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Lending a Well-Trained Hand • A martial artist who has a troubled history with cops stops to save one
GLAD TO HEAR IT 3 STORIES TO Make Your Day
Tiny New Neighbors • A couple were astonished to see who had taken up residence in their mailbox
Loki the Lab
LIFE IN THESE United States
World, Meet Poutine • This Canadian fave could be the biggest new comfort-food trend
High-Flying Facts About Drones
HUMOR in UNIFORM
WHERE, OH WHERE?
ALL in a Day's WORK
Where That Color Comes From • Are warning labels for food dyes coming soon?
A TASTY WAY TO BOOST GUT HEALTH
LAUGHTER THE BEST Medicine
I SURVIVED! • THE PEOPLE IN THESE THREE STORIES HAVE NOTHING IN COMMON EXCEPT FOR ONE THING: THEY FACED DEATH AND LIVED TO TELL ABOUT IT
HOW TO GET ALONG WITH ANYONE • Whether you get cornered by a chatterbox or embarrassed by a jokester, you can turn things in your favor
The BEST Mistake I EVER MADE • BELOVED PAINTER BOB ROSS WAS RIGHT: THERE ARE NO MISTAKES, JUST HAPPY ACCIDENTS
MY DAY OF NO PLASTIC • Is that even possible? One man went to extremes to find out.
Dementia Breakthroughs • After decades of disappointments, new treatments and tests are finally here
LIFE ADVICE FROM 1,000 STRANGERS • FACED WITH A QUARTER-LIFE CRISIS, A YOUNG MAN TRAVELS THE COUNTRY TO SEEK GUIDANCE
Lessons in Chemistry
The RD List
Brain GAMES SHARPEN YOUR MIND
WORD POWER • By Zeus! Many tales and figures of Greek mythology live on in everyday words. Consider echo (for the nymph doomed to repeat others’ words), erotic (out of Eros, the god of love) or even cloth (Clotho, the Fate who spun the thread of life). Finish this odyssey, then turn the page for the answers.
A TRUSTED FRIEND IN A COMPLICATED WORLD • Safe Harbour by Julia Breckenreid, exclusively for Reader's Digest