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Do All Languages Derive from a Single Common Ancestor?

Atlas Obscura
Aug. 21 2014 9:43 AMBig Stinky Blooms: The Putrid Beauty of Corpse Flowers
Quora
Aug. 21 2014 8:22 AMHow Do You Become Better Politically Educated?
Education
Aug. 20 2014 11:48 PMBeware the Gilderoy Lockharts of the UniversityAny professor who makes students buy his own book is probably an egomaniacal twit.
Gentleman Scholar
Aug. 20 2014 4:34 PMIs It Acceptable to Scold One’s Friends’ Kids?When and how to correct other people’s children.
Outward
Aug. 20 2014 12:42 PMWhy Do Gay Men Like Musical Theater? (Video.)
Quora
Aug. 20 2014 8:06 AMShould the U.S. Be Responsible for Stopping Genocides in Other Countries?
Lexicon Valley
Aug. 19 2014 2:02 PMHow Many Vowels Are There in English? (Hint: It's More Than AEIOUY.)
The Eye
Aug. 19 2014 11:06 AMThe Curious, Formative Drawings of Frank Gehry, Zaha Hadid, and Other Renowned Architects
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Aug. 19 2014 8:30 AMFive Rules for Writing About LGBTQ Suicide Rates
Lexicon Valley
Aug. 18 2014 12:46 PMWhy It's Not So Unreasonable to Spell "Espresso" With an X
Atlas Obscura
Aug. 18 2014 12:32 PMNabokov's Butterflies: The Lolita Author's First, Fluttering Love
Education
Aug. 18 2014 11:01 AM“My Most Offended Readers Are Ivy-Bound 18-Year-Olds”A conversation with Excellent Sheep author William Deresiewicz.
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Aug. 18 2014 8:30 AMIs Kink a Sexual Orientation?
Outward
Aug. 15 2014 11:12 AMDead Teen’s Organ Donation Rejected Because He Was Gay
The Eye
Aug. 15 2014 9:04 AMSomeone Designed the Soundtrack of That Live Sporting Event You’re Watching
The Eye
Aug. 21 2014 9:03 AMDenmark’s New Lego Building, Modeled on Its Iconic Bricks, Captures the Beloved Toy’s Whimsy
Dear Prudence
Aug. 21 2014 6:05 AMDial M for MatricideA friend just confessed she may have killed her mother. Do I tell someone?
Dear Prudence
Aug. 20 2014 5:21 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor August 25, 2014.
Outward
Aug. 20 2014 2:53 PMWill Marriage Equality Bring Armagayddon to Ireland?
The Eye
Aug. 20 2014 11:13 AMWhy Ikea Is Making a Deal With Its No. 1 Hacker
Outward
Aug. 19 2014 4:00 PMThe Family Research Council Stoops Low, Uses Robin Williams’ Death to Defend Ex-Gay Therapy
Quora
Aug. 19 2014 12:53 PMWhen Did Humans First Consider the Possibility of Alien Life?
Dear Prudence
Aug. 19 2014 8:30 AMWhat Goes AroundIn a live chat, Prudie offers advice on whether a homewrecker who died of cancer deserved it.
Dear Prudence
Aug. 18 2014 2:44 PMLet Him Eat CakeIn a live chat, Prudie offers advice on whether a 91-year-old father should be withheld sweets.
Outward
Aug. 18 2014 12:33 PMA Win for Gay Rights Over “Religious Liberty” in New York State
Live Chats
Aug. 18 2014 12:00 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor August 18, 2014.
The Eye
Aug. 18 2014 9:02 AMWhat Does This Beloved Road Sign on the Massachusetts Turnpike Actually Mean?
Lexicon Valley
Aug. 15 2014 11:27 AMFadoodling and the Paphian Jig: 29 Historic Slang Terms for Sex
The Vault
Aug. 15 2014 10:22 AMThe Disastrous Cordon Sanitaire Used on Honolulu's Chinatown in 1900 
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Aug. 15 2014 8:30 AMDo Married Gay Couples Have a Constitutional Right to Get Divorced?

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