Jennifer Lawrence and Michael Fassbender Smoked Up the Stage at the Big Lebowski Table Read
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Inside JobWhy American vet Elliott Ackerman wrote about insider attacks from the Afghan perspective in his novel, Green on Blue.
“Violence Against Women Is the Foreigners’ Fault”What happens to Afghan women when the U.S. military pulls out?
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America’s Worst PresidentHow Andrew Johnson betrayed Lincoln and screwed America for a century.
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The Walking Dead PodcastListen to an early release of Slate’s recap of the Season 5 finale, “Conquer.”
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Meeting to Marriage in Eight Dates onThe BachelorChris and Whitney’s hyper-accelerated romance condensed into 2½ minutes.
The Universal Allure of WarHow the enhanced emotional experience of combat takes hold in conflict zones.
“They’re Freebasing the Crystal Meth of Purpose”Why the pull of war is so strong for soldiers (and journalists) in combat zones.
What Gives Popcorn Its Pop?Slow-motion video shows why kernels leap and emit their distinctive sound.
We Need to Spend More on Our Soldiers and Sailors Yes, the U.S. already spends a lot on our military. But our people are more valuable—and cost more—than any other armed force in the world.
Safeway Almost Made a Massive Deal With Theranos. Now It’s Teaming Up With Theranos’ Biggest Rival.
Cards Against Humanity Asked People to Give It $5 on Black Friday for Nothing in Return. The Stunt Worked.
Girl, Uninterruptible Prudie advises a letter writer upset over a college freshman daughter’s lack of contact.
A New Statue in Edinburgh Honors a Bear Named Wojtek That Served in the Polish Military During World War II
Attacks on Abortion Clinics Should Be Prosecuted as Terrorism It’s the right thing, both practically and philosophically.
A Radical Experiment in Democracy Is Happening in Northern Syria. Americans Need to Start Paying Attention.
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The Best Movies and TV Shows Coming This Month to Netflix, Hulu, HBO NOW, and Amazon Prime
Internet-Connected Toys Are Getting Hacked, and It’s As Creepy As We Feared It Would Be
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