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Dear Prudence
Sept. 22 2014 3:33 PMKilling With KindnessMy in-laws want to throw me a get-well-from-cancer bash. There’s no way I can go.
Lexicon Valley
Sept. 22 2014 1:22 PMIs Arabic Really Just One Language? 
Live Chats
Sept. 22 2014 12:00 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor September 22, 2014.
The Eye
Sept. 22 2014 9:12 AMWhat Is This Singaporean Road Sign Trying to Tell Us?
Quora
Sept. 22 2014 8:07 AMWhy Haven’t the Philadelphia Eagles Ever Won a Super Bowl?
Inside Higher Ed
Sept. 19 2014 1:34 PMEmpty Seats, Fewer Donors?College football isn’t attracting the audience it used to.
The Eye
Sept. 19 2014 12:50 PMThis Whimsical Driverless Car Imagines Transportation in 2059
Lexicon Valley
Sept. 19 2014 11:32 AMWhy Do Pirates Talk Like That?
Outward
Sept. 18 2014 4:15 PMWhy a Sketch of Chelsea Manning Is Stirring Up Controversy
Doonan
Sept. 18 2014 2:00 PMOn 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.
Education
Sept. 18 2014 12:30 PM“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 Vault
Sept. 18 2014 9:57 AM“The Sun Never Sets Upon the British Empire,” Explained in GIF by an Old Children’s Toy
Dear Prudence
Sept. 18 2014 6:00 AMAll Shook UpMy 11-year-old has been exploring herself with my “back massager.” Should I stop her?
Gentleman Scholar
Sept. 17 2014 5:10 PMShould Men Still Open Doors for Women?
Atlas Obscura
Sept. 17 2014 1:46 PMA Salute to Defiant Scots on the Eve of Their Possible Secession
Outward
Sept. 22 2014 2:55 PMNicolas Sarkozy, Thrice Married, Says Gay Marriage Humiliates the Family
The Shortcut
Sept. 22 2014 12:31 PMDown With Loose LacesA simple trick to tighten your running shoes for good.
Atlas Obscura
Sept. 22 2014 11:15 AMThe Avenue Lined With Upside-Down Trees
The Vault
Sept. 22 2014 9:04 AMWhen Frank Sinatra Thanked George Bush for Trying to Outlaw Flag Burning
Quora
Sept. 20 2014 7:27 AMHow Do Plants Grow Aboard the International Space Station?
Atlas Obscura
Sept. 19 2014 1:10 PMThe Island With Lava Fields, a False Forest, and the World's Worst Golf Course
The Vault
Sept. 19 2014 12:08 PMThe CIA Used to Have a Commute-by-Canoe Club. One Member’s Memories.
The Slate Quiz
Sept. 18 2014 11:44 PMPlay the Slate News QuizWith Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
Outward
Sept. 18 2014 3:24 PMWhy Are Non-Explicit LGBTQ Sites Still Being Blocked by Filtering Software?
The Eye
Sept. 18 2014 12:47 PMHow One of the Most Prolific Known Forgers in Modern History Faked Great Works of Art
Outward
Sept. 18 2014 11:25 AMA Look at How Far Queers Have Come on TV (Video). 
Food
Sept. 18 2014 9:34 AMHow to Order Chinese FoodFirst, stop thinking of it as “Chinese food.”
Outward
Sept. 17 2014 6:53 PMTwo LGBTQ Trailblazers Win MacArthur “Genius” Fellowships
Outward
Sept. 17 2014 1:59 PMShould LGBTQ Allies Signal Their Support to Strangers? (Video.)
The Vault
Sept. 17 2014 1:04 PMThe War Department's WWII Advice Booklet for Soldiers Headed to Syria

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