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      8 Jimmy Carter Quotes That Will Make You Proud to be American

      Jimmy Carter, the 39th U.S. president and 2002 winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, turns 91 in October. Here's what...


      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...


      12 Wise and Witty Groucho Marx Sayings That Basically Say It All

      Julius Henry (Groucho) Marx was born 125 years ago on October 2, 1890. To celebrate his birthday, here are our...


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      10 Joyous ‘Peanuts’ Quotes Guaranteed to Improve Your Day

      Charles Schulz debuted his first-ever Peanuts comic strip on October 2nd, 1950, in nine newspapers around America. 65 years and...


      11 Quotes From Female Supreme Court Justices That Will Give You a Major Confidence Boost

      On September 25, 1981, Sandra Day O'Connor was sworn in as the first female Supreme Court Justice. Since then, three...


      7 Outrageous Things We Just Learned About Bill Murray (And 1 Incredibly Nice One)

      'The Big Bad Book of Bill Murray' by Robert Schnakenberg (Quirk), is an encyclopedia of all that is Murray. Here...


      8 Oh-So-Oprah Quotes That Will Help You Seize the Day

      Wish you had a little Oprah Winfrey in your pocket who would give you advice when you needed it most?...

      The Mystery and Wonder of a Marked-Up Library Book

      Author Gary Soto couldn't help but wonder, "Who was the person who'd marked up my library book?"


      56 Weird and Wonderful Facts about ‘The Wizard of Oz’

      Since its release in 1939, the 'Wizard of Oz' is thought to be the most viewed film ever—and certainly one...


      Read Like an NBA All-Star: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Tells Us His 10 Favorite Books

      You know him as the NBA's all-time leading scorer, but Abdul-Jabbar, now a bestselling author and Time.com columnist, is also...


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      9 Wise Quotes From Will Rogers That Are Absolutely Worth Memorizing

      On August 15, 1935, the great humorist and truth sayer Will Rogers died in an airplane crash at the age...


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      8 Smart Uses for Your Kitchen Sponge You Haven’t Tried

      The lowly kitchen sponge can play several important roles around the house. Here's how to use a sponge for more...


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      8 J.K. Rowling Quotes to Motivate You Through Any Slump

      The world would be a lot less magical if not for J.K. Rowling and her beloved Harry Potter books. In...


      19 Things You Never Knew About Harper Lee and ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

      Curious about the famously mysterious author of 'To Kill a Mockingbird' and the forthcoming book 'Go Set a Watchman'? Here,...


      7 Photos That Prove There’s Nothing Better Than Being a Dog on Cape Cod

      For our four-legged friends, heaven is a place called Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Just take a look at these crazy-happy canines...

      9 of the Most Inspiring, Powerful Quotes from Pope Francis on Climate Change

      On June 18, 2015, Pope Francis releases a 184-page encyclical addressing the threat that global warming poses to our human...


      40 Shocking Facts About the Filming of ‘Jaws’

      Fascinating trivia to celebrate the 42nd anniversary of this classic summer thriller.


      Finish This Sentence: The Title of My Autobiography Would Be…

      Finish this sentence below, then go to facebook.com/readersdigest for a chance to complete the newest sentence.


      7 of the World’s Most Adorable Grandmas Share Their Favorite, Classic Recipes

      There are few things in this world that bring people together like a good meal. In the new book In...


      7 Shockingly Beautiful Art Installations That Will Stop You In Your Tracks

      What happens when you suspend a giant disco ball above a city walkway during the night? People look up from...

      The Best of the Reader’s Digest Poetry Contest

      Meet the Winners of the 2015 Reader’s Digest Poetry Contest We received over 4,800 entries from readers. We are pleased


      7 Poems to Remind You of the Beauty of Nature

      In honor of #NationalPoetryMonth, some of our favorite submissions from the 2015 Reader's Digest Poetry Contest touch on the many...


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      10 Wise Quotes You Can Use to Stop an Argument In Its Tracks

      Great thinkers speak the truth about the senselessness of squabbles.


      A Peek Inside Cuba: 8 Never-Before-Seen Photos From Beyond Havana

      With direct flights between the U.S. and Cuba starting this summer, many people will begin to explore the once-inaccessible island...


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      14 Abraham Lincoln Quotes That Are Truly Modern Rules to Live By

      One hundred fifty years after his assassination, Abraham Lincoln remains one of America’s most influential presidents. These words of wisdom...


      10 Teary-Eyed Poems on Love, Loss, and the Meaning of Life

      In honor of #NationalPoetryMonth, our favorite submissions from the 2015 Reader's Digest Poetry Contest reflect on life's major emotional moments,...