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“Acquired taste” = “Horrible food.”
Kidnapped at gunpoint? Cornered by a mountain lion? Stranded in a snowstorm? These everyday people saved their own lives with quick thinking— and now you can too.
All that stood between them and a raging flood was a tiny cement shack—and time was running out.
Day in and day out, the great majority of officers do their job the right way, says the longtime Face the Nation moderator.
Fascinating facts about Francis Scott Key, the writing of what would become America’s national anthem, and the War of 1812 battle flag that inspired it all.
How we become racist, and what we can do to be less prejudiced.
On July 10, the first ticker-tape parade to honor an all-women’s sports team wound through New York City’s Canyon of Heroes to celebrate the U.S. women’s soccer team winning its third World Cup. Reader’s Digest met a few of the thousands of fans who showed up.
Celebrate Disneyland’s 60th anniversary with these facts about its disastrous first day, its secret tribe of feral cats, the one ride with actual human bones, and more.
From the Kennedy administration to the present day, touching White House stories from the people with a front-row seat to history.
They swing like Tarzan, climb like Spider-Man, and think like Einstein. Inside the secret world of the Air Force’s Gray Berets, the special-operations weather technicians.
Though they may not always be mentioned in textbooks, these courageous ladies fought for the freedoms we have today.
The Confederate flag we know today looks a lot different than the first version adopted in 1861. Here, a fascinating history of the controversial Confederate flag.
Which president was a hangman, which owned a saloon, the country’s deadliest job, and more fascinating trivia about American history and culture.
Pope Francis’s 184-page encyclical addressed the threat that global warming poses to our human family, and the need for the world to come together to fight it.
From an Arkansas woman who feeds the town on her pension to the Ferguson, Missouri librarian who rallied a torn community, these heroes prove America’s heart is beating strong.
See how these six imbecile outlaws just couldn’t get the job done.
Boston’s plan to steal her, the French mother she made famous, the seafaring suffragette protest she incited, and more hidden secrets of Lady Liberty.
As the longest-serving late night host in history, David Letterman could fill a library with his nightly monologues, quotes, and one-liners. We settled for a dozen of Dave’s finest funnies.
They may not wear lab coats, but creatures big and small can help scientists study global warming, cancer, earthquakes, and more.
Eye-opening insights from company executives, marketers, and food scientists into how your food is made and what you can do to eat better.