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The Eye

An Artist Who Paints With Fire and Feathers

Outward
Oct. 31 2014 12:15 PMRocky Horror Is Surely Queer. But Is It Good for the Gays?
Family
Oct. 31 2014 11:26 AMHow to Scare People on HalloweenIf you are a boy, dress up like Elsa. 
The Vault
Oct. 31 2014 8:12 AMCommemorative Illustrations Showing Off the Gorgeous Parades of Late-Medieval Germany
Food
Oct. 30 2014 3:46 PMTricky TreatsThe newest trend in Halloween sweets? Candy that’s supposed to taste like other candy.
Inside Higher Ed
Oct. 30 2014 2:35 PMLet the Right Ones InAn engineering college has a new metric for admitting students: “locus of control”
Atlas Obscura
Oct. 30 2014 12:08 PMOn This Day in 1961: The Most Powerful Human-Made Explosion Ever
The Vault
Oct. 30 2014 11:06 AM“Love Your Government, Or Else.” A Civil War-Era Infographic With a Mission.
Dear Prudence
Oct. 30 2014 6:00 AMThe Right to Say I Don’tThe law finally allows me to marry my boyfriend—only he doesn’t want to.
Dear Prudence
Oct. 29 2014 5:29 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor Nov. 3, 2014.
Atlas Obscura
Oct. 29 2014 12:17 PMTurns Out Dinosaur Parks Have Changed Quite a Bit Since 1854
Outward
Oct. 29 2014 9:53 AMIf Lesbians Are Attracted to Women, Why Do Some of Them Dress Like Men? (Video.)
Family
Oct. 28 2014 4:29 PMThe Awful TruthThe world is a terrible place. Your kids already know it. There’s no point in lying to them.
Lexicon Valley
Oct. 28 2014 1:38 PMWhat Do You Call the Night Before Halloween?
Atlas Obscura
Oct. 28 2014 12:35 PMA Cloying Kernel of Evil: The History of Candy Corn
Outward
Oct. 28 2014 11:38 AMHow to Get Away With Murder Isn't Shy About Gay Sex. But Its Crude Take on Sexual Roles Is Embarrassing. 
Atlas Obscura
Oct. 31 2014 11:31 AMIt's Halloween. Time for a Chat With Harry Houdini's Ghost.
Explainer
Oct. 31 2014 9:15 AMWhen Did Ghosts Start Saying “Boo”?Plus: Is boo a scary word in other languages, too?
Quora
Oct. 31 2014 8:06 AMWhat Made the U.S. So Powerful?
Outward
Oct. 30 2014 3:42 PMWhy Are AIDS Activists Protesting Ebola Quarantines? 
Outward
Oct. 30 2014 12:26 PMThe Gayest Show on Television Is About Two Straight Men. (Video.)
Education
Oct. 30 2014 11:37 AMYour Professor Isn’t a Lazy LudditeWhen a college class goes low-tech, students should be delighted, not disappointed.
Lexicon Valley
Oct. 30 2014 10:26 AMWhat Ghostbusters Tells Us About the Hidden Rules of Conversation
Gentleman Scholar
Oct. 29 2014 7:20 PMTurning 40A gift guide for the new quadragenarian in your life.
The Eye
Oct. 29 2014 12:57 PMThe Strange, Spooky History of the Ouija Board
The Vault
Oct. 29 2014 11:09 AMThe Black Humor of WWI Soldiers, in a Parody Form Letter to Wives
Drink
Oct. 28 2014 11:55 PMFlavor of the MonthThe pumpkin cocktail trend is proof that we are a nation of children.
Outward
Oct. 28 2014 1:45 PMYes, You Can Be Fired for Being Kinky
The Eye
Oct. 28 2014 1:10 PMSweden Has Its Own Font. Should the U.S.?  
The Vault
Oct. 28 2014 12:06 PMEtiquette Lessons for the Annoying Moviegoers of Early Cinema
Quora
Oct. 28 2014 10:04 AMWill Textspeak Ever Replace Standard English?

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