In June 2013, as rising flood waters displaced 80,000 people in the Calgary area, the staff at the city's zoo trapped meerkats, herded skittish giraffes and MacGyvered hippo cages in their quest to keep 200 creatures alive.>>
What's online from the Reader's Digest January 2012 issue
Check out these bonus online features, as mentioned in the January 2012 edition of Reader's Digest.
The Working Mom's Handbook
Sarah Jessica Parker has the career mom life down-pat in the new hit movie, I Don't Know How She Does It. Find out how you can achieve the same balance in your life.
7 Foods for Fighting Pain
Tired of taking too many pills? Find out which unlikely foods can actually help reduce some common problems.
The World's 10 Most Exclusive Private Islands
Explore the luxurious world of the rich and famous with these outrageously expensive island retreats.
10 Things You Didn't Know About Cats
Think you know cats? Get the scoop on some truly surprising feline facts.
5 More Things To Do with Bleach
Take this common household cleaner and put it to work with these practical ideas.
10 Recommended Adult Vaccines
Yes - adults need vaccines, too. Find out which ones can save your life.
6 Common Dog Questions Answered
Perplexed by your pooch? Take a look at the answers to these common dog questions.
Stretches to Do at Work
Gain flexablity while sitting at your desk with these in-office stretching techniques.
3 Ways to Avoid Travel Scams
Keep these additional tips in mind to prevent scams the next time you travel.
4 Steps to Finding the Right Financial Advisor For You
Check out these tips to find the right financial advisor for you.
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Dollars and Sense
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My Story: Insult to Injury
Take steps to avoid the most common sports injuries, with this how-to guide.
The RD Interview - Olivia Chow: Life After Jack
See annotated outtakes from Reader's Digest's exclusive photo shoot with Olivia Chow.
Check out our anti-cancer diet plan.
Fight fraud and keep your cash safe by following six debit-card safety tips.
Prepare for all things weird, wacky and wonderful at Canada's six strangest museums.
Inside the January 2011 Edition
- The RD Interview: Life After Jack: Olivia Chow on love, politics and the art of whistling.
- Medical Breakthroughs 2012: Canada's most clever, unexpected and significant advances of the year.
- Nonprofit Predators: Fraud: The dirty secret threatening nonprofits across the country.
- Quick Study: Champagne: There was a time when bubbly was considered low quality. Let's raise a glass to progress.
- Dataville: A dot-com entrepreneur turns a Cold War bunker into a high-tech haven.
- Visual Aids: Behind the canvas with the winners of the RBC Canadian Painting Competition.
- Editor's Choice: Blood Brothers: In 1984 an Iranian soldier saves his enemy's life on the battlefield. Twenty years later in Vancouver, the favour is repaid.
Thanks to an innovative training program, 60 dogs changed one inmate's life as much as he changed theirs.>>
Luca "Lazylegz" Patuelli can spin, slide and hop despite needing crutches since childhood. Now the Montreal b-boy is teaching kids with disabilities there are no limits.>>
On the notorious stretch between Fort McMurray and Edmonton, a jackknifed semi gushed diesel onto the road. Maurice Poirier raced toward a crumpled SUV and a woman yelling for help.>>
Ottawa student Josh Stern hatches a selfless cause for a selfie generation.>>
The corn in the silo swallowed Arick Baker like quicksand. He was alone in the stifling darkness, being slowly crushed to death.>>
After a terrifying mid-air collision, 11 jumpers scramble to escape their planes. A story of survival against all odds.>>
A derailed train, a massive explosion, 47 dead. One year later, the Quebec town of 6,000 is still reeling as it negotiates its recovery.>>
On June 6, 1944, 14,500 Canadians were cracking codes, dropping paratroopers and dodging bullets as part of the largest military assault force ever assembled. On the 70th anniversary of D-Day, we share first-hand accounts of the people who made it happen.>>
As he released the car’s back hatch, John glimpsed an image he’ll never forget: the boy’s blond hair waving, his limp arms suspended overhead.>>
Cryptozoologists face long hours, probable divorce and societal scorn. Still, they take to the forest looking for something bigger—and hairier—than themselves.>>
A young family’s first trip abroad dredges up parental insecurities.>>