Methodological note: to the list of defects with the Google data—like the "bees fucking honey" problem—add the appearance of "Rwandan genocide" in pre-1990s sources. It looks as if journals have been misdated, probably by their date of origin instead of their issue date.
TODAY IN SLATE
The World’s Politest Protesters
The Occupy Central demonstrators are courteous. That’s actually what makes them so dangerous.
The Religious Right Is Not Happy With Republicans
The Feds Have Declared War on Encryption—and the New Privacy Measures From Apple and Google
You Might Not Be Crazy if You Think You Can Hear the Earth Humming
These “Dark” Lego Masterpieces Are Delightful and Evocative
Black people’s disdain for “proper English” and academic achievement is a myth.