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Education
Aug. 14 2014 2:20 PMSpirit GuidesStudents crave emotional mentorship from their teachers that their parents can’t give them. There’s nothing wrong with that. 
The Vault
Aug. 14 2014 12:30 PMA Photo Tour of the Flooded Mississippi, 1927
Education
Aug. 14 2014 11:27 AMCease Rogeting Proximately!College students (and adults) sure love the right-click thesaurus. Too bad it makes you sound the opposite of smart.
Outward
Aug. 14 2014 10:00 AMRaising a Trans Child Is Not Child Abuse
Quora
Aug. 14 2014 8:12 AMIs It Offensive to Address a Woman as Female?
Dear Prudence
Aug. 14 2014 6:00 AMInbox BullyAn anonymous emailer is trying to ruin my self-esteem—and I think I know who it is.
Do The Math
Aug. 13 2014 5:12 PMMath Is Getting DynamicThe first woman to win math’s biggest prize works in a young and exciting field.
History
Aug. 13 2014 1:21 PMThe Rock, Pre-Capone​ The long history of Alcatraz​ before it became America's first supermax prison.
The Good Word
Aug. 13 2014 11:43 AMThe End of BroThe term’s ubiquity may signal its demise.
The Eye
Aug. 13 2014 10:26 AMAn Astonishing Portrait of Lauren Bacall at Age 88
The Eye
Aug. 13 2014 9:03 AMWho Knew Hemingway Had a Thing for Six-Toed Cats?
Atlas Obscura
Aug. 12 2014 1:39 PMDouble-Take-Inducing Gargoyles and Grotesques
Lexicon Valley
Aug. 12 2014 12:00 PMWatch Robin Williams Converse With Koko the Gorilla and Be Charmed
Outward
Aug. 11 2014 4:17 PMPastor Stands By Decision to Cancel Gay Man’s Funeral
Dear Prudence
Aug. 11 2014 3:38 PMSkirting the IssueIn a live chat, Prudie advises a letter writer whose parents severely disapprove of a cross-dressing friend.
Lexicon Valley
Aug. 14 2014 1:41 PMBoys Learn to Interrupt. Girls Learn to Shut Up.
Outward
Aug. 14 2014 12:10 PMWhat’s It Like for a Straight Actor to Play a Gay Scene?
Atlas Obscura
Aug. 14 2014 10:50 AMBudapest's Abandoned Art Deco Power Station
Outward
Aug. 14 2014 8:30 AMWhy Conservatives Should Launch a Campaign to Ban Divorce
Inside Higher Ed
Aug. 14 2014 7:00 AMPulling RankIs Northeastern University denying professors tenure to improve its national rankings?
Gentleman Scholar
Aug. 13 2014 5:33 PMCan I Tell My Boss I Have Menstrual Cramps?Or do I need to make up a white lie about why I’m working from home?
The Vault
Aug. 13 2014 2:00 PMWho Counted as a "Fascist" in Postwar Italy? How the Allies Decided
Outward
Aug. 13 2014 12:49 PM4th Circuit Clears the Way for Gay Marriages to Begin in Virginia—With One Big Caveat
The Vault
Aug. 13 2014 11:07 AMThe Ethereal Embossed Pages of a 19th-Century Atlas for the Blind
Outward
Aug. 13 2014 10:14 AMIs It Offensive for Straight Women to Talk About Their “Girl Crush”? (Video.)
Culturebox
Aug. 12 2014 8:04 PMThe Rules of Twitter GriefTen lessons about micro-mourning without antagonizing your followers.
The Eye
Aug. 12 2014 12:50 PMWhy the Southeastern Conference’s Retro Logo Is a Brilliant Work of Modern Design
Dear Prudence
Aug. 12 2014 6:00 AMA Wee ProblemIn a live chat, Prudie advises a woman whose husband wears diapers to bed.
Outward
Aug. 11 2014 4:11 PMCourt Upholds Same-Sex Marriage Ban in Startling Reversal of Pro-Gay Trend
Outward
Aug. 11 2014 2:36 PMThe Surrogacy Debate Is About to Break the Christian Right Wide Open

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