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10 Stunning Examples of Native American Artistry

A major traveling exhibit showcases some of our country's most exquisite Native masterpieces… >>

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My Louisiana Ghost Story: Alone, Overnight, in a Haunted House

"No, it's not haunted," the housekeeper reassured me. "Oh, there are stories, but nobody's ever… >>

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Why You Should Always Go to the Funeral

Sounds simple—when someone dies, get in your car and go to calling hours or the funeral. That, I… >>

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The Case of the Breast Cancer Bracelets

Can a school ban wristbands because of a slogan? You be the judge. >>

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What It’s Like to Send Your Wife to Mars

My wife wants to take a one-way trip to the red planet. Here's why I'm OK with that. >>

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Finish This Sentence: A Stranger Would Never Guess That I…

What would you say? Finish this sentence below, then go to facebook.com/readersdigest for a chance… >>

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Common British Slang You Didn’t Realize You Knew

A new book offers a quintessential guide to classic, common British phrases—including their… >>

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The Legendary Joan Rivers: Kathy Griffin and Whitney Cummings Remember

The bold, irreverent Joan Rivers was a role model to many female comics. In these excerpts from… >>

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Joan Rivers: 7 Candid, Hilarious, Unapologetic Quotes

The trailblazing, Emmy award-winning comedian and talk-show host had something to say about… >>

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Faces of America: Genius Edition

Photographer Glenn Glasser met everyday Einsteins at the World Science Festival. >>

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Vintage Circus Photos Capture Life Under the Big Tent

Take a special, black-and-white look at the public and private life of circus people in the… >>

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5 Military Battles That Were Won With Rock ‘n’ Roll

Sometimes the best offense is a good speaker system. >>

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How to Prep for Life on Mars

Tech visionary Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX and Tesla Motors (and PayPal cofounder), has said that… >>

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Can We Save the Cheetah From Extinction?

A new book by Dr. Laurie Marker and wildlife photographer Suzi Eszterhas takes us inside the world… >>

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What It’s Like to Notify a Nobel Prize Winner

“We tell assistants this is a very important call. A. Very. Important. Call.” >>

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Finish This Sentence: The Two Most Beautiful Words Are…

What would you say? Finish this sentence below, then go to Facebook.com/ReadersDigest for a chance… >>

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Why Ze Frank Is the King of Connection

Ze Frank is the master of the cute cat video. But don’t let that fool you—he’s deeper than… >>

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Bill and Melinda Gates: 3 Myths About the World’s Poor

Life is improving for most people on this planet: Leading philanthropists deliver good news about… >>

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5 Facts You Didn’t Know About Redheads

While only about 2 percent of people have naturally red hair, there are plenty of fun facts about… >>