Aretha Franklin was a shining light in soul music and the women’s liberation and civil rights movements. Take a look back at the life of one of the greatest performers of all time, who passed away on August 16 at the age of 76.
There’s big and then there’s really big. Here are the largest, heaviest, and tallest animals to ever live on the land and in the sea.
In honour of Women’s Equality Day, a look back at the single moments in history when, for women, doors of opportunity suddenly flung open.
Canadians, read this and weep: Workers in these countries get two to three times as long for their lunch breaks. Here’s how the other half lives—and the trade-offs this lifestyle requires.
We’re not just fission for laughs here.
Cases can go cold for a variety of reasons, and when they do, it’s incredibly frustrating. But it looks like we’re going to have to accept that these crimes are never going to be solved.
With a fun attitude and a messy kitchen, Alexis Hillyard creates limb difference awareness—and cooks up delicious vegan meals in the process.
Imagine discovering as an adult that another person has been living an entirely different life with your face, temperament and genes.
Take a sneak peek at the latest issue of Reader’s Digest Canada—headed to a mailbox (and newsstand) near you!
What were Bruce Springsteen and The Beatles really trying to say?
Stuck in an elevator? These holes can help you out.
These strange facts prove the world really is a mysterious place.
If you think the tiny pocket on your jeans is useless, think again.
Princess Diana endured an unhappy marriage and died young in a tragic car crash. And it gets worse: members of her own family secretly disregarded her final wishes. Here’s the story.
The planet is almost 40,000 kilometres around and 4.54 billion years old, and humans are still discovering some of the amazing secrets it’s hiding.
Let’s take a walk back in time to the early 1900s—what did everyday things look like back then?
Thanks to Hollywood and generations of misinformation, most people don’t know the truth behind these 10 historical figures.
Who does the British royal family like to hang out with? Their choice of pals is often unexpected.
Word to the wise: Don’t rob a bank while disguised as yourself.
Not quite a year after her divorce from Prince Charles was finalized, the last 12 weeks of Princess Diana’s life were a mixture of hope, love and disappointment.