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...
We Corrected the Grammar of 10 Classic Songs—And Made Them Way Worse
Actually, Janis, I think you mean, "Bobby McGee and I."
19 Times the President Was the Funniest Person In America
From Lincoln to Roosevelt and Reagan to Obama, every president has to play comedian-in-chief when duty calls.
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...
Beyond Inspiring: How One Woman’s Poem Saved an Entire Forest
Can a few lines of verse rescue thousands of redwoods? That depends on who reads them.
16 Kick-Butt Military Movie Quotes That Will Fill You With Adrenaline
Get ready to tingle with patriotism.
11 Early Reading Habits That Make Young Kids Love Books
How parents read to babies, toddlers, and preschoolers can have a huge impact on how much they love reading and...
7 Children’s Books Every Adult Needs to Read Again
When you were a child, did you stop in the middle of reading 'Green Eggs and Ham' and think, 'Hey,...
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.
The Power of Music: How Billie Holiday Showed Me the Beauty in Hardship
A pianist reflects on the beautiful soundtrack to her life
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.
7 Things Your Favorite Type of Music Can Predict About Your Personality
Which music genre says you're more creative, and which says you're selfish? Find out here.
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...
8 Iconic TV Roles and the Shocking Actors Who Almost Played Them
Some actors are so closely associated with a specific role or TV series that it's hard to imagine he or...