Just last week Slate published a piece on why you don't see unicorns these days. And then suddenly, there one is on Wall Street. Post your captions—20 words or fewer—in the comments section.
The winner: Bob
Red Sox Choke Excuse 341: Hugo Chavez was controlling John Lackey's pitches with his evil telekinetic eyes.
The actual caption: Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez plays with a baseball during a broadcast speech at the presidential palace Miraflores on September 29, 2011. Chavez on Thursday denied a report that his health has taken a turn for the worse, telling Venezuelans he was "doing well" as he recovered from cancer-fighting chemotherapy. (Juan Barreto/AFP/Getty Images).
TODAY IN SLATE
Justice Ginsburg’s Crucial Dissent in the Texas Voter ID Case
The Jarring Experience of Watching White Americans Speak Frankly About Race
How Facebook’s New Feature Could Come in Handy During a Disaster
The Most Ingenious Teaching Device Ever Invented
Sprawl, Decadence, and Environmental Ruin in Nevada
You Should Be Able to Sell Your Kidney
Or at least trade it for something.
- Texas Lab Worker on Cruise Tests Negative for Ebola as Dallas Hospital Apologizes
- Police Use Tear Gas to Break Up College Pumpkin Festival Turned Violent
- Racist Rancher Cliven Bundy Challenges Eric Holder in Bizarre Campaign Ad
- Supreme Court Allows Texas Law That Accepts Handgun Permits but not College IDs to Vote
An All-Female Mission to Mars
As a NASA guinea pig, I verified that women would be cheaper to launch than men.