Reader’s Digest: October 2014
In case you missed it: Follow the links to enjoy bonus content featured in our October 2014 issue.
Send us your true story of 100 words or fewer—it might be worth $100. For details, and to read other stories from our readers, go to rd.com/stories.
Answer our newest sentence, “I knew miracles were real when…” on our Facebook page for a chance to be printed in the magazine!
Sign up for our daily Points to Ponder e-mail, and you’ll become more a interesting and thoughtful person each weekday. Go to rd.com/ptp for details.
If you’ve got a funny anecdote about work, life, or the military, we’d love to hear it—and it could be worth 100 bucks to you! Go to rd.com/submit for all the details. We’re waiting!
The Reader’s Digest Foundation is proud to announce a two-year $500,000 grant to the Parent-Child Home Program that will kick off a national partnership to celebrate reading and improve children’s literacy. You can help raise awareness with a simple snapshot of you reading to the children in your life! For details, go to rd.com/readtogether.
MOST POPULAR ON FACEBOOK: 5 Lies That Are OK to Tell Your Partner
Sometimes honesty is not the best policy. One example: When you’re arguing, experts say, it’s perfectly acceptable to respond with “You’re right” even if you don’t agree, just to keep the greater peace.
MOST POPULAR ON TWITTER: More Funny Riddles
Q: Why is the letter A the most like a flower?
A: Because the B is after it.
Love a chill? Among our reviews: Megan Abbott’s The Fever (the fear is contagious), Sara Shepard’s The Heiresses (beautiful people, suspicious deaths), and Kate Racculia’s Bellweather Rhapsody (if Wes Anderson set a mystery at a school music convention in a once-luxurious hotel.)
Chew on this: Dentists aren’t looking for just gum disease and cavities; they might also find signs of Crohn’s disease, oral cancer, and other serious conditions.
Find over 100 ideas to dress up your celebration, including pumpkin-carving stencils, inexpensive craft and decorating ideas, tasty snacks, scary-movie reviews, and more.