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8 Eye-Popping Art Park Sculptures
Want to see something cool? Take a trip to these awe-inspiring oases of art, on...
Weird News Round-Up: Bieber Loses Monkey, Guinea Pig Consumption Rises
There were notable losses this week—film critic Roger Ebert, artist Carmine Infantino, and America's...
Looking Back: Ebert’s First Review in Reader’s Digest
Movie lovers worldwide today mourn the passing of Roger Ebert, the famed film critic who...
50,000 Shades of Grey: The Wonder of Bookless Libraries
What if you could fit a library’s entire collection in the palm of your...
Baseball Trivia: 9 Moments That Changed the Game Forever
As the new baseball season gets underway, a look back at the deals, rule changes,...
Who Said It Best: ‘Game of Thrones’ or ‘Girls’?
You don’t need to be a Targaryen or a twenty-something to get great insight...
Social Media Trends: Get Pinned, Go to Jail
Forget "cake in a mug": One small town newspaper is using Pinterest to put criminals behind bars.
To Catch an Identity Thief
Karen Lodrick ordered a latte at Starbucks while waiting nervously for the bank on San...
Weird News Round-Up: Vatican Loves Batman, Edible Hotel Opens
As with recent weeks, the Vatican, Batman, and Dennis Rodman seem to be hot topics....
11 Questions I Think Paul Rudd Has Secretly Always Wanted to Be Asked in an Interview
What girl doesn't dream of spending an evening in a fancy hotel's penthouse suite with...
We Found Mad Men Season 6 Plots in Reader’s Digest!
Who knew the answers to the new season of AMC's hit show were hiding in our November 1967 issue.
6 Weird Kickstarters That Actually Got Funded
Follow your dreams—if these wacky Kickstarter projects can find crowdfunding, so can yours!
Weird News Round-Up: Killer Bees Swarm Tampa, Batman Is Real
There's the big news this week- a recovering U.S. economy, North Korea threatening nuclear...
13 Surprising Things You Didn’t Know About Being Pope
He's the Holy Father, but he's also a man, and running the Church is a...
Awesome Life Advice from Your Favorite Superheroes
If you're looking to seize "a day, unlike any other!" remember these encouraging quotes, culled...
Read It Here: The World’s Happiest Tweet
Could be they've got too much time on their hands, but researchers sifted though 10 million...
Weird News Round-Up: Rodman Loves a Dictator; Jersey Shore Sea Monster
The sequester may be this week's most important news item, but automatic spending cuts and...
Finally, a Funny Sequester Story
Sequestration jokes from Reader's Digest's humor department.
Funny: The 2013 Academy Awards They Forgot to Hand Out
We're all about Jennifer Lawrence tripping out on victory…but who were the real champions...
Rx Drugs on Screen: Writer Scott Z. Burns Talks ‘Side Effects’
Released this weekend to general critical acclaim but soft box office numbers, Side Effects is...
What’s Your News IQ? And Other Fun, Challenging Quizzes
Sure, the news is widely available and readily accessible thanks to social media, but how...
300-Word History Lesson: Colin Powell and the WMDs That Didn’t Exist
Ten years ago this week, in a presentation to the United Nations Security Council that...
A Book We Love (And You Should Read) Earns a Well-Deserved Nomination
We said it back in our July/August issue when we ran a big excerpt...
Super Bowl Ads: Show Us the Money!
It's no secret that Super Bowl commercials can be just as riveting as the glory...
Test Your Brain Power and Fight World Hunger At the Same Time
Did you know that hunger is the world's number one health risk? It kills more...
Concertgoers, Rejoice: Ticketmaster Kills Those Annoying Wiggly Nonsense Words We All Hate to Type
As someone who buys upwards of 100 tickets a year on Ticketmaster.com, the bane of...
Why Wait? The Beatles’ 50th Anniversary Party Starts Now!
A year from now, we'll all be caught up in the hype and craziness surrounding...
Reality Rocks: Amazing Documentaries to Fit Every Mood
When it comes to film, there's a time for romance, comedy and, yes, even romantic...
Happy Birthday to the Invention That Changed Music Forever
How do musical instruments talk to one another in an electronic age? They use MIDI—...
5 Great TV Shows that Changed the World
These iconic programs made us safer, healthier, quippier, and more tuneful.
Equal Rights for Warriors: Pentagon Ends Ban on Women in Combat
This move by the Pentagon will have historic implications.
Must-Reads: Remembering LBJ’s Final Days
This Tuesday marks the 40th anniversary of his death, but President Lyndon Johnson still looms...