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Foreigners

Andreas Lubitz’s Act Wasn’t Suicide

It was mass murder.

How to Make Americans Love the “Death Tax”

Republicans Must Be Pretty Bummed That Harry Reid’s Retiring 

Angelina Jolie Did the Right Thing in Removing Her Ovaries

But she gave a lot of really lousy advice.

This Is How a Campus Reacts When a Professor Compares Hamas to a “Rabid Pit Bull” on Facebook

The Slatest

Eerie Echoes of a Deliberate Crash

The 2013 flight in which a pilot locked his co-pilot out of the cockpit and flew the airliner into a swamp.

Technology

The Apps You Can’t Kill

Why Apple forces its software on your iPhone and won’t let you delete it.

The 2013 Airplane Crash That Is Eerily Similar to the Germanwings Tragedy

The iPhone Added Another App You Don’t Want and Can’t Delete. What Gives?

Even Psychiatric Tests Couldn’t Have Stopped the Germanwings Crash

Why The Walking Dead Should Kill Off Its Most Beloved Character

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