Believe it or not, the Duchess of Cambridge was once just like us.
Animals we think of as prehistoric lived long enough to have their picture drawn and some “modern” inventions are older than we think.
Ancient cultures had a sweet reasoning behind it.
Ever wondered why soccer balls are black and white, bubble gum is pink and prize ribbons are blue? We found out the answers to those and other colourful head-scratchers.
Think you have what it takes to win Jeopardy!? You’ll have to brush up on some of these topics—these truly confounded the contestants.
These lucky creatures have found the fountain of youth.
There are some human errors that only humans can catch.
It turns out she has a very eclectic taste in music.
Winning isn’t everything… except actually, it is.
Seeing the movie doesn’t count! If you skimmed these in school, take a closer, grown-up look with RD.com books editor Dawn Raffel.
Time to unleash the ruff stuff when it comes to puns! Like a dog with a punny bone, we await your ap-paws!
There’s nothing like a bona fide feel-good ending to lift your spirits. Get ready to cry tears of joy with this classic collection of happily ever afters.
Classic jokes are oral traditions that get passed from person to person for decades until someone decides to write them down. Here’s where they came from.
The complicated, confusing issue of British royal titles—explained.
We’ve long accepted green and red as the official colours of Christmas, but the real reason behind that association dates back centuries.
There’s no such thing as a harmless typo.
Spoiler alert: you may never order grilled octopus again.
With about 20 vowel sounds, 25 consonant sounds, and numerous irregularities in spellings and pronunciations, English can be a tricky language for foreigners to learn. If you’re struggling, you’re not alone when it comes to deciphering these hard-to-pronounce words.
The day had dawned crisp and clear, but early spring can be an unpredictable time on northern roads. Ernest Castel and his passengers would soon be stranded in their car, buried under a massive Manitoba snowstorm.
Canadian opera sensation Measha Brueggergosman on drama, faith and the wisdom that carries her through.