The Best Life Stories by Reader's Digest are 150 of the best hand-picked real-life tales of resilience, joy, and hope - all in 150 words or less!
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From basic training to World War II to the Gulf War, America's veterans share their funniest stories in this collection of Reader's Digest's popular "Humor in Uniform" column. Beneath the horror of war lies a rich tradition of comedy and satire, and these anecdotes have entertained readers for decades. Stars of the TV and movie versions of America's favorite military comedy, M*A*S*H, read equally hilarious pieces from all four branches of the armed forces.
This digest captures Warren Buffet's way of life, his business sense and principles and the secrets to his success. The story begins when Buffett was six years old, intrigued by the ideas of risk and probability. At age 11, he was already dabbling in trading having bought three shares of Cities Services for himself and three for his sister. In 1964, he bought Berkshire Hathaway, a Massachusetts textile firm and he managed to grow it to the 12th largest company in the US.
Chock-full of essays and true tales by some of America's most famous authors and thought leaders, these great listens inspire, uplift, open the door to new possibilities, and connect us emotionally. Organized around timeless American values - joy, miracles, giving, gratitude, holidays, and healing - listeners will laugh, cry, cheer, sigh, and renew their faith as they enjoy the powerful impact of a well-told story.
Selections from Reader's Digest magazine's most popular series The Most Unforgettable Character I Ever Met. All of these stories have one thing in common: Somehow, each of the characters featured struck home in the memory of the storyteller. These characters enriched lives through humor, wisdom, adventure, and affection, each possessing a unique regard for humanity, each a gem reflecting its own light.
Golf enthusiasts everywhere will love this collection of stories about life behind the greens. Don Wade shares the best of the thousands of tales he's heard throughout the years in locker rooms, pressrooms, and grillrooms around the world. Some are funny, some are touching - and like all good tales, they improve in the retelling. Get ready to be entertained by a man who knows the game and the people behind it.
By creating a productivity mindset, de-cluttering your life, removing needless commitments, and accounting for each minute, you too can be on your path to super success.
Ancient oriental civilization became the cradle of world philosophy and wisdom. This is evident in the writings of such men as Confucius, Lao Tzu, Sun Tzu and others. Despite the fact that these aphorisms are hundreds of years old, they still remain relevant, and appropriate to our reality. Human relationships, fortitude, honor, love, knowledge - all these topics are discussed by the philosophers in their writings.
We often spend our precious time on things that just do not matter in the long-term, whether that is being consumed by something specific or just our daily activities. The Smart Mindset shows you how to focus on essential items that will accelerate your success and block everything else out. The digest includes easy-to-apply everyday techniques that will propel you forward in your personal and professional life, giving you that competitive edge.
This digest depicts the rise of Bitcoin as it secures its position as the number one digital currency and as the new "digital" gold standard for the millennial age.
After stamping the "passport" of a nine-year-old girl's stuffed bear, customs officials in Turkey found themselves squarely in the crosshairs of the global laugh machine.
Lean communication is crucial to getting ahead in business. We live in a world where the average attention span continues to fall. Presenting information in a brief, concise, and clear manner is becoming more and more important to ensure our message has been received.
This digest is based on the theory that we are all habitual characters and that our daily habits drive our productivity, our behavior, and ultimately our character. The goal of this digest is to enable people to become super efficient on the small things so that it frees up time for the more meaningful things in our lives such as family and friends, our hobbies, and a better lifestyle.
Most of the strange and scary world looks remarkably familiar: dumb bosses and workers? Check. Silly governments and grumpy bureaucrats? Check. Cocktails made with human body parts? Check.
In a country famous for its love of both beer and rugby, it should probably come as no surprise that someone invented a beer vending machine you have to tackle to operate.
People talk smack about their neighbors all over the world - and New Zealand is no exception. The country's 31st prime minister, the late Robert "Piggy" Muldoon, famously stated, "New Zealanders who emigrate to Australia raise the IQ of both countries."
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When Burma's longstanding, censorship-running Division of Press Scrutiny was finally shut down for good, a former director noted being glad to be done with an ugly job, stating, "We didn't arrest or torture anyone, but we had to torture their writing."
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Submitted by readers of Catholic Digest, here are dozens of original accounts of true incidents that illustrate an uplifting portrait of the compassion and kindness for which we all are capable.
What did six inmates, including three convicted murderers, at Norrtalje prison do when officers forgot to lock them up? Baked a cake and cozied up around a television, of course.
For more than two decades, zookeepers at Islamabad's Marghazar Zoo have demanded a large annual delivery of alcohol, which they say they use to "calm down" the zoo's elephants during mating season.