How a Minnesota Farm Boy Found His True Calling as an Incredible Stained Glass Artist
Endless hours of daydreaming in a tractor cab now fuel this artist’s whimsical storytelling style.
This Girl’s Etch A Sketch Art Is Beyond Amazing
You probably played with an Etch A Sketch as a kid, but you've never seen Etch A Sketch art like...
Do You Have Grit? This 3-Question Mini Quiz Can Tell You
Forget optimism, charisma, or emotional intelligence. Do you have the #1 trait that you really need to get ahead?
8 Epic Alexander Hamilton Facts They Don’t Mention in the Musical
The smash hit musical about "The ten dollar, the Founding Father without a father" has a month's-long waiting list for...
6 Ways Doodling Can Make You Smarter, Happier, and More Productive
According to numerous studies, doodling is a mental tool that improves concentration, memory, creativity, and even happiness. Every president doodled...
21 Everyday Phrases You’d Never Believe Were Invented By Shakespeare
You don't have to walk around proclaiming "to be or not to be," to bring Shakespeare into everyday conversation. Here's...
9 Weird Ways Pencils Changed the World
Why pencils are yellow, who drank graphite-infused wine, Hemingway's pointy little secret to great writing, and more.
27 Classic Children’s Book Quotes Every Adult Needs To Hear
"All grown-ups were once children... but only a few of them remember it."
Upgrade a Supermarket Bouquet: 9 Tricks to Make Cheap Flowers Look Expensive
Procrastinated again? Here, how to quickly turn a last-minute flower gift into a beautiful arrangement.
Unusual Facts About Dr. Seuss to Celebrate His Birthday
Celebrate the great Dr. Seuss with these surprising numbers that tell the unusual tale of his remarkable life and influence.
8 Seemingly Impossible Things Your Birth Month Could Predict About Your Future Health
When you were born could play a fascinating role in everything from your risk of melanoma to food allergies, science...
16 Little Known Facts About the Greatest Songs of All Time
The time Queen and David Bowie had a pizza party, Robert Plant protested "Stairway to Heaven," and more.
10 Mind-Blowing Facts About ‘The Godfather’
On the 44th anniversary of the premiere of director Francis Ford Coppola's masterpiece, we're making you an offer you can't...
Editor’s Note: Fantastic First Sentences
Editor-in-chief Liz Vaccariello recalls the best first sentences to ever run in 'Reader's Digest.'
10 of Life’s Toughest Questions, Answered By Top Comedians
Sometimes answers are irrelevant: It's the question that counts. Take a moment to ponder these hilarious queries.
11 Joyous Walt Disney Quotes Guaranteed to Inspire You to Dream Big
On December 5, 1901, a boy was born in Chicago who would draw a mouse that changed the world. Before...
5 Celebrities You Never Knew Were Real-Life Spies
Julia Child: just one secret agent among the stars.
This Is 40: Bizarre Factoids About the Number 40 You Never Knew
Science, religion, and literature all agree—you can always count on 40.
21 Mind-Blowing ‘Back to the Future’ Facts for October 21, 2015
Today is the day Marty McFly and Doc Brown are due to show up from 1985. When they arrive, share...
10 Quotes From People Who Demanded Respect
From a civil rights icon to a feminist who fought for women's rights, these ten social reformers spoke out for...
10 Quotes That Will Change the Way You Think About John Lennon
John Lennon, who would have turned 75 in October, wasn't all peace signs and love nests. These lines reveal the...
Rare, Behind-the-Scenes Photos of the Beatles from ‘Help!’
Fifty years ago, the movie Help! was released in theaters, and America and the rest of the world fell a...