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13 April Fools’ Pranks That Went Horribly Wrong
An April Fools' prank is always hilarious...that is, until things go terribly, terribly, wrong. Here are the worst April Fools' Day pranks of all time.
This Lovely Little Story Proves Why You Should Always Be Nice to Drive-Thru Workers
Dozens of My Friends Are Infected with Coronavirus—Here’s What They Want You to Know
I Have Coronavirus—And I Know Exactly Who Gave It to Me
My Husband and I Got Laid Off the Same Week—This Is the Only Thing That Saved Us from Becoming Homeless
These Uplifting Stories of Neighbors Helping During Coronavirus Will Inspire You to Do the Same
A Cop Just Happened to Be in the Right Place at the Right Time to Save a 12-Day-Old Baby’s Life
“Do not let this baby die in front of her mother and grandmother.”
A Man Heard an Elderly Woman Was About to Lose Her House, So He Gave Her the Money to Keep It
When a Detroit man heard a woman was about to lose her house, he opened...
I Stayed in a Bubble in the Jungle to Get Closer to Elephants
On the far northern border of Thailand, there's an enchanted jungle where you can sleep...
20 Stunning Rainbow Photos That Will Brighten Your Day
Whether taken in a national park or their own backyards, these amazing pictures from readers...
I Have Asperger’s—And I Found My Dream Job in Las Vegas
Your biggest challenges can ultimately help you discover your biggest strengths.
5 Times Adopting a Homeless Animal Saved the Owners’ Lives Too
Because pets are the emotional, physical, and spiritual gift we didn’t know we needed.
How Being a Girl Scout Saved My Life
Their tight-knit Buddy System was a literal life-saver.
The Night I Met Einstein
This Reader's Digest Classic of "My Most Unforgettable Character" offers a lesson in life—and...
42 Everyday Fixes to Survive Basically Anything
Stay calm. Gather your wits. We’re going to get through this together. Here, our...
Anonymous Donor Writes Check for $55,000 After Reading a Reader’s Digest Article
In one of the Nicest Places in America, high school students lead the way in...
14 Years After a Fatal Diagnosis, This Man Ran His 18th Straight Marathon
After experiencing a slew of potentially deadly heart problems, Randy Lazer always had a new...
I Was Personally Blamed for the Terrorist Attacks on 9/11—Here’s What Happened
You've heard a whole host of stories about the terrorist attacks on 9/11, but you probably...
I Was a TSA Agent for 2 Years—And This Is Why You’re Getting Stopped at Security
There are so many rumors swirling around the TSA: Did they flag me because they...
30 Women Pioneers Who Changed the World
Whether they are already household names or a hidden figure deserving of more recognition (and...
16 Incredible Women You Didn’t Learn About in History Class
From mathematicians to athletes to entrepreneurs, here are the empowering stories of women you may...
I Tried Bringing a Banana Through Airport Security—And I Got Put on a Watch List
It started with a banana. It ended with more than a year of secondary searches,...
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His Parachute Got Stuck on the Plane’s Wheel and He Was Suspended in Midair with Little Chance of Survival—Then Another Plane Came to His Rescue
Almost 80 years after it unfolded in the sky over San Diego, a nearly impossible rescue...
After Getting Stranded at the Top of a Waterfall, These Rafters Were Saved After Sending a Message in a Bottle Over the Falls
It was a long shot... but it worked.
A UPS Driver Rescued a Dog from a Frozen Pond Without Hesitation
He heard a cry for help and immediately tracked it down.
This Woman Gives Free Haircuts to Those Less Fortunate and Her Simple Act of Kindness is Starting to Spread
Wheeling her red chair and scissors around the city, a salon owner gives out-of-luck strangers...