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Do you live in the Nicest Place in America?
Andy Simmons is a features editor at Reader's Digest.
There Were Originally 12 Amendments to the Constitution. What Happened to the Other Two?
James Madison wrote a lot of them, some just didn't make the cut.
11 Cartoons Introverts Will Perfectly Understand
Let’s get this straight: Introverts are not necessarily shy nor have withdrawn from society....
11 Creepy Real Events That Actually Happened on Halloween
For some of us, October 31st is the most fun day of the year. For...
This Man Was Almost Swept Away in a Flood—Then a Stranger Stepped In
Unexpectedly, rushing waters grabbed hold of his vehicle and swept him away. He thought he...
7 Inventors Who Regretted Their Inventions
What do Labradoodles, Mother’s Day, and emoticons have in common? Their creators rue the...
10 Accidental Discoveries That Changed the World
From penicillin and anesthesia to saccharin and silly putty, chance played a major role in...
17 Sick Presidential Burns to Steal on “National Presidential Joke Day”
On August 11, 1984, President Ronald Reagan was conducting a sound check for a radio program. "My...
11 Great Ideas That Went Horribly Wrong
Word to the wise: Don't rob a bank while disguised as yourself.
20 Funny Science Jokes, According to Someone Who Once Got a B-Minus in Biology
These jokes about physics, chemistry, and everything in between are scientifically proven to get a...
The 10 Weirdest TV Shows of All Time
If you’re shocked that New Jersey housewives have their own reality TV show, you...
These 9 Outrageous Summer Camps Actually Exist
Would you send your kid to one?
12 Smart Jokes That Make You Sound Like a Genius
Do you long to be the funniest pompous twit in the room? Memorize these!
13 Secrets Your Restaurant Menu Won’t Tell You
Here are the tricks your favorite eateries use to separate you from your money.
9 Things Mosquitoes Absolutely Hate
Any product with DEET is the gold standard for repelling mosquitoes, but these will tick...
Here’s What Airbnb Reviews Would Look Like for Fictional Places
Just be glad the Three Little Pigs aren't your Airbnb host.
American Flag Etiquette: 10 Mistakes You Didn’t Realize You Were Making
We’ve checked with some patriotic organizations about how best to display Old Glory based...
The Most Hilarious Jokes of All Time, According to America’s Beloved Comedy Writers
Our expert panel of eight comedy legends met over pickles and pastrami to select the...
14 Horrifying Fried Foods at State Fairs
Craving a heart attack? Check out the fare at your local State Fair.
Everything You’ll Need to Know About Attending the Royal Wedding
Tom Markle and Doria Ragland request the pleasure of your company at the marriage of...
The 15 Unluckiest Dumb Criminals Ever
The best-laid schemes of mice and men often end in handcuffs.
9 Dumb Criminals Who Left Major Crime-Scene Evidence Behind
These criminals might still be plying their trade if only they'd picked up after themselves...
11 Days Historically Unluckier Than Friday the 13th
April 13th falls on a Friday this year. And many of us superstitious types will...
13 Odd and Creepy Real Things That Happened on Friday the 13th
Statistically, what happens on this superstitious day is no more bizarre than what goes on...
9 Hilarious Military Code Names You Won’t Believe Were Actually Used
Jimmy Fallon told his audience, "The Pentagon just announced that its fight against ISIS will...
This Cop Had an Extraordinary Response to a Noise Complaint—and It Changed a Community
A tense confrontation turns into a game changer for one officer and the teens in...
A Teenage Girl Voluntarily Went Into A Septic Tank to Save a Little Boy
She was the only one who could fit through the septic tank's small hole. Without...
8 Hysterically Bad Ideas That Actually Worked Out Well
Once in a while, someone in a position to know better responds to a truly...
10 of the Best and Worst Infomercial Products on the Market
We've all seen those "As Seen on TV" infomercial products, but which ones really work...
13 ‘Going Green’ Myths, Busted
The truth about when to turn off lights or use your air conditioner.
Comedians Share Their Most Useful (and Hilarious) Advice for Dads
IKEA furniture comes with more instructions than that crying infant you’ve brought home from...
Benefits of Being Messy: 7 Reasons It’s Better to Be a Slob
Cleanliness may be next to Godliness, but sloppiness is a lot easier. And there are...
This Single Mom Suspected Illegal Activity at Work—and Broke Open a National Banking Scandal
“I felt like Erin Brockovich. Here’s little me against big Wells Fargo.”