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August 1949 RD Classics
Are You a Creative Creature or the Village Videot?

Living is more than watching and listening. It is doing. (This Reader's Digest classic short story… >>

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Love a Good Thriller? OJ Prosecutor Marcia Clark’s 8 All-Time Favorites

Marcia Clark knows nail-biting crime stories—after all, she was the lead prosecutor on the O.J… >>

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Word Power: How Artful Is Your Vocabulary?

Take our quiz to see if you've got a flair with artful words. >>

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Shh! These 8 Famous People Have Little-Known Secret Talents

Some stars do more than walk the red carpet. Can you guess what else they're good at? >>

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Best 4th of July Movies the Whole Family Can Enjoy

Whether watching with the kids, the neighbors, or yourself, these movies are great choices around… >>

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Cool Optical Illusions That Make You Look Twice

Believe it: These photographs of cool optical illusions and perspective definitely aren't what they… >>

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How Corporate America Is Selling to Your Senses

One expert explains how companies want you to see, smell, touch, and buy. >>

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How Doug Bernier Keeps Hope Alive in Baseball

A sports reporter recalls the encounter that gave him new love for baseball. >>

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Paul McCartney: Candid Pictures From the 1960s

The Beatles may have played the world's largest stages, but as these photos show, Paul McCartney… >>

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Dr. Chip Thomas’ Incredible Attempt to Heal Through Art

Installing massive outdoor murals under the name "Jetsonorama," Dr. Chip Thomas is a full-time… >>