A 10-Month-Old’s Christmas ListDear Santa: Here is everything this adorable baby wants to unwrap and put in his adorable mouth.
The Army's Advice to Soldiers Headed for the Korean War: "Respect Your Allies"
From the Courtroom to the Ballroom: The Most Striking Queer Culture of 2013
Inside Higher Ed
The Real College Barrier for Working-Poor FamiliesPell Grants are broken. Can they be fixed?
Counting Fifes and Drums in George Washington's Army
Santa Claus Should Not Be a White Man AnymoreIt’s time to give St. Nick his long overdue makeover.
They Released a Ron Burgundy ScotchIt’s … not terrible.
What Is It Like to Be Blind?
Mork and MommyIn a live chat, Prudie offers advice about out-of-control family nicknames.
Gender-Ratio Map Shows Where The Men Were In 1870
The Best Is Yet to ComeIn a live chat, Prudie counsels a man who spent a fantastic weekend with a woman but wants to wait before having sex again.
The World's Coolest Treehouse Hotel
The Colorful Frozen World of Harbin's Ice Festival
James Beard Was Wrong. Garlic Powder Is Amazing.
You Did Not See Mommy Kissing Santa ClausI spoiled Santa for a classmate in third grade and have felt guilty about it ever since.
The Evangelical Celebrity MachineJanet Mefferd accused pastor Mark Driscoll of plagiarism then deleted all her proof. Why’d she back down?
Turn Your Living Room Into a Luxury Car Showroom
The Surreal Turquoise Landscape of an Alaskan Ice Cave
Do Professors Read Their Reviews on Rate My Professors?
A Case for the Oxford Comma in One Screenshot
This Year Everyone Gets NeonA colorful bargain gift guide for everyone on your list.
Touring the Dying Ghost Ships from the "Mothball Fleet"
Why Cul-de-Sacs Are Bad for Your Health
Slate’s Favorite Recipes of the YearThe dishes we made again and again in 2013.
All I Want for Christmas Is a New Christmas SongThe holiday-song canon is closed. Why?
How Big Is the American Closet?
“I'm a Writer Who Hustled, Not a Hustler Who Wrote”: An Interview With John Rechy
76 Countries Where Same-Sex Relationships Are Illegal
A $335,000 Tiara? You Shouldn’t Have!Absurdly expensive gifts for the super-rich.
The Santa ConspiracyMy first crisis of belief.