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Putting the Trash in EurotrashThe Eurovision Song Contest proves that Europeans are just as tacky as Americans.
Kate's Dress! That Queen! Those Hats!Could the elegant royal wedding signal the end of porno chic?
The Best and Worst of Oscar FashionSimon Doonan names the 10 most noteworthy looks of the night.
Beyond TinselHow to use pot-scrubbers and costume jewelry to decorate your tree. Plus: The master window dresser judges your Christmas decorating efforts!
The Terrorists Among Us Forget Syria. The most dangerous religious extremists are migrants from North and South Carolina.
A Radical Experiment in Democracy Is Happening in Northern Syria. Americans Need to Start Paying Attention.
The “Useful Thanks Purveyor” Bonus Segment The Culture Gabfest hosts welcome culture editor Dan Kois to discuss the archetypal family roles at Thanksgiving dinners.
The Overlooked Books of 2015 Slate Book Review critics recommend 27 books you’d probably love if only you knew about them.
Why Does Google Say Jerusalem Is the Capital of Israel? It has to do with the fact that the Web is now optimized for machines, not people.
The Craziest Endings in College Football History After the turkey, enjoy some classic finishes.