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In a Time of Crisis: Doodles

With yesterday marking the start of a solemn reflection on the 50th anniversary of the Cuban… >>

Japanese Artist Takes Recycling to New Heights
Japanese Artist Takes Recycling to New Heights

Americans recycle billions of cans every year—but do they make them art? Japanese sculptor… >>

Jane Austen, Frankenstein Go Graphic
Jane Austen, Frankenstein Go Graphic

A bold, brilliant new series presents the Great Books as interpreted by critically acclaimed… >>

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Flaubert Can’t Write: Critics Rip Classic Books

Nobody's perfect. There's a story here at  Reader's Digest about one former editor-in-chief who… >>

The Morning After: Joe & Paul Rock the House
The Morning After: Joe & Paul Rock the House

Now that was a debate. Vice President Joe Biden and Congressman Paul Ryan gave America a great show… >>

Nobel Lit Pick: Inspired and Inspiring
Nobel Lit Pick: Inspired and Inspiring

Literary awards season is upon us, with National Book Award finalists named yesterday and the Nobel… >>

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A Heartbeat Away: What You Don’t Know About America’s Vice Presidents

Did you know that  there was no official line of succession to the presidency until 1967? Or that… >>

Behold, the World's Worst Souvenirs
Behold, the World’s Worst Souvenirs

What is it about traveling that causes people, even those with good taste, to submit to their… >>

13 Things You Didn't Know About the Vice Presidency
13 Things You Didn’t Know About the Vice Presidency

Sure, everybody's always talking about the Presidents, but what about the other guys? We searched… >>

On Tap: 9 Months of Red Hot Legal Action
On Tap: 9 Months of Red Hot Legal Action

October is always an exciting time for us avid Supreme Court watchers as we look ahead to months of… >>