Killing With KindnessMy in-laws want to throw me a get-well-from-cancer bash. There’s no way I can go.
Is Arabic Really Just One Language?
Dear Prudence Live ChatFor September 22, 2014.
What Is This Singaporean Road Sign Trying to Tell Us?
Why Haven’t the Philadelphia Eagles Ever Won a Super Bowl?
Inside Higher Ed
Empty Seats, Fewer Donors?College football isn’t attracting the audience it used to.
This Whimsical Driverless Car Imagines Transportation in 2059
Why Do Pirates Talk Like That?
Why a Sketch of Chelsea Manning Is Stirring Up Controversy
On the Death of My Homophobic DogI named him Liberace, but I couldn’t have chosen a less appropriate namesake for this coarse, emotionally withholding Norwich terrier.
“Alt-Ac” to the Rescue?Humanities Ph.D.s are daring to enjoy their “regular” jobs, and the definition of academic success is changing. Sort of.
“The Sun Never Sets Upon the British Empire,” Explained in GIF by an Old Children’s Toy
All Shook UpMy 11-year-old has been exploring herself with my “back massager.” Should I stop her?
Should Men Still Open Doors for Women?
A Salute to Defiant Scots on the Eve of Their Possible Secession
Nicolas Sarkozy, Thrice Married, Says Gay Marriage Humiliates the Family
Down With Loose LacesA simple trick to tighten your running shoes for good.
The Avenue Lined With Upside-Down Trees
When Frank Sinatra Thanked George Bush for Trying to Outlaw Flag Burning
How Do Plants Grow Aboard the International Space Station?
The Island With Lava Fields, a False Forest, and the World's Worst Golf Course
The CIA Used to Have a Commute-by-Canoe Club. One Member’s Memories.
The Slate Quiz
Play the Slate News QuizWith Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
Why Are Non-Explicit LGBTQ Sites Still Being Blocked by Filtering Software?
How One of the Most Prolific Known Forgers in Modern History Faked Great Works of Art
A Look at How Far Queers Have Come on TV (Video).
How to Order Chinese FoodFirst, stop thinking of it as “Chinese food.”
Two LGBTQ Trailblazers Win MacArthur “Genius” Fellowships
Should LGBTQ Allies Signal Their Support to Strangers? (Video.)
The War Department's WWII Advice Booklet for Soldiers Headed to Syria