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.

At Home Together

Young and old living side by side is improving the lives of everyone


10 Books for Dad That Will Bring You Closer This Father’s Day

From history to science to puzzles, these page-turners will give you and your dad something to talk about this Father's...


9 Surprisingly Inspirational Quotes from the Funniest Comedians

Laugh all you want, but these funny people are actually wise guys.


3 Stories About Weird Workplaces That Will Make You Glad Your Job is Normal

These three outrageous stories about weird workplaces prove that not everyone's job is business as usual.


What Psychologists Wish Parents Knew About the Hit Show “13 Reasons Why”

The drama has gotten rave reviews, but is it too dark and disturbing for teens? Here's what experts say parents...


Colm Feore: The RD Interview

Film and theatre actor Colm Feore on bilingualism, blockbusters, Justin Bieber and why he’s forever at home on the stage.


22 “Harry Potter” Jokes Every Muggle Should Know

How many Slytherins does it take to screw in a light bulb? Why does Voldemort prefer Twitter over Facebook? These,...


The Surprisingly Simple Reason We Say “Hello” When We Answer the Phone

Thank Thomas Edison for our uniform phone greeting. If Alexander Graham Bell had his way, we'd all be talking like...

Gold Standard: In Conversation with Clara Hughes

Olympian Clara Hughes talks about overcoming challenges, telling the truth and confronting the stigma of mental illness.


9 Overrated Classics—and the Better Books You Should Be Reading Instead

Toss that dusty doorstop of a book over your shoulder and pick up these great reads instead!


12 Children’s Books That Encourage Kids to Be Nice

Kindness is a must-have trait in today's world, and it's made easy in these kid-friendly reads.


11 Best-Ever Debut Novels of the Past 50 Years

It’s hard enough to write a great book that stands the test of time. But to do it on your...


Good News

Some of the positive stories coming our way


12 Songs That Are Guaranteed to Get Everyone Dancing at Your Wedding

If you want your wedding to be the most talked about in town, you need to get everyone out on...


12 Italian Phrases Everyone Should Know How to Use

Enhancing your knowledge of the Italian cultural experience means moving beyond "ciao" and "gelato." Master these terms, and you'll look...


Science Has Figured Out Why You Love the Smell of Old Books

No, you're not weird for sticking your nose straight in the pages.

The Real History of Cinco de Mayo (It’s Not a Celebration of Mexico’s Independence)

Before you make those margaritas, let's be clear on what we're actually celebrating, shall we?


That’s Outrageous: 3 Weird Stories About Unbelievably Lucky People

We'd love to know what kind of good luck charms these unbelievably lucky people are carrying around!


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8 Annoying Texting Habits You Have, According to Science

Who knew ending your text messages with periods was such a crime?


18 Quotes About Forgiveness That Will Make You Put Down Your Grudges

Want more space in your life and your mind? All you need to do is one magic thing: forgive. Read...


Amybeth McNulty: The RD Interview

Amybeth McNulty, the new Anne of Green Gables, talks red hair, gritty dramas and what it's like to portray CanLit’s...

17 Unforgettable Last Words That Will Make You Want to Plan Yours

These people had it all figured out. Which ones are your favourite?


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9 Funny Jokes to Defuse Awkward Situations at Work

The workplace is a hive of intrigue. But sometimes the right gag will stop a problem in its tracks.


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25 Clever Jokes That Make You Sound Smart

If you want to find out how it feels to sound smart, try out some of these clever jokes.


How Your Nose Got Its Shape (It’s Not Just DNA)

You might have the same narrow nose as your mom, but new research has discovered that there's more to nose...


That’s Outrageous: 3 Strange Science Stories You Won’t Believe Are True

Check out this roundup of mind-boggling science stories you definitely didn't learn about in biology class.


22 of the Best Shakespearean Insults That Still Sting Today

We know the Bard is one of the greatest writers in history, but we had no idea his burns were...