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Why Gwendolyn and Brent May Decide This Election
Why Gwendolyn and Brent May Decide This Election

It's old hat that support for Obama and Romney breaks strongly along lines of gender, race, income… >>

Why Do Top Students Cheat?
Why Do Top Students Cheat?

Source: Wikimedia Commons; KF Cheating has gone from a nasty habit to a nationwide epidemic. In… >>

Why Are Elections Held on Tuesdays?
Why Are Elections Held on Tuesdays?

With millions without power in areas affected by the devastating Hurricane Sandy, the Wall Street… >>

25 Things You Didn't Know About the Greatest Musical of All Time
25 Things You Didn’t Know About the Greatest Musical of All Time

Many call "Singin' in the Rain" the greatest musical of all time, and it's getting a diamond… >>

Will Romney Top Obama With a 'Tilt and Nod'?
Will Romney Top Obama With a ‘Tilt and Nod’?

A new feature from the New York Times is either staggeringly brilliant or many, many steps too far:… >>

10 Social Networking Sites That Could Replace Facebook
10 Social Networking Sites That Could Replace Facebook

Facebook recently became one of the largest IPOs in history (with 500+ million users, some… >>

Yesterday and Today
Yesterday and Today

Jeremiah McDonald Goes Silent If you're a fan of The Artist or Martin Scorsese’s Hugo, check… >>

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Tom Clancy’s Fighting Words: 11 Choice Quotes

Tom Clancy wrote books that were “my kind of yarn(s),” according to President Ronald Reagan… >>

Your End-of-the-World App Checklist
Your End-of-the-World App Checklist

Image Credit: Mr. Matté Last week, the unthinkable happened: I found myself waiting in line to… >>

“Gravity” Movie Logic: NASA Tells Us What It’s Really Like

NASA astronaut Cady Coleman consulted on the film, and talked to us about why it's a surprisingly… >>

Most Honest Cities: The Reader’s Digest “Lost Wallet” Test

What are the most (and least) honest cities in the world? Reader's Digest conducted a global… >>

The Scary Side of Adorable Animals

They may look harmless, but these five cute creatures have a dark side. >>

Gloria Steinem Tells: How to Change the World in 5 Steps

The feminist icon, in celebration of the release of the 200th video from the MAKERScollection of… >>

5 Louis C.K. Quotes That Tell It Like It Is

The truthful comedian channels his inner Buddha and offers lasting life advice as curated from… >>

Scary: 9 Vampire Legends That Are Actually True

Hold onto your garlic: These vampire myths are actually rooted in fact, which makes them all the… >>

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13 Halloween Movies that Will Scare You Senseless

From slashers to seances, we've rounded up the best Halloween movies (with bonus video trailers)… >>

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Game or Lame: Is Baseball America’s Greatest Sport?

It’s an argument for the ages as baseball naysayer James Breakwell riles up our bat-happy humor… >>

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Inspiring Quotes from Martin Luther King, Jr.

In 1968, Dr. King gave his final speech — 'I Have Been to the Mountaintop' — to striking… >>

Elmore Leonard’s 10 Rules of Writing: The Reader’s Digest Version

Writers, take note: Elmore Leonard instructs on what you should never do. >>

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11 Best Haunted Houses in America

We asked haunted house expert Steve Kopelman his picks for the scariest spooky homes and… >>