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Last Week’s Contest
The winner: Ellen
You know the rules. Give me the gum.
They told me it was going to be a fist bump.
The actual caption: US President Barack Obama reaches out to shake hands with India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during a meeting on the sidelines of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and East Asia summits in Nusa Dua on Indonesia's resort island of Bali on November 18, 2011. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
TODAY IN SLATE
The Budget Disaster that Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola
How Movies Like Contagion and Outbreak Distort Our Response to Real Epidemics
PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer
Everything You Should Know About Today’s Eclipse
An Unscientific Ranking of Really, Really Old German Beers
Welcome to 13th Grade!
Some high schools are offering a fifth year. That’s a great idea.
The Actual World
“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.