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We Can’t Be Friends If You Don’t Follow These People on Instagram
At its best, social media like Instagram can connect you with amazing individuals that inspire...
What Unites These States?
Philip Caputo traveled from Key West, Florida, to Deadhorse, Alaska, asking everyday Americans what holds...
Here’s a Smart Test—and a Devilish Quiz
Reader's Digest first ran these deceptively easy questions in 1970. Not one person in a hundred...
What Star Gazing Looks Like From the Last of the Wild Roads
At the crest between valleys, I take out binoculars, and in turn they take my...
6 Global Warming Effects That May Surprise You
You might already think of global warming effects as melting ice, rising seas, stronger hurricanes....
21 New Games and Fun Apps to Brighten Your Day
There's something for everyone in our top picks of websites and apps that are sure...
6 Creative Ways to Save Endangered Languages Before They Disappear
Each year twenty-five languages die out, but these groups are developing creative ways to keep...
Gorgeous, Meet Gross: 4 Lovely Locales Ruined By Massive Trash
From the tallest mountain to the largest ocean, no place on earth (or beyond) is...
What You Should Know About the Keystone XL Pipeline
Read up on this controversial project that could affect gas prices, the environment, and more.
5 Flash Mob Videos That Will Brighten Your Day
Sometimes all you need is a little spontaneous song and dance to make you smile....
Animal Skulls Like You’ve Never Seen Them Before
It's easy to recognize a human head beneath its flesh, but some of these animal...
5 Can’t-Lose Poker Strategy Tips for Seven-Card Stud
Playing some seven-card stud? Hone your poker strategy and avoid a tough fold with these...
Weird News: When Super Heroes Behave Badly
A punch in the gut, pepper spray in the face? Superheroes on Hollywood Boulevard may...
5 Innovative Artists Who Redefined How Art Is Created
They fly high above cities. They make sculptures of single grains of sand. Prepare to...
Oh, the Irony: Which U.S. Leaders Said One Thing, But Did Another?
We'd like to think we can trust all of our elected officials and men in...
5 True Twists You Didn’t See Coming from M. Night Shyamalan
The master storyteller shared some tales of his own.
6 People Who Were Too Sexy for Their Own Good
We all want to look our best, right? But for these people, it posed a real problem.
Weird News Round-Up: Woman Dies and Comes Back to Life During Childbirth
If ever you should find yourself screaming for an epidural, take heed: It could be...
Reader’s Digest Picks the Best Summer Reading for 2013
From serious literature to serious fun, our books editor Dawn Raffel selects the summer's hottest...
Study: Why Your Brain Remembers More From Facebook Than Actual Books
The closer something is to natural speech, the better we remember it. Dude.
7 Classic Novels We’d Love to See in 3D
For me, the new 3D version of F. Scott Fitzgerald's masterpiece The Great Gatsby was...
Reader’s Digest Trust Poll: Here’s What Shocked Us the Most
To understand how our trust instinct shapes our culture, we compiled a list of over 200...
Reader’s Digest Trust Poll: The 100 Most Trusted People in America
Reader's Digest teamed up with research firm The Wagner Group to poll over 1,000 Americans and...
Infographic: What Were the Biggest Surprises From Our Trust Poll?
We teamed up with research firm The Wagner Group to poll over 1,000 Americans and discover...
Reader’s Digest Trust Poll: Which Celeb Did You Trust More?
We paired up movie stars, game show hosts, technologists and more to see who America...
Infographic: The Most Trusted Professions in America
We averaged the rankings of the individuals tested in each category of our trust poll...
Why Robin Roberts Is the Most Trusted Woman on Television
Editor-in-chief Liz Vaccariello sat down with Robin Roberts to talk about life-or-death decisions, “shining the...
Infographic: Why We Trust Certain Faces and Distrust Others
Why do we trust certain people and distrust others? The key might be in these...
20 Reasons You’re Happy You Don’t Live in Winterfell
Sometimes it looks glamorous: the castle, the feasts, the silk dresses and the gold (assuming...
Weird News Round-Up: Worst First Date Ever, Senator Proposes Seersucker Ban
This week's oddest headlines will make you thankful for even the lamest first dates, your...
Who Said It Best: ‘Veep’ or Real Life VP Joe Biden?
Vice President Joe Biden is well known for his garrulousness, but how does his loquacity...
How Do You Clip Your Nails in Space? and Other Weird Questions, Answered
Because some things you just need to know.