Life
Faith-based
Dec. 17 2014 10:10 AMThe Rise of the Singing Christmas TreeHundreds of people! Thousands of lights! Flying angels! Fireworks! Sequins! The megachurch extravaganzas explained.
Quora
Dec. 17 2014 7:32 AMWhen Did Science and Philosophy Separate Into Different Fields of Study?
Lexicon Valley
Dec. 16 2014 3:48 PMYoung Women Shouldn’t Have to Talk Like Men to Be Taken Seriously
Outward
Dec. 16 2014 2:01 PMForcing Porn Stars to Wear Condoms Violates the First Amendment 
The Eye
Dec. 16 2014 10:52 AMThis Puzzle’s Simple Design Is Gorgeous and Mind-Boggling
Quora
Dec. 16 2014 7:25 AMHow Did Survivors Discuss the Holocaust With Their Children?
Inside Higher Ed
Dec. 15 2014 4:07 PMThe Yik Yak Take-BackWhat happened when college professors tried to drown out an app’s anonymous ugliness with positive vibes.
Lexicon Valley
Dec. 15 2014 2:10 PMDumbwatches, Pinch-to-Zoom, and Glanceability: New Words via Technology
The Eye
Dec. 15 2014 12:07 PMYou Can Now Decorate Your Hipster Beard for Christmas
The Vault
Dec. 15 2014 10:36 AMLate-1940s Chicago CSI, in Photos
The Shortcut
Dec. 15 2014 9:00 AMCandy Canes, SolvedUse your inevitable excess wisely.
Ten Years in Your Ears
Dec. 14 2014 9:00 PMPastors Who PodcastWhatever your theology, your denomination, your interests, and your appetite for cursing, there’s a Christian podcast for you.
The Eye
Dec. 12 2014 1:48 PMIt’s National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day. Every Holiday Tradition Has Now Been Commercialized.
Outward
Dec. 12 2014 12:39 PMCure Homophobia With This One Weird Trick!
Holidays
Dec. 12 2014 9:27 AMThe Original War on ChristmasThe short, glorious history of the Society for the Prevention of Useless Giving.
Holidays
Dec. 17 2014 9:27 AMBecoming SantaA pro wrestler learns the secrets of Father Christmas.
Design
Dec. 16 2014 11:49 PMThe Image in the 21st CenturyHow digital photo archives have changed the way the world looks.
Outward
Dec. 16 2014 3:19 PMWhy Africans Can Sue the American Behind Uganda’s Anti-Gay Law in U.S. Federal Court
Atlas Obscura
Dec. 16 2014 12:10 PMThe Magnificent Ruined Mansion of Talisay
Holidays
Dec. 16 2014 9:27 AMThe Best Christmas Carols You’ve Never HeardNowell Sing We Clear will make you think differently about Christmas.
Dear Prudence
Dec. 16 2014 6:00 AMI Saw Mommy Being Santa ClausPrudie counsels a parent who fears that lying about Santa will hurt her daughter.
Dear Prudence
Dec. 15 2014 3:10 PMFit to Be UntiedPrudie advises a letter writer whose in-laws spend half the day opening Christmas gifts.
Outward
Dec. 15 2014 2:06 PMLatest “Religious Liberty” Fraud: Gay Rights in the Military as a “Threat” to Christianity
Live Chats
Dec. 15 2014 12:00 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor Dec. 15 2014.
Faith-based
Dec. 15 2014 9:27 AMNo Reason for the SeasonThe joy of celebrating a godless Christmas.
Outward
Dec. 15 2014 8:30 AMAll My Heroes Are Men Who Hated Women: A Lesbian Dilemma
Holidays
Dec. 14 2014 8:27 PMDreidel, Dreidel, Dreidel; Dreidel, Dreidel, Dreidel; Dreidel, Dreidel, Dreidel …The classic Hannukah game is painfully slow. It’s time to speed it up.
The Vault
Dec. 12 2014 1:44 PMSpin a 3-D Representation of a Beautiful 17th-Century Celestial Globe 
Atlas Obscura
Dec. 12 2014 11:23 AMThe Dark Hedges: A Delightfully Dramatic Tree Tunnel in Northern Ireland
Food
Dec. 12 2014 9:18 AMFungal BungleWhole Foods—and Lebanon—prohibit natamycin. But should you really be concerned about this natural cheese preservative?

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