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Lost in Penn Station

Why are the signs at the nation’s busiest train hub so confusing?

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Dec. 16 2017 7:30 AMThe Best Gifts and Gadgets for Nerds and GeeksSelf-proclaimed nerds reveal what they want for the holidays.
Better Life Lab
Dec. 15 2017 1:14 PMWhy Was the GOP Even Considering Scrapping This Tiny Benefit to Teachers?
Reconstruction
Dec. 14 2017 5:22 PMThe Smearing of America’s First Black LegislatorsHow corrupt was politics in the Reconstruction era?
Outward
Dec. 14 2017 2:33 PMThe Hawaii Supreme Court Must Affirm the Equality of Same-Sex Parents
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Dec. 14 2017 10:59 AMThe Best Gifts for Health and Wellness NutsHealth and workout experts reveal what they want for the holidays.
Dear Prudence
Dec. 14 2017 6:00 AMDifferent StrokesI don’t like the guest my friend has chosen to bring to my party. (She’s poor.)
Outward
Dec. 13 2017 8:35 AMCan Environment Shape Our Identities? A New Book Suggests We’re More Malleable Than We Think.
Outward
Dec. 12 2017 2:53 PMIn San Francisco Bar the Stud, a Community-Based Model for Preserving Queer Space
Dear Prudence
Dec. 12 2017 8:00 AMToy StoryPrudie advises a letter writer who is considering legal action after her mother gave away a prized doll collection.
Outward
Dec. 11 2017 3:53 PMNo, the Pentagon Did Not Overrule Trump on the Trans Troops Ban
Dear Prudence
Dec. 11 2017 3:00 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor December 18, 2017.
Better Life Lab
Dec. 11 2017 10:44 AMThe Business Case for Better Benefits
History
Dec. 10 2017 8:00 AMThe Nazi AnatomistsHow the corpses of Hitler’s victims are still haunting modern science—and American abortion politics.
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Dec. 8 2017 2:56 PMBy Supporting Roy Moore, Evangelicals Exposed the Hollow Bigotry of Their Homophobia
Outward
Dec. 8 2017 11:40 AMHow Clueless Straight White Guys Excuse Religious Homophobia
Outward
Dec. 15 2017 2:02 PMIs Drag a Visual or a Performance Art? Queens Debate in the Age of Instagram.
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Dec. 15 2017 7:00 AMThe Best VR Headset to Buy If You Don’t Want an HTC ViveYou don’t have to spend $600 to give the gift of virtual reality.
Dear Prudence
Dec. 14 2017 3:30 PMHelp! I’m Graduating College. He’s Graduating High School. Should I Ask Him Out?Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
Better Life Lab
Dec. 14 2017 2:07 PMGender Discrimination at Work Is All Too Real, With 42 Percent of Women Experiencing It
The Good Word
Dec. 14 2017 8:00 AMWhere Yinz AtWhy Pennsylvania is the most linguistically rich state in the country.
Outward
Dec. 13 2017 9:53 AMMasterpiece Cakeshop’s Defenders Are Reviving Arguments Used to Justify Racial Apartheid
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Dec. 13 2017 7:30 AMThe Best Gifts for Music LoversAudiophiles reveal what they want this holiday season.
Better Life Lab
Dec. 12 2017 10:00 AMWhat We Can All Learn From the #MeToo Moment at the Opera
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Dec. 12 2017 7:15 AMThe Best Cookware SetsAccording to hyperenthusiastic reviewers.
Dear Prudence
Dec. 11 2017 3:30 PMRelationship UnmooredPrudie counsels a letter writer who is bothered by her boyfriend’s refusal to condemn Senate candidate Roy Moore.
Outward
Dec. 11 2017 12:34 PMThink Same-Sex Parents Are Legally Safe? A Case in Mississippi Is Cause for Concern.
Picks
Dec. 11 2017 7:15 AMThe Best Gifts for Every Type of BossHit that perfect sweet spot of just personal enough.
Picks
Dec. 9 2017 9:00 AMThe Best Space HeatersAccording to hyperenthusiastic reviewers on Amazon.
Better Life Lab
Dec. 8 2017 12:54 PMLucky Enough to Live in a State With Paid Leave Protections? This Bill Could Take Them Away.
A Fine Whine
Dec. 8 2017 8:00 AMBitter BrewI opened a charming neighborhood coffee shop. Then it destroyed my life.

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