Life
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?
Inside Higher Ed
Dec. 11 2014 2:24 PMMemorials and LegaciesA university chaplain reflects on the importance and meaning of memorial services.
The Eye
Dec. 11 2014 1:08 PMCreate Your Own Wallpaper or Redesign a Shopping Cart at the Revamped Cooper Hewitt Design Museum
Holidays
Dec. 11 2014 8:00 AMSaving Santa’s Mail BagA century ago, charities fought to have children’s wish lists sent to the dead letter office. They lost. 
Culturebox
Dec. 10 2014 7:19 PMThe New York Times’ Obscene Profanity PolicyWhat’s more important to the paper of record, reporting the news or protecting its readers’ delicate sensibilities?
Doonan
Dec. 10 2014 1:45 PMEnough With the Red and GreenAdopt a new color scheme for this year’s holiday gifts and décor: black-and-white stripes!
Atlas Obscura
Dec. 10 2014 12:40 PMThe Revolving Jails That Spun Like Lazy Susans
The Eye
Dec. 10 2014 11:28 AMThis Firehouse Light Bulb Has Been Shining Since 1910
Quora
Dec. 10 2014 8:11 AMHow Do Drones and Commercial Aircraft Avoid Midair Collisions?
The Eye
Dec. 9 2014 1:30 PMThese Redesigns of a Traditional French Christmas Dessert Will Make You Salivate
Outward
Dec. 9 2014 10:24 AMThe DOJ’s New Profiling Guidance Is LGBTQ-Inclusive, Still Inadequate
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.
Outward
Dec. 11 2014 3:12 PMAbercrombie’s CEO Mike Jeffries Is Out: An Elegy to the Brand’s Homoeroticism
Atlas Obscura
Dec. 11 2014 1:26 PMThe Tree-Climbing Goats of Morocco
The Vault
Dec. 11 2014 12:47 PMAn Inventory of Robert E. Lee’s Personal Property, Left in His Mansion and Seized by the Government
Dear Prudence
Dec. 11 2014 6:00 AMRunway BrideI hate my unfashionable—and nonrefundable—wedding dress.
Gentleman Scholar
Dec. 10 2014 6:30 PMGod Rest Ye Merry, Gentleman?Advice on holiday greeting, uncling, donating, and more.
Lexicon Valley
Dec. 10 2014 12:50 PMThe Stimulating History of Coffee: Why You Hear This Word Around the World
Outward
Dec. 10 2014 12:30 PMWhat’s It Like to Be Gay in Romania?
Outward
Dec. 10 2014 8:30 AMFDA Panel Endorses Lifetime Ban on Gay Blood Donation, Suggests Gay Men Are Diseased Liars
Outward
Dec. 9 2014 2:13 PMCan Hook-Up Apps Do More Than Get Us Laid?
The Vault
Dec. 9 2014 10:52 AMAn Early Arctic Explorer's Dramatic Drawings of the Frozen North
Atlas Obscura
Dec. 9 2014 8:55 AMHead to the World’s Steepest Street for the Annual Racing of the Candy

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