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Reader's Digest

Oct 01 2021
Magazine

In this era of information overload, Reader’s Digest offers something unique: the very best advice, information and inspiration from multiple sources, condensed into an easy-to-read digest. In each issue you’ll get trusted, time-saving insights about Health, Personal Finance, Work, Family, and National issues, PLUS exclusive book excerpts, news-making interviews, and humor.

A Long Road Home

LETTERS • NOTES ON THE July/August ISSUE

Furnishing Hope • For ex-foster children to have a seat at the table, first they need a seat and a table

Breath of Life

Speaking Fluent Fatherlish • Dads have a language all their own, one that’s not difficult to decipher

WE FOUND A FIX • 5 TRICKS TO Improve Your Life*

LIFE IN THESE United States

I Am Coconut … A Killer Nut? Not Even Close

HOW TO BE (Slightly) FUNNIER • Humor is a muscle we all have, and flexing it often helps in any life situation.

Keep Current with Facts About Electric Cars

LAUGHTER • THE BEST Medicine

The Reunion of a Lifetime

WHERE, OH WHERE? • An RD PHOTO QUIZ

Something to Sneeze At • Adult-onset allergies are on the rise. It’s never too late to get treated.

WHAT IS... Antimicrobial Fabric

I Didn’t Start Working Out Until I Turned 70

News FROM THE WORLD OF MEDICINE

QUOTABLE QUOTES

ALL in a Day’s WORK

Pet Besties • Meet the winners of our first America’s Best Pet Pals contest. Warm fuzzies guaranteed!

Besties Most Likely to Go Viral

Oldest Pet Pal • Bozo the Desert Tortoise

Proudest Protectors • Rue and Finn

THE NEW TRUTH ABOUT CHOLESTEROL • The latest research and information will help you keep your levels in check

HUMOR in UNIFORM

RUN OVER BY A SPEED BOAT • A gruesome accident nearly killed CARTER VISS. Healing from his injuries would be tough; forgiving the boat’s driver, even tougher.

YOUR TRUE STORIES • IN 100 Words

GOLDEN GIRL • My mom’s 80th-birthday tattoo is just the latest example of her wild newfound independence

Get More Book for Your Buck

THE TRACTOR WAR • If you buy a machine—be it a smartphone or a combine—you should be able to fix it, right? Big Tech says no. Ordinary Joes say yes. Witness the biggest battle in the right-torepair movement, being fought on farms across America.

DIRT CAN’T HIDE • HOW A STEALTH TEAM OF CHEMISTS DISCOVERED A MIX OF MOLECULES THAT CHANGED LAUNDRY FOREVER

The 19 Other Most Trusted Home and Family Brands

BRAIN GAMES • 7 Pages TO SHARPEN Your Mind

WORD POWER • Mark Twain once wrote, “When in doubt, tell the truth.” That’s good advice, but who among us hasn’t told a little white lie-or a whopper? This month’s words relate to facts, fiction, and the gray areas between. Once you get to the bottom of this quiz, turn to the next page for the moment of truth.

PHOTO FINISH • Your Funniest captions


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News & Politics

Languages

English

In this era of information overload, Reader’s Digest offers something unique: the very best advice, information and inspiration from multiple sources, condensed into an easy-to-read digest. In each issue you’ll get trusted, time-saving insights about Health, Personal Finance, Work, Family, and National issues, PLUS exclusive book excerpts, news-making interviews, and humor.

A Long Road Home

LETTERS • NOTES ON THE July/August ISSUE

Furnishing Hope • For ex-foster children to have a seat at the table, first they need a seat and a table

Breath of Life

Speaking Fluent Fatherlish • Dads have a language all their own, one that’s not difficult to decipher

WE FOUND A FIX • 5 TRICKS TO Improve Your Life*

LIFE IN THESE United States

I Am Coconut … A Killer Nut? Not Even Close

HOW TO BE (Slightly) FUNNIER • Humor is a muscle we all have, and flexing it often helps in any life situation.

Keep Current with Facts About Electric Cars

LAUGHTER • THE BEST Medicine

The Reunion of a Lifetime

WHERE, OH WHERE? • An RD PHOTO QUIZ

Something to Sneeze At • Adult-onset allergies are on the rise. It’s never too late to get treated.

WHAT IS... Antimicrobial Fabric

I Didn’t Start Working Out Until I Turned 70

News FROM THE WORLD OF MEDICINE

QUOTABLE QUOTES

ALL in a Day’s WORK

Pet Besties • Meet the winners of our first America’s Best Pet Pals contest. Warm fuzzies guaranteed!

Besties Most Likely to Go Viral

Oldest Pet Pal • Bozo the Desert Tortoise

Proudest Protectors • Rue and Finn

THE NEW TRUTH ABOUT CHOLESTEROL • The latest research and information will help you keep your levels in check

HUMOR in UNIFORM

RUN OVER BY A SPEED BOAT • A gruesome accident nearly killed CARTER VISS. Healing from his injuries would be tough; forgiving the boat’s driver, even tougher.

YOUR TRUE STORIES • IN 100 Words

GOLDEN GIRL • My mom’s 80th-birthday tattoo is just the latest example of her wild newfound independence

Get More Book for Your Buck

THE TRACTOR WAR • If you buy a machine—be it a smartphone or a combine—you should be able to fix it, right? Big Tech says no. Ordinary Joes say yes. Witness the biggest battle in the right-torepair movement, being fought on farms across America.

DIRT CAN’T HIDE • HOW A STEALTH TEAM OF CHEMISTS DISCOVERED A MIX OF MOLECULES THAT CHANGED LAUNDRY FOREVER

The 19 Other Most Trusted Home and Family Brands

BRAIN GAMES • 7 Pages TO SHARPEN Your Mind

WORD POWER • Mark Twain once wrote, “When in doubt, tell the truth.” That’s good advice, but who among us hasn’t told a little white lie-or a whopper? This month’s words relate to facts, fiction, and the gray areas between. Once you get to the bottom of this quiz, turn to the next page for the moment of truth.

PHOTO FINISH • Your Funniest captions


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