Reader’s Digest: September 2014

In case you missed it: Follow the links to enjoy bonus content featured in our September 2014 issue.

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Valero Doval for Reader’s Digest

Reader’s Digest Classics
Hungry to read more great stories? We’ve collected your most-requested RD classics for you to devour as many as you want, anytime.

Novel Nutella Recipes to Try This Weekend
When it comes to the chocolate-hazelnut spread, there’s nutelling how creative a recipe can get! Scoop up 10 crowd-pleasers, including Salted Nutella Cookie Bars, which we found on a few of our favorite food blogs.

How to Look Younger
We got top dermatologists and plastic surgeons to reveal some simple antiaging tricks that could put them out of business. “I can give you an eyelid lift, but I’ve seen patients get similar results with an over-the-counter firming serum and eyelid lift cream,” confessed one. “They do work to reduce lines and puffiness.”

Extraordinary Uses for the Junk in Your Garage
Move plants around the garden with the help of your kids’ sled; repurpose an old golf bag to store and carry tools. Plus, find a dozen clever ways to recycle bottles, cans, and empty cardboard tubes into useful (and free!) organizers.

9 Graphic Novels Every Grown-Up Should Read
One example: Mimi Pond’s funny story Over Easy, which takes on the counterculture scene of 1970s California via a coffee shop and offers an original view of the birth of an artist.

Hedy Lamarr Invented Wi-Fi?
Close: Along with composer George Antheil, the brainy actress devised a technique for transmitting radio signals over rapidly changing frequencies, later allowing for the creation of Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. You can thank her every time you read on your phone.

25 Jokes (That Make You Sound Like a Genius)
If you want to find out how it feels to sound smart, try out some of these clever jokes (with a full explanation of each one).

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Some people like to travel by train because 
it combines the slowness of a car with the cramped public exposure of 
an airplane.

Dennis Miller

I think my pilot was a little inexperienced. We were sitting on the runway, and he said, “OK, folks, we’re gonna be taking off in a just few—whoa! Here we go.”

Kevin Nealon

“I can’t wait until your vacation is over.” 
—Everyone following you on Instagram


A man knocked on my door and asked for a donation toward the local swimming pool. So I gave him a glass of water.

Comedian Greg Davies

Funny Jokes

Just found the worst page in the entire dictionary. What I saw was disgraceful, disgusting, dishonest, and disingenuous.


Funny Jokes

Client: We need you to log in to the YouTube and make all our company videos viral.


Funny Jokes

My cat just walked up to the paper shredder and said, “Teach me 
everything you know.”


Funny Jokes

“Just because you can’t dance doesn’t mean you shouldn’t dance.” 

@yoyoha (Josh Hara)

Funny Jokes

My parents didn’t want to move to Florida, but they turned 60 and that’s the law.

—Jerry Seinfeld

Funny Jokes

Q: What do you call an Amish guy with his hand in a horse’s mouth?

A: A mechanic.