Books

5 Geniuses with Serious Procrastination Problems
5 Geniuses with Serious Procrastination Problems

Have trouble making yourself begin a project? Don't worry: you're in brilliant company. >>

A Peek Inside Cuba: 8 Never-Before-Seen Photos From Beyond Havana
A Peek Inside Cuba: 8 Never-Before-Seen Photos From Beyond Havana

With direct flights between the U.S. and Cuba starting this summer, many people will begin to… >>

9 Beautifully Quirky Foreign Words That We're Jealous We Can't Say In English
9 Beautifully Quirky Foreign Words That We’re Jealous We Can’t Say In English

Can you say "the distance a reindeer can travel before needing to rest" in just one word? The Finns… >>

8 Musicians and Bands Who Are Secretly Literature Nerds
8 Musicians and Bands Who Are Secretly Literature Nerds

These artists aren't just mindless rockers—their lyrics channel Shakespeare, Milton, Dante, and… >>

8 Treasured, Timeless, Unforgettable Books, According to Our Readers
8 Treasured, Timeless, Unforgettable Books, According to Our Readers

Reader’s Digest supports the National Education Association’s #ReadAcrossAmerica campaign, a… >>

6 Classic Books Retold Through Their Iconic Meals
6 Classic Books Retold Through Their Iconic Meals

In her book Fictitious Dishes, Dinah Fried photographs the food that symbolizes some of… >>

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… >>

Stunning Wave Photos You Won't Believe Are Real
Stunning Wave Photos You Won’t Believe Are Real

Photographer Clark Little captures beautiful ocean and wave photos from an unbelievable… >>

12 Stephen King Quotes on Fear, Fitting In, and Being Walt Disney's 'Evil Twin'
12 Stephen King Quotes on Fear, Fitting In, and Being Walt Disney’s ‘Evil Twin’

Enjoy our curated chat with Stephen King, the irrepressible thriller master. >>

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… >>

8 Presidents Caught in Rare Candid Pictures
8 Presidents Caught in Rare Candid Pictures

In these excerpted quotes from his book, Presidential Picture Stories, veteran photojournalist… >>

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… >>

Weird Animal Photos: 7 Bizarre Creatures You Won't Believe Are Real
Weird Animal Photos: 7 Bizarre Creatures You Won’t Believe Are Real

It's hard to believe these odd-looking critters actually evolved to look this way. Here, the new… >>

10 Book Gifts for the Person Who's Got You Stumped
10 Book Gifts for the Person Who’s Got You Stumped

For this holiday season, let us recommend some new and classic titles. >>

Photos: The Unbearable Cuteness of Wet Puppies
Photos: The Unbearable Cuteness of Wet Puppies

These dog pictures rely on a never-fail formula for joy: 1) Find an adorable pup. 2) Get it wet. 3)… >>

Here's Proof that No Animals Are Happier than Dogs in Cars
Here’s Proof that No Animals Are Happier than Dogs in Cars

Taking a dog for a drive is the ultimate win-win situation: they revel in the ride while you get to… >>

6 Unexpected Animal Heroes
6 Unexpected Animal Heroes

Some of these exceptional creatures are cuddly, some are courageous, but all share an extraordinary… >>

8 of Richard Sandoval's Latin Recipes to Make at Home
8 of Richard Sandoval’s Latin Recipes to Make at Home

He has over 30 restaurants across the world, and now you can bring home a taste of chef Richard… >>

When Two Awesome Parents Made the Dinosaurs Go Wild!
When Two Awesome Parents Made the Dinosaurs Go Wild!

One couple's silly plan to thrill their kids went viral. A peek at their new book makes it obvious… >>

Can You Guess How Old These Natural Species Are?
Can You Guess How Old These Natural Species Are?

Photographer Rachel Sussman combines art and science in her journey to capture some of the oldest… >>