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The Greasiest Bites at the State Fair

Everyone knows the food is one of the most outrageous parts of the local county or state… >>

Funny Tumblr: Ridiculous Headlines, Real News
Funny Tumblr: Ridiculous Headlines, Real News

As I read the news every day, I often find myself muttering, "You can't make this stuff up." And… >>

Shaming for Laughs: Who's a Bad Dog?
Shaming for Laughs: Who’s a Bad Dog?

A few months ago, I was struck by a photo I spotted on a news site. A teenage boy was… >>

'Honest' NFL Logos Reveal Painful Truth About Your Favorite Team
‘Honest’ NFL Logos Reveal Painful Truth About Your Favorite Team

As the NFL season gets underway, millions of deluded fans struggle once again to convince… >>

Beardo: The Weirdest Product of the Year?
Beardo: The Weirdest Product of the Year?

Part of my job as assistant to Reader's Digest editor-in-chief Liz Vaccariello is to search the… >>

The Best (and Worst) Products from Trader Joe’s
The Best (and Worst) Products from Trader Joe’s

Nathan and Sonia Rodgers love Trader Joe’s, the quirky grocery chain now found in 31 states. (Who… >>

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Cupcake Ideas So Crazy Only a Mad Genius Could Invent Them

Stefani Pollack, the creative cook behind the "fun, experimental" blog The Cupcake Project, thinks… >>

Weird Science: 'Ig Nobel' and Hilarious
Weird Science: ‘Ig Nobel’ and Hilarious

Science is serious stuff. Except when it isn’t. Marc Abrahams and his annual "Ig Nobel Prizes"… >>

Inside the Comic Mind
Inside the Comic Mind

One of the roughest years of my life was the day I took to the stage to perform a comedy… >>

The Sweet (Rockin') Sound of American English
The Sweet (Rockin’) Sound of American English

It's a question I've often pondered when hearing foreigners talk in an unfamiliar tongue: What does… >>

Strange Views: Caught in Google's All-Seeing Eye
Strange Views: Caught in Google’s All-Seeing Eye

This is spooky...and fascinating: Design magazine Demilked recently featured Canadian artist Jon… >>

Digging (and Deconstructing) Dagwood
Digging (and Deconstructing) Dagwood

Even casual comic strip fans will enjoy The Comics Curmudgeon, Josh Fruhlinger's brilliant daily… >>

Lonely Rover Seeks Companion (Pref. Not A Rock)
Lonely Rover Seeks Companion (Pref. Not A Rock)

Life seems easy for NASA's Curiosity Rover. After landing on Mars on August 6, 2012, it… >>

Lowbrow Goes Highbrow in 'Fake Criterions'
Lowbrow Goes Highbrow in ‘Fake Criterions’

Most movie dorks are doubtless quite familiar with The Criterion Collection, "a continuing series… >>

Squeaky Door Sounds Like Miles Davis
Squeaky Door Sounds Like Miles Davis

Jazz artists study sheet music, expand on techniques and fine-tune their sound for years to… >>

Must Read: Derek Jeter's (Fake) Diary
Must Read: Derek Jeter’s (Fake) Diary

You don't have to be a fan of the New York Yankees to appreciate writer Mark Lisanti's brilliant… >>

Saving the Sounds of the Past
Saving the Sounds of the Past

As a kid, I spent a lot of time with a Speak & Spell in my lap (though you might not know it… >>

Throwback Thursday: The Worst (Or Best) '90s Music
Throwback Thursday: The Worst (Or Best) ’90s Music

The crown jewels of the 90s: Scrunchies, Spice Girl lollipops, and Tamagotchis, to name a few. And… >>

Dr. Seuss: The Maddest of Mad Men?
Dr. Seuss: The Maddest of Mad Men?

During the 1930s and '40s, before Theodore Geisel was Dr. Seuss, he was Don Draper. A "mad man"… >>

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Are You A Manic Gobbler? Restaurant Behavior Revealed!

Reader's Digest editor-in-chief Liz Vaccariello recently recommended an article from Bloomberg… >>