Let There Be Sunlight: Belgium's See-Through Church
A 17th-Century Argument for the Many Virtues of Coffee, Chocolate, and Tea
Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 11 TranscriptRead what David Plotz asked a helicopter paramedic about his workday.
The Unbearable Whiteness of White MeatDark meat is better. Why don't we love it more?
The Holidays Can Be a Lonely Time for LGBTQ People
The HRC’s Southern Gay Rights Strategy Is Condescending and Counterproductive
A Beautiful Depression-Era Route Map Makes Transcontinental Bus Travel Look Glamorous
A Very Careful ThanksgivingRaising a child with food allergies has shown me how generous people can be. I’m so thankful.
I’m Grateful to Be Gay—Otherwise I Might Have Been a Horrible Person
The People’s Republic of PlymouthThe strange and persistent right-wing myth that Thanksgiving celebrates the pilgrims’ triumph over socialism.
Dear Prudence Live ChatFor Dec. 1, 2014.
The Judge Who Coined “Indict a Ham Sandwich” Was Himself Indicted
What’s the Word for Turkey in Turkish?
Remembering the Revolutionary Roots of the Gay Rights Movement
This Red Path in a Forest Ravine Leads to Ultimate Bliss
How the Oscar and Moonman Statues Are Made
Is The Imitation Game the Gay Equivalent of 12 Years A Slave?
Why Don’t We Eat Turkey Eggs?They’re delicious.
Baby PhotosMy 3-year-old son stole my iPhone and took some unflattering pictures of me. Am I a dad joke incarnate?
Amalfi’s Abandoned, Overgrown Flour Mills
20 Guests, 19 PiesWhat happens when a Thanksgiving tradition gets completely out of hand.
Don’t Argue Over Thanksgiving Dinner!Solve these conundrums instead.
Thanksgiving Day Food Is the Worst FoodThere, I said it.
Red-Letter DayThe notes my dying mother wrote to me a decade ago are haunting my life milestones.
Demons and Supervillains: The Language of Darren Wilson’s Grand Jury Testimony
Inside Higher Ed
Did We Offend You? What to do when asked not to sing about Andrew Jackson at your college.
Avoid Overeating at Thanksgiving by Ditching Your Serving Tongs and Good China
How Railroads Advertised for Homesteaders to Settle in Indian Territory
Giving Thanks After a SplitWhen you’re a child of divorce, holiday celebrations can come with a lot of baggage.
Gay Soccer Player Robbie Rogers on Coming Out and Handling Homophobia in the Locker Room