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Dear Prudence Live Chat
For Jul. 6, 2015
Toilet Brushes Are Gross. Can This Water Gun Make Them Obsolete?
The Empire State Building and the Grateful Dead Teamed Up for an Epic Farewell Jam
What the Reddit Rebellion Is Really About
Influential moderators blacked out much of the site. Their reasons have big implications for Reddit’s future.
The BBC’s Hilarious 1948 Style Guidelines “On Matters of Taste”
Thomas Piketty Explains Why the Germans Are Being Massive Hypocrites About Greece’s Debt
Burt Shavitz, Reclusive Hippie Who Co-Founded Burt’s Bees and Sold His Stake Early, Dies at 80
John Oliver Replaces His Usual Deep Dive With 15 “Shallow Dives”
The Easiest Way to Clean Dust Bunnies
Banish bunnies from hard to reach places without moving furniture.
These Dark, Mysterious Photos of London Will Keep You up at Night
Watch Abby Wambach Embrace Her Wife—on National TV!—After World Cup Victory
No, Oregon Did Not “Gag” That Anti-Gay Bakery. Here’s What Really Happened.
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Trapped in the web of Joshua Cohen’s Book of Numbers.
If You Find A Dead Eagle It's Your Patriotic Duty To Send It To The National Eagle Repository
Greek Government Reportedly Extending Bank Closures; Flamboyant Finance Minister Resigns
Bin Laden Walks Into a Bar
Why teenagers love making jokes about 9/11.
Once You Start Adding Yogurt to Your Whipped Cream, You Won’t Be Able to Stop
Craft Brewing Has a Sexism Problem
There are gross puns and derogatory illustrations on far too many beer labels. The misogyny needs to stop.
True Detective’s Title Designer on Bringing the Soul of the Show to Its Opening Moments
When You’re a Lesbian, Trying to Become Pregnant Is a Very Public Process
Why Do TV Characters All Own the Same Weird Old Blanket? A Slate Investigation.
M43: A Show-Stopping Stellar Nursery
Airbnb Is Thriving. Hotels Are Thriving.
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Sexual Reality Check
On this podcast about sexual myths, penis size, and sex after 70, The Checkup sticks to the facts.
This Is What a World Cup Champion Looks Like, America
The Unexpected Lightness of Milan Kundera’s New Novel
The 86-year-old author has grown surprisingly—and delightfully—cheerful.
"Pearl Harbor" Trending on Twitter. This Is Why the U.S. Can't Have Nice Things.
What Athens Looked Like Immediately After Greece Voted “No”
Are Cats Really Wild Animals?
Experts clash over whether they count as a domesticated species.
Hillary Clinton Leaves Encouraging Comment For Gay Teen in Humans of New York Photo
Your Wi-Fi Network’s Soft Underbelly
You probably don’t even think about this easy way for hackers to sneak in.
The United States Wins World Cup. Watch the Insane Four-Goal Stretch That Made It Happen.
Kids of Helicopter Parents Are Sputtering Out
Recent studies suggests that kids with overinvolved parents and rigidly structured childhoods suffer psychological blowback in college.
I Haven’t Got Time for the ’Paign
Finally, a browser extension that will allow you to filter out campaign coverage until it really matters.
Greece Called Europe’s Bluff. Will Europe Really Let Greece Crash Out of the Euro?
Greece Rejects Bailout Terms in Referendum Landslide (Update)
The VA Rehabilitates Itself
A polished new video series touts veteran success stories. Will the department make more of them happen?
Your Smartphone’s Personal Air Conditioner
Chevy’s curious new in-car feature.
A Plane Crashed on a Crowded California Beach on the Fourth of July (Video)