The Most Popular Reader’s Digest Stories of 2021
From quirky Canadian laws to must-watch Netflix picks, these were the most-read stories of the year.
1. The Best Movies on Netflix Canada, According to Rotten Tomatoes
Rotten Tomatoes—the popular site that aggregates reviews from critics and creates a score that’s “fresh” or “rotten”—has put together a list of the best movies of all time based on adjusted score and number of reviews. From crime classics to Oscar-winning dramas, 25 of those “guaranteed fresh” picks are available on Netflix right now.
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2. 75 Funny Jokes to Make Anyone Laugh
Short and snappy jokes to start your day with a smile!
3. The Best Thrillers on Netflix Canada Right Now
From nail-biting murder mysteries to pulse-pounding capers, check out 25 of the most suspenseful offerings on Netflix.
4. 10 Places Every Canadian Needs to Visit
Our definitive cross-Canada bucket list proves there really is no place like home.
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5. 25 Feel-Good Movies on Netflix Canada
Looking to cure a case of the blues? These uplifting and inspirational flicks will surely do the trick.
6. Why You Can’t Buy Equal-Sized Packs of Hot Dogs and Buns at the Grocery Store
There’s a reason why 10 hot dogs and 8 buns in each package is the norm, but that doesn’t make it any less annoying.
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7. Could You Really Be Jailed for Failing to Complete the Census?
Ever wondered what would happen if you “forgot” to fill out the government’s census questionnaire? After the May 11th deadline, everyone was Googling this question—and our ace reporter Flannery Dean tracked down the answer!
8. The Best Scary Movies on Netflix Canada
Judging from the phenomenal response to this story, horror movies aren’t just for Halloween. Discover 20 brilliant chillers that are light on gore, but heavy on the goosebumps.
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9. 50 Good News Stories That Will Restore Your Faith in Humanity
Sick of all those horrible headlines in the news? We redressed the balance with a roundup of the most heartwarming and inspirational stories from around the world.
10. Which Rust Proofing Option is Right for You?
The Canadian climate can be cruel to our cars. Thankfully, there are a number of rust proofing treatments that offer protection. In this feature, our auto expert revealed which one is best for your car—and your budget.
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