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The Best Movies of 2013
It was an outrageous year of cinematic bounty.
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Slate’s Favorite Recipes of the Year
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All I Want for Christmas Is a New Christmas Song
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Are All of Your Photo Memories Actually Making You Forget?
How a few liberal activists got the mainstream media to cover a “war” they made up.
Former San Diego Mayor Avoids Jail Time, Sentenced to Home Confinement
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Hang Up And Listen
Hang Up and Listen: The “In the Conversation” Edition
Slate’s sports podcast on the BCS title matchup, the Jameis Winston case, a snowy NFL weekend, and the United States’ World Cup draw.
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Society Tells Men That Friendship Is Girly. Men Respond by Not Having Friends.
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In a live chat, Prudie counsels a man who spent a fantastic weekend with a woman but wants to wait before having sex again.
The One Thing Google, Facebook, Apple, and Microsoft All Agree On
We Are Now Criminalizing Awesome Secret Compartments. What Is Wrong With This Country?
Was the World Cup Draw Rigged? The Strongest Evidence Behind the Dubious Claim.
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Alleged Victim of the “Knockout Game” Was Actually a Victim of Domestic Violence
“I'm a Writer Who Hustled, Not a Hustler Who Wrote”: An Interview With John Rechy
The World's Coolest Treehouse Hotel
Raise the Gas Tax!
Earl Blumenauer stands up for the best, least popular idea in politics.
Coding Is Great, but Maybe Everyone Should Learn to Read
The Biggest Fault Slip in History Led to Japan's 2011 Tsunami
It was even bigger than the infamous Chilean earthquake in 1960.
Will the Supreme Court Stop the EPA From Fighting Pollution State by State?
That’s the question in a case that will be argued on Tuesday.