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June 17 2015 11:19 AMThe World, Collapsible The most absurd and wonderful perk of piloting.
June 15 2015 6:15 AM“A Place, Not a Conveyance”The design, power, and cockpit foot heaters that make the 747 feel like home to pilots.
June 10 2015 4:55 PMBehold, My Tribute-inator!Saying farewell to Phineas, Ferb, and the evil genius I love the most.
June 10 2015 10:59 AMAfter AltamontAs their world was spinning apart, the Rolling Stones made one of the greatest albums in rock ’n’ roll history. 
June 8 2015 2:41 AMWow. ClickHole.How the Onion spinoff designed to mock the Internet became the best thing on it.
June 3 2015 10:00 AMSpin VinylWhy you should invest in a good turntable in the age of digital downloads.
June 1 2015 11:41 AMWhat Fury Road’s Furiosa Really Owes to Alien’s Ellen RipleyCritics have leapt to call out similarities between the two characters. Are they right?
May 29 2015 12:03 PMWhy Are Indian Kids So Good at Spelling?Because they have their own minor-league spelling bee circuit.
May 20 2015 10:01 AMHotel HellsWhy disgusting hotels are existentially upsetting.
May 15 2015 5:53 PMB.B. King’s Greatest PerformanceThe three-song medley at the heart of his masterpiece may be the best 12 minutes of live musical performance ever recorded.
May 14 2015 10:30 AMLarge as LifeWhat it’s like being a Fat Amy–sized actress in Hollywood.
May 1 2015 1:20 PM“Paying Attention and Paying Respect Is All That Writers Can Do”Why PEN is right to honor Charlie Hebdo.
May 1 2015 10:28 AMWhat Was the Venus de Milo Doing With Her Arms?3-D printing allows us to test a provocative theory that she was busy spinning thread.
April 29 2015 10:14 AMWhere Did Kurtz Come From?A new theory on the origins of the legendary character from Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness.
April 27 2015 9:01 AMFrontiers of the StuplimeSitting in on UPenn’s controversial seminar in “Wasting Time on the Internet.”
June 16 2015 1:58 PMSouls on Board What it’s like to fly strangers across oceans.  
June 12 2015 1:43 PMRupert and RogerThe 21st Century Fox baron is stepping back from his empire. The one thing that definitely won’t change is Fox News.
June 10 2015 4:54 PM“We Just Keep Trying to Beat Every Show With the Funny Stick Until It’s Funny”A conversation with Dan Povenmire and Swampy Marsh as Phineas and Ferb approaches the final day of summer.
June 8 2015 12:27 PMWhy ClickHole Is the Best Thing on the InternetFor the unconvinced, here’s a collection of the best ClickHole stories.
June 4 2015 11:17 AMI Sued the Grateful DeadI was wrongfully barred from the 8/14/71 show, a legendary scorcher. I demanded to be made whole.
June 1 2015 11:41 AMWaimanalo BluesThe political and cultural pitfalls into which Cameron Crowe’s Aloha tumbles go far beyond poor Allison Ng.
May 29 2015 3:42 PMThe Bro KingsHow Entourage went from critical darling to cultural punching bag.
May 28 2015 9:54 PMNo, Brad Bird Isn’t a Disciple of Ayn RandThe key philosophical influence on the director of Tomorrowland and The Incredibles isn’t the Atlas Shrugged author. It’s Walt Disney.
May 18 2015 12:27 PMWhat Coke Taught the WorldThe “It’s the Real Thing” ads were among the first to recognize the market potential of a multicultural America. 
May 14 2015 11:41 AMTiny LibrariesBorrowing books from the world’s nooks and crannies.
May 6 2015 2:09 PM“We Express Ourselves to Cure the World”PEN President Andrew Solomon on Charlie Hebdo and “the intersection of language and justice” around the world.
May 1 2015 11:45 AMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Dan Kois found the single rightest thing ever published at Slate Dot Com.
April 30 2015 10:34 AMI Love MyselfIs first-person journalism a pox on the profession—or a valuable weapon?
April 28 2015 1:59 PM“Where Are the Police?”When cities spasm with violence for complicated reasons, that’s the only question CNN wants to ask.
April 23 2015 3:45 PMWhy Superheroes Don’t KillBatman’s murderous past, and why Daredevil agonizes over killing the Kingpin.

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