Gorgeous Nature-Themed Stained-Glass Mosaics, Sold to Victorian Builders
Inside Higher Ed
Haunted by High SchoolColleges often make admissions decisions based on students’ misbehavior in high school. Is that fair?
Pinball Was Banned in NYC Until a Miraculous Shot Convinced Lawmakers It Was a Game of Skill
Do Doctors Overscreen for Cancer?
Marco Rubio Warns Christianity Will Soon Become “Hate Speech”
I Didn’t Like My Son’s NameSo I changed it.
The Grand, Eerie, Forgotten Architecture of Cuba’s National Art Schools
A Daughter’s ChoiceMy boyfriend and I have sacrificed our future together to care for our sick mothers.
Dear Prudence Live ChatFor June 1, 2015.
Rusting Scraps of Wreckage Are All That Remain of the Deadliest Avalanche in American History
Nine Tweets and One SelfieSlate’s editor David Plotz and DoubleX founder Hanna Rosin gave a commencement speech together. Here’s what they said.
If Africa, Asia, and Europe Declared War on the U.S., Who Would Win?
Conchita Wurst Explains Why Eurovision Is So Gay
What Teachers Do When They Genuinely Dislike Their Students
Dear Prudence Live ChatFor May 26, 2015.
China’s Rural Dumping GroundsThousands of vehicles pick up Beijing’s trash daily. Meanwhile, garbage piles up along the countryside’s riverbanks and villages.
How Teachers Really Feel About Standardized Testing
Why Do Airplane Windows Have Tiny Holes?
Is Your Sexual History As Impressive As You Think?Tell us how many people you’ve slept with. Our calculator will tell you if that’s a lot.
The Good Word
Wait, I Have to Know What It Means, Too?Shame on the Scripps National Spelling Bee for forcing contestants to memorize definitions.
Once a Year, Snorklers Race Each Other Across a Jet-Black Bog
How Does Japan Treat Gay People?
Mika’s New Single “Good Guys” Has a Powerful Gay Message (Video).
Advice For Late–19th-Century Rubes About To Visit Chicago
This Portable, Egg-Shaped Tiny Home Runs on Rainwater and Renewable Energy
What Ireland’s Wholehearted Embrace of Marriage Equality Means for Northern Ireland
Good Riddance to Little LeagueOrganized youth sports have become stressful, oversized monstrosities. Let them die.
Contracts Don’t Make a Family Any Less Natural
Star TreatmentPrudie offers advice on car salesmen pleading for “5-star” reviews.
MailChimp’s New Atlanta Office Brings Street Art Indoors