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Postpone Christmas

We should celebrate Jesus’ birth in early February, not the end of December.

Outward
Dec. 18 2014 3:40 PMWhy 2014 Was the Year of “Trans Art”
Drink
Dec. 18 2014 2:06 PMThe Rise of the Four-Figure CocktailBartenders are charging hundreds and even thousands of dollars per drink. It’s as indefensible as it sounds.
The Vault
Dec. 18 2014 12:10 PMA Detailed, Majestic Diagram of Two British Ships of War, From an 18th-Century Encyclopedia
Holidays
Dec. 18 2014 10:45 AMThe Regift of the MagiThe three wise men seek the Messiah in the Jersey suburbs.
Quora
Dec. 18 2014 7:32 AMWhy Did President Bush React Calmly When Told About the Sept. 11 Terrorist Attacks?
Culturebox
Dec. 17 2014 11:48 PMThe Year of OutrageFrom righteous fury to faux indignation, everything we got mad about in 2014—and how outrage has taken over our lives.
Holidays
Dec. 17 2014 2:41 PMHave Yourself a Tactile Little ChristmasGift ideas for parents who want their kids to play the old-fashioned way.
Lexicon Valley
Dec. 17 2014 2:00 PMDon’t Stay Classy
Atlas Obscura
Dec. 17 2014 12:38 PMThese Stone Slabs Contain Odd Instructions for a New Age of Humanity
Outward
Dec. 17 2014 11:57 AMAre Gay Men More Sexist Than Straight Men? (Video.)
Faith-based
Dec. 17 2014 10:10 AMThe Rise of the Singing Christmas TreeHundreds of people! Thousands of lights! Flying angels! Fireworks! Sequins! The megachurch extravaganzas explained.
Quora
Dec. 17 2014 7:32 AMWhen Did Science and Philosophy Separate Into Different Fields of Study?
Lexicon Valley
Dec. 16 2014 3:48 PMYoung Women Shouldn’t Have to Talk Like Men to Be Taken Seriously
Outward
Dec. 16 2014 2:01 PMForcing Porn Stars to Wear Condoms Violates the First Amendment 
The Eye
Dec. 16 2014 10:52 AMThis Puzzle’s Simple Design Is Gorgeous and Mind-Boggling
Atlas Obscura
Dec. 18 2014 2:24 PMAt These French Caves, Everyday Objects Turn to Stone
The Eye
Dec. 18 2014 12:12 PMWhat Do These New York Road Signs’ Odd Markings Mean?
Culturebox
Dec. 18 2014 11:48 AMBehind the Year of Outrage Here’s how Slate tracked down everything we were angry about in 2014. 
Holidays
Dec. 18 2014 10:10 AMOy, Hark!A Jewish parent's guide to Christmas specials.
Dear Prudence
Dec. 18 2014 6:00 AMCan’t Take a JokeMy family mercilessly teases to show affection, but my boyfriend doesn’t get it.
Dear Prudence
Dec. 17 2014 7:15 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor Dec. 22, 2014.
Outward
Dec. 17 2014 2:19 PMWant to Silence Transphobes in Your School District? Be Nice to Transgender Kids.
The Eye
Dec. 17 2014 1:16 PMThe Many Meanings of the Hashtag (It Represents Lumber Yards on Swedish Maps)
Schooled
Dec. 17 2014 12:23 PMWhy Black Teachers Don’t Stay
Lexicon Valley
Dec. 17 2014 11:18 AMThe Plague of Fake Paraphrasing
Holidays
Dec. 17 2014 9:27 AMBecoming SantaA pro wrestler learns the secrets of Father Christmas.
Design
Dec. 16 2014 11:49 PMThe Image in the 21st CenturyHow digital photo archives have changed the way the world looks.
Outward
Dec. 16 2014 3:19 PMWhy Africans Can Sue the American Behind Uganda’s Anti-Gay Law in U.S. Federal Court
Atlas Obscura
Dec. 16 2014 12:10 PMThe Magnificent Ruined Mansion of Talisay
Holidays
Dec. 16 2014 9:27 AMThe Best Christmas Carols You’ve Never HeardNowell Sing We Clear will make you think differently about Christmas.

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