Culture

Let us entertain you! Here, you’ll find collections of Canada’s funniest jokes, as well as our guides to the best streaming content on Netflix, brain-teasing trivia, and insightful takes on pop culture.

The Highest-Rated Movies on Netflix Canada, According to Rotten Tomatoes

Can't decide what to watch? Start with this list of guaranteed fresh flicks.

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10 Tweets About Driving That Will Make You Laugh Out Loud

How to parallel park: Step 1 - Park somewhere else.


Could You Really Be Jailed for Failing to Complete the Census?

If you’re tempted to “forget” to fill out the questionnaire, don’t.


Every James Bond Movie Ranked—From Worst to Best

We review and rank each of 007's globe-trotting adventures from worst to best.


Good News Stories From Around the World That Will Brighten Your Day

The most heartwarming and inspirational good news stories from across the globe.

The Best Thrillers on Netflix Canada You Need to Watch Right Now

From nail-biting murder mysteries to pulse-pounding capers, here are our most suspenseful picks.


Funny Father’s Day Jokes to Share With Dad

Enjoy this collection of vintage Father's Day jokes and anecdotes pulled from the Reader's Digest Canada archives.

The Best Songs to Help You Sleep, According to Science

Sit back, relax and listen. Based on the latest research, this playlist of the best songs to help you sleep...


How to Write a Memoir

Penning your life story can be daunting. But writing your memoir is worth it—for you and your potential readers. Here’s...


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Two-Thirds of Canadians Polled Don’t Want Prince Charles to Be King

If some people had their way, the next king of England wouldn't be the man who's been in line for...


The Best Marilyn Monroe Movies—Ranked

Although Marilyn Monroe appeared in more than 25 films over the course of her career, these classic flicks stand...

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Facebook Messenger Scams Are on the Rise—Here’s How to Protect Yourself

Facebook Messenger scams are "rare," according to Facebook. Our experts say otherwise. Whichever is true, falling for one can be...


The Year Canada Didn’t Have a Summer

The fascinating story of how a natural disaster on the other side of the world made the summer of...


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The 25 Best Canadian Movies Ever

Esteemed film critic Linda Barnard shares 25 all-time classics every Canadian should add to their watch list.


Here’s Why Queen Elizabeth Celebrates Two Birthdays Every Year

Two birthdays—just another perk of being Queen.


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What Are the Plans for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in Canada?

The celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign are deeply rooted in royal jubilee traditions of the...

What You Need to Know About Learning a New Language

These ten tips and tricks can help you learn faster—and smarter—plus help you cope with beginner's frustration.


Canada’s Most Notorious Cold Cases

With the help of cutting-edge technology, amateur and professional detectives are trying to crack these unsolved mysteries once and for...


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17 Vintage Photos of Queen Elizabeth II Before She Became Queen

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is the United Kingdom's longest reigning monarch, having ascended the throne in 1952 at age...


How I Struck Up An Incredible Friendship With a Wild Black Bear

While hiking in remote British Columbia, I was approached by a black bear. I offered him a fish. He offered...


Grandparents Reveal the Funniest Things Their Grandkids Have Said

Every grandparent will relate to this collection of hilarious stories and unforgettable quotes from their grandkids.


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The Biggest Box-Office Hit the Year You Were Born

These films were the biggest global box-office hits of each year. Did your favourites make the cut?


10 Great Canadian Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

Whether you want to be entertained while exercising or simply want to learn something new, these 10 must-listen Canadian podcasts...


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Family-Friendly Jokes From the Pages of Reader’s Digest Canada

These clean jokes have two things in common: They were all submitted by our readers, and they're also guaranteed to...

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How Much the British Crown Jewels Are Actually Worth

Here's what experts estimate royal crowns, swords and gems are valued at.


These Royal Family “Rules” Are Complete Myths

Are royals really forbidden to shut car doors on their own? And does the Queen consider wedge heels an...


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24 Fascinating Facts About Queen Victoria Most People Don’t Know

Canadians know Victoria Day as the unofficial start of summer, but what of the woman it's named for? Brush up...


This Charity Uses Art to Fight Homelessness

Sketch Working Arts is on a mission to improve the lives of homeless and marginalized youth through creative opportunities.


25 Knock Knock Jokes That Are Genuinely Funny

It's no surprise the knock knock joke has lasted nearly 100 years—its countless set-ups and punchlines have made people laugh...


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How To Get Past Small Talk And Have Meaningful Conversations

Socializing can sometimes be stressful and even a little boring at times. Here's how to have thoughtful conversations with anyone,...