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June 3 2014 12:35 PMYou Live in Alabama. Here’s How You’re Going to Die.A look at the most common causes of death by state.
June 2 2014 11:55 PMOh! You Kid!How a sexed-up viral hit from the summer of ’09—1909—changed American pop music forever.
May 30 2014 11:57 AMMy Voyage With MimiHow a Mariah Carey skeptic finally fell for the elusive chanteuse.
May 29 2014 12:34 PMBefore You Accept Any Invitation …You must ask yourself this question.
May 29 2014 8:04 AMRelatively Indolent but RelentlessMatt Freedman’s extraordinary graphic journal of his cancer treatment.
May 26 2014 11:32 PMIt’s Time to Abolish the Week
May 19 2014 11:37 PM“Hang in There!” –Arthur SchopenhauerQuotation websites and the outsourcing of erudition.
May 14 2014 2:08 PMShort Men, UniteShort men need to stop attacking other short men.
May 13 2014 1:02 PMThe Return of the KingA producer resurrects—and transforms—a Michael Jackson song for Xscape.
May 12 2014 8:45 AMHow Does Wikipedia Describe Your State?Pennsylvania is chocolate. New Hampshire is die.
May 8 2014 7:39 AMNew Yorkers Don’t Call Their Babies BrooklynA map of baby names and their places of origin.
May 4 2014 10:30 PMWhich Friends on Friends Were the Closest Friends?Chandler and Joey? Rachel and Monica? Slate crunches the numbers.
April 30 2014 11:51 PMBad LatitudeThe trouble with viral maps. Plus: Some fun viral maps!
April 30 2014 8:23 AMRethinking Spring CleaningIn defense of homemakers.
April 28 2014 9:30 AMRethinking Spring CleaningElbow grease is great, but peer pressure is better.
June 3 2014 12:00 PMThe King of Pop in ExileMichael Jackson’s personal security guards describe his final days.
June 2 2014 12:01 PM“At Times Like This”A poem for Maya Angelou, by Nikki Giovanni.
May 29 2014 11:44 PMGame of Thrones Isn’t Just Great FunIt’s great, period. And it should change how we think about television.
May 29 2014 10:31 AMPuff Puff BrassThe Colorado Symphony Orchestra staged a marijuana-friendly concert. It wasn’t easy.
May 28 2014 12:52 PMAs Easy As A-B-SchwaWhat sounds and letters are most likely to trip up contestants at the National Spelling Bee?
May 23 2014 9:36 AMMacklemore and Masquerade“Jewface,” umbrage, and pop music’s original sin.
May 19 2014 4:15 PMEthiopians in Colorado, Cubans in KentuckyWhat are the biggest immigrant groups in your state?
May 14 2014 10:31 AM“You Can Do Anything With a Law Degree”That’s what everyone says. Turns out everyone’s wrong.
May 13 2014 7:35 AMTagalog in California, Cherokee in ArkansasWhat language does your state speak?
May 9 2014 7:44 AMWhat Is the Most Valuable State on Jeopardy!?The dollar value of American locales, as determined by Alex Trebek and co.
May 7 2014 7:27 AMMassachusetts Loves ItselfThe Departed, Gladiator, and the Bay State’s self-regard.
May 1 2014 11:56 AML. Rock HubbardRevisiting the curious career of the ultimate cult musician.
April 30 2014 12:19 PMFor This You Got Irradiated?Yes, Spider-Man is Jewish. Just listen to his jokes.
April 28 2014 11:39 PMRethinking Spring CleaningYour home will never be fully clean—and that’s OK.
April 25 2014 9:32 AMRethinking Spring CleaningLook at each room from a new angle—you’ll find new messes.

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