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Why We Copy People Around Us Without Even Realizing It

Synchronizing isn't just for swimmers and ice skaters; you might be mimicking others without even… >>

What Can a Billion Dollars Buy You?

It's amazing how far those zeroes can stretch. >>

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The Most Comforting Roald Dahl Quotes

Roald Dahl's classic tales of acceptance are the stuff of childhood, but sometimes grown-ups need… >>

6 Creative Ways to Save Endangered Languages Before They Disappear

Each year twenty-five languages die out, but these groups are developing creative ways to keep… >>

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The Reader’s Digest Version: New Books to Read Right Now

If you are looking for a good book, consider these beautifully written, emotionally transporting… >>

4 Video Game Facts that Prove the Console Is Mightier than the Movies

Yes, well-designed video games are stealing story lines, acquiring actors, and winning over our… >>

5 Crazy Ideas that Just Might Save the Planet

The Earth is getting warmer. Luckily, scientists are working on creative ways to keep our planet… >>

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5 Can’t-Lose Poker Strategy Tips for Seven-Card Stud

Playing some seven-card stud? Hone your poker strategy and avoid a tough fold with these expert… >>

15 Little-Known Game Facts and Trivia

Who knew Super Mario was connected to Popeye? Or that Monopoly helped free Allied POWs? One expert… >>

Here’s a Smart Test—and a Devilish Quiz

Reader's Digest first ran these deceptively easy questions in 1970. 
Not one person in a hundred… >>

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We Can’t Be Friends If You Don’t Follow These People on Instagram

At its best, social media like Instagram can connect you with amazing individuals that inspire you… >>

What Unites These States?

Philip Caputo traveled from Key West, Florida, to Deadhorse, Alaska, asking everyday Americans what… >>

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Snake Pictures That Are Scary and Beautiful at the Same Time

Though the slithering critters might creep you out, these artistic snake pictures are incredibly… >>

What Star Gazing Looks Like From the Last of the Wild Roads

At the crest between valleys, I take out binoculars, and in turn they take my breath, multiplying… >>

Meet the Downsized Generation: Millennials Who Are Rewriting the Rules for Success

They graduated as the economy tanked, forcing twentysomethings to rethink their (and the country's)… >>

6 Global Warming Effects That May Surprise You

You might already think of global warming effects as melting ice, rising seas, stronger hurricanes… >>

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21 New Games and Fun Apps to Brighten Your Day

There's something for everyone in our top picks of websites and apps that are sure to make you… >>

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13 Things You Didn’t Know About Bond…James Bond

Think you know James Bond movies? We dug up little-known trivia about Agent 007. >>