Slate V puts on its thinking cap and imagines how the Trinity University football team, which scored a touchdown on a 15-lateral play against Millsaps College on Oct. 27, might have planned such a miraculous play. Hint: It includes a well-placed blind toss.
TODAY IN SLATE
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The Most Ingenious Teaching Device Ever Invented
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An All-Female Mission to Mars
As a NASA guinea pig, I verified that women would be cheaper to launch than men.