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The Puffling Patrol
Electrocuted at the L Train • A stranger had fallen onto the train tracks, where deadly jolts of electricity kept anyone from grabbing him
NEXT STOP the AFTERLiFE • THE JEOPARDY! CHAMP-TURNED - HOST CONJURES UP SOME DESTINATIONS TO DIE FOR
Misty the Rescue Dog BROOKFIELD, IL
LIFE IN THESE United States
BACK TO SCHOOL
Rah Rah, Ramen • The slurpy, savory story of a Japanese sensation
HUMOR in UNIFORM
Bluster About Extreme Weather
ALL in a Day's WORK
FLY THE CHATTY SKIES • Flight crews offer up safe travels and ad-libs:
WHERE, OH WHERE?
The Eyes Are the Prize • How to protect them and preserve your vision
News FROM THE WORLD OF MEDICINE
LAUGHTER THE BEST Medicine
MAKING MEMORIES • HOW WE REMEMBER… AND HOW NOT TO FORGET
Einstein Did What?! • Silly slip-ups from a few of history’s greatest genius minds
Teachers Put to the Test • Facing low pay, school shootings and angry parents, educators are leaving the profession— and students are paying the price
Lazy at Its Finest • Clever ways to get things done, from ingenious chore-avoiders
HOW'D YOU MEET YOUR BEST FRIEND?
A MARINE'S Toughest Battle • Doctors said there was slim hope for the baby born with only half a heart. But her father had just begun to fight.
THE UPSIDE OF ANXIETY • HOW TO WORRY WELL
THE SOUND OF SILENCE • HOW SHUTTING UP FOR THREE MONTHS AND WALKING MORE THAN 600 MILES TRANSFORMED MY LIFE
Only Murders in the Building
Brain GAMES SHARPEN YOUR MIND
WORD POWER • This fall, we’re heading back to school with words related to education. After all, learning is a lifelong pursuit! Master these terms and you’ll go to the head of the class. Ace this quiz like the star pupil you are, then continue your studies by checking the answers on the next page.
A TRUSTED FRIEND IN A COMPLICATED WORLD • Lakeside by Jeannie Phan, exclusively for Reader’s Digest