maybe earn a WHYA prize… >>

We Hear You America: How the 2011 Campaign Made Winning Towns Better
We Hear You America: How the 2011 Campaign Made Winning Towns Better

Find out how lucky winners of Reader's Digest We Hear You America prize grants used their funds to… >>

Do You Live in America's Most Interesting Town?
Do You Live in America’s Most Interesting Town?

What makes your town fascinating? Tell us and share for a chance to be on our cover. So far we love: >>

How to Eat Healthy at the Ballpark
How to Eat Healthy at the Ballpark

Stadiums are now stocking healthier ballpark food options besides hot dogs and nachos. Try these… >>

Kivalina, Alaska: A Disappearing Town
Kivalina, Alaska: A Disappearing Town

At the tip of a barrier island 80 miles above the Arctic Circle, the town of Kivalina, Alaska, is… >>

How 6 Small Towns Honor Veterans
How 6 Small Towns Honor Veterans

Inspiring: Throughout the year, these small towns honor all United States veterans in unique ways… >>

Are These America's Most Interesting Towns?
Are These America’s Most Interesting Towns?

Breathtaking scenic views, powerful local legends, and more: As we search for America's Most… >>

American Quiz: Highest, Lowest, Oldest, and Largest
American Quiz: Highest, Lowest, Oldest, and Largest

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

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. >>

Manchester, NH: Refurbishing a Community Art Gallery
Manchester, NH: Refurbishing a Community Art Gallery

In 2011, residents of more than 50% of the cities, towns and villages in the U.S. cast their votes… >>

Jacksonville, IL: Celebrating the Fourth of July
Jacksonville, IL: Celebrating the Fourth of July

In 2011, residents of more than 50% of the cities, towns and villages in the U.S. cast their votes… >>