Name BlamePrudie advises a letter writer under investigation for calling a colleague “Miss Samoa.”
Is Sherlock Holmes Rich?
Help! My Fiancé’s Family Wants Me to Take His Last Name.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
Dear Prudence Live ChatFor Aug. 29, 2016.
Do Antibacterial Soaps Do More Harm Than Good?
Federal Judge Blocks Portions of North Carolina’s Anti-LGBTQ Law
Help! Testosterone Is Melting My Brain! (Maybe.)
Whatever You Do, Don’t Say This to a ProfessorCollege students often believe they’re helping themselves when they make one particular appeal. They’re not.
Turns Out, Ariel’s World Was Only Sometimes a Part of Ours
Smother MotherMy clingy mom still has me sleep in her bed. (I’m a college senior.)
North Carolina’s Republican Governor and His Anti-LGBTQ Law Are Tanking in the Polls
Why Artisanal Cider-Makers Hate the Fizzy Stuff Sold in Six-PacksHard cider doesn’t belong in the same category as beer.
This Blood Drive Campaign Drops the A’s, B’s, and O’s From Global Brands and Landmarks
Hello GoodbyeThe author of a best-selling abstinence manifesto is reconsidering the lessons he taught to millions.
Here’s What the U.S. 50-State Flag Could Have Looked Like
China Built the World’s Longest, Tallest, and Most Terrifying Glass Bridge
Mother of All TantrumsPrudie advises a letter writer given the silent treatment by Mom for saying happy birthday too late.
EVE Online Has Honored Its Digital Players With an IRL Monument
A Dutch Designer Fills the Amsterdam Airport With Clouds
How Do You Take a Good Selfie?
A Nazi’s Documentary Photographs of the Forced Removal of Polish Jews, 1940
A New Dubai Hotel Will Have Its Own Private Rainforest
The Clinton Foundation Is Not a Scandal. It’s a Phenomenal, Life-Saving Success.
Of Course the World’s Best New Public Library Is in Denmark
Inside Higher Ed
Academics Take on The ApprenticeWhat does the academic literature have to say about Donald Trump’s reality show?
A Giant Pair of Black Glasses Marks the Tragic Demise of a Trio of Rock ’n’ Roll Legends
Why Is Colored Person Hurtful and Person of Color OK? A Theory of Racial Euphemisms.
Bats Are Tracked Coming and Going From This Denmark Cave
How ’80s Is the Slang in Stranger Things?
How Universal Public Health Care Shapes Britain’s Debate Over HIV-Prevention Drugs