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Better Than a Leg Lamp: A Stocking Full of ‘Christmas Story’ Trivia
It's time once again to gather around the TV and watch Ralphie Parker and his...
If Only: The Best Unmade Movies of 2012
The end of the year is often a time of reflection, with "Best Of" lists...
Got a Minute? Get a Story
Want to download a quick, compelling, no-cost read? A free app called Bookslinger treats you...
GIF Fever: You’ve Never Seen So Many Cute Dogs (And Cats)
Remember how the Oxford American Dictionary deemed "GIF" its word of the year? Well, Buzzfeed...
When Dad Has Dementia: 7 Secrets to Better Communication
Alzheimer’s and related dementias (there is said to be more than 50 types) do more...
Simple Strategies for Talking About the Future with Aging Parents
If you’re worried about bringing up the sensitive topic of aging with your parents,...
Using Technology to Help Care for Your Aging Parents
Living far away from your aging parents can be challenging, but advances in technology are...
Study: Alzheimer’s Symptoms Reduced By Music
Creating a soothing environment and positive atmosphere with music is a great way for caregivers...
Willie Nelson Has More Friends Than You
Willie Nelson's book "Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die" is part memoir...
Could Sugary Drinks Contribute to Cancer Risk?
A Swedish study suggests that men who drink one "normal-sized" soft drink per day might...
New Trend: Cyber-Compliments
Cyberbullying is widespread enough to necessitate a Cyberbullying Research Center, but a new trend could...
Why I Broke Up With Football
A sportswriter and longtime fan won’t be tuning in to watch football anymore, and...
The Year’s Best Photos
Whether you want a refresher on the national and international news of 2012, or you just...
It’s a Wonderful @#$%^& Life!
My family’s favorite Christmas tradition is the annual Driving of the Father Crazy by...
5 Reasons to See ‘Zero Dark Thirty’
Director Kathryn Bigelow's follow-up to her Oscar-winning film The Hurt Locker is generating buzz nearly...
Good Night, Earth: Amazing Photos from Space
Want to get away from it all for a few minutes? I mean, really away...
The Only Fiscal Cliff Guide You’ll Need This Holiday Season
The news media is abuzz with talk of the impending fiscal cliff—a series of...
Travel Everywhere (Man!) with Johnny Cash
Johnny Cash has been everywhere (man!) and a clever project from British web developer Iain...
Oh, yes! The 30th Anniversary of “Thriller”
2012 has brought us many iconic anniversaries—Reader's Digest celebrates 90 years, the Oreo is now 100 years...
White House Holiday: Let Bo Be Your Guide
The White House may be beautifully decked for the holidays, but it's left to the...
The Worst (But Funniest) Way to Kill a Spider
In our household, my wife’s job is to cook, clean, take care of our...
‘But Mom, They’re Art!’ Major Museum Adds Video Games to Collection
New York's Museum of Modern Art—better known as MoMA—announced Thursday that 14 video games...
Magic Tricks Revealed, By Teller: 7 Ways to Fool the Brain
How do magic tricks work? Teller, of Penn & Teller, pulls back the curtain on human perception.
? New Book Celebrates its Hilarious History
Sixty years ago, a new magazine took newsstands by storm. It was smart, funny, irreverent,...
Top Christmas Movies Guaranteed to Get You in the Holiday Spirit
Cozy up to these top holiday classic Christmas movies.
What Would a 51-State Flag Look Like?
With Puerto Rican statehood in the news once again, Smithsonian magazine's excellent Design Decoded blog...
Must See: Insanely Addictive Websites
Warning: These websites are highly addictive and may cause you to waste massive amounts of...
The Word of the Year Is…Just 3 Letters Long
What better way to kick off the season of year-end lists than with the announcement...
Fun Freebie: Stylish Snail Mail is a Hit
When's the last time you got a real, handwritten letter in the mail? Feeling nostalgic,...
Why Do Top Students Cheat?
Cheating has gone from a nasty habit to a nationwide epidemic. In March,nine seniors...
Funky Map Shows State Size According to Votes
An awesome new feature on Slate offers a unique look at America: What would our...
Your End-of-the-World App Checklist
Last week, the unthinkable happened: I found myself waiting in line to use a payphone....