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.

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20 Classic Movies to Watch on Netflix Canada

From Taxi Driver to Dirty Dancing, these classic titles will take you back!

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20 Best Action Movies on Netflix Canada Right Now

Whether they're serving up suave secret agents or high-flying superheroes, these action flicks are guaranteed to get your adrenaline pumping.


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20 Netflix Canada Rom-Coms You’ll Fall in Love With

Unearthing the perfect romantic comedy from Netflix Canada’s huge selection can be tricky, but we’ve done the heavy-lifting for you!...


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How May 24 Became Known as Victoria Day

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


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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...

As the Lion Bit Down, the Man Felt Sure He Was About to Die

A classic Drama in Real Life from the Reader's Digest archives, originally published in 1977.


What is the Most Dangerous Situation You’ve Escaped From?

Maybe you survived falling through ice, or escaped from a fire or a building collapse. Tell us what happened, step...


Growing Up in Northwestern Ontario, All I Wanted Was a Pet Raven

Some ideas are much better in theory than in practice!


10 Unforgettable Movies About Moms

Numerous movies over the years have celebrated motherhood as a central theme. There've been good mothers, bad mothers, and everything...


Move Over Sci-Fi—Here Comes Cli-Fi, or Climate Fiction

Eleanor Catton's latest novel, Birnam Wood, ushers in a new era of science fiction.


Fascinating Birthday Traditions From Around the World

It’s not always about cakes and candles.


I Brought Pot on a Girls’ Trip With My 60-Year-Old Friends—Here’s What Happened

My friends and I came of age in the '60s, but on our annual weekend getaway we discovered we weren't...


10 Podcasts for Women Worth Adding to Your Playlist

Interested in learning more about the world—and yourself? These empowering podcasts hosted by women delve into success, marriage, mental health...

If You’ve Ever Struggled to Come Up With a Strong Password, You’ll Relate to This Hilari...

There's a risk of creating passwords that are so clever, you'll forget to remember them.


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History Questions People Always Get Wrong

If you can get 12 out of 15 correct, you’re a certified history buff!


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20 Inspiring Star Wars Quotes to Live By

It may have happened a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, but these Star Wars quotes couldn't...


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Secrets of Highclere Castle, The Real-Life Downton Abbey

You know it as the home of Downton Abbey’s Crawley family, but Highclere Castle is actually one of the greatest...


Drama in Real Life: Rogue Bear on the Rampage

A tragic true story of heroism in the face of horror from the Reader's Digest archives, originally published in 1999.


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25 Hilarious Modern Family Quotes to Live By

If you haven't already binge-watched this beloved sitcom, these witty one-liners will convince you to start.


By Donating Their Children’s Organs, These Parents Gave Other Families Hope

“Instead of five families mourning the loss of their child, it’s only ours. That’s why organ donation is worth it.”


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20 Grammar Jokes Every Word Nerd Will Appreciate

Three intransitive verbs walk into a bar. They sit. They drink. They leave.


10 Facts to Celebrate Tartan Day in Canada

A gift from Scotland to the world, tartan is an instantly recognizable textile that connects communities across the globe. Woven...

Fewer Than 1% of People Can Pass This Colour Test—Can You?

Naming the colours in the rainbow is easy, but can you differentiate between shades of the same colour?


25 Funny Cat GIFs That Are Purr-fect For Any Occasion

Cat got your tongue? These funny cat GIFs summarize the situation far better than words ever could!


10 Easy April Fool’s Pranks You Can Play on Your Family

We could all use a good laugh these days, and luckily, April Fool’s Day is just around the corner.


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10 Funny Sleep Jokes That Will Have You Laughing in Bed

Can't seem to get a good night's sleep? These funny sleep jokes might not be the cure for insomnia, but...


Why Tipping Etiquette Makes Absolutely No Sense

Figuring out how much to leave for service rendered is more confusing than ever—and it’s even worse if you’re travelling....


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The Reader’s Digest Earth Day Quiz

Just how well do you know our planet? To mark Earth Day on April 22, put your knowledge of our...