Sunshine, Baseball, and Etch A Sketch: How Politicians Use Analogies
"Are There Any Gay Hymns?" Key & Peele Offer Gay Wedding Advice.
What Life Is Like on the World's Most Remote Island
Nobody—Not Even the Census Bureau—Knows How Many Gay Married Couples Live in America
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).
High-Concept Stuff Designed to Remind People That They Don’t Need Stuff
How Bad Are Your Drinking Habits? An 18th-Century Temperance Thermometer Has the Verdict.
Naked and AfraidPrudie offers advice on whether a young boy should sleep in the same room with his nude grandfather.
Killing With KindnessPrudie counsels a woman whose in-laws want to throw a big, exhausting get-well-from-cancer party.
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