The Creepiest Book of the Year Imagines a World Without Sleep
Is Social Acceptance Making LGBTQ Movies Square and Stodgy?
What Happened at Slate This Week?Stuff to read when you need to escape from your family gathering.
The Short, Sad, Stupid Story of the Last Tree of Ténéré
White or Dark, but Never ScrambledWhy don’t Americans eat turkey eggs?
Tale of the TapeMy family wants to screen an old home movie of them being horrible to me at Christmas.
A Fine Whine
The Recline and Fall of Western CivilizationTilting your seat back on an airplane is pure evil. But so is installing seats that recline in the first place.
Slate Voice: “Giving Thanks After a Split”Listen to Aisha Harris read about the Thanksgiving that brought her divorced parents together.
An Adorable Apple Pie ABC for Hungry 19th-Century Children
Love Actually Almost Had a Lesbian Storyline (Video)
I Was a Teenage Lesbian Cybersex Junkie
Behind the Scenes
Sweet Dreams Are Made of ThisDo recurring dreams mean anything? Slate staffers discuss.
Down With Alarm Clocks!
Dear Prudence Live ChatFor Nov. 30, 2015.
This Is the Queerest Thing to Ever Happen on Dancing With the Stars (Video)
How Do Collectors Establish Relationships With Auction Houses?
A Walkable Map of the World, Made From Soil and Stone by One Man
Will Amazon Handmade Be the End of Etsy?
Avoid Overeating at Thanksgiving by Ditching Your Serving Tongs and Good China
Watch People Listen Nervously as Their Partners Describe Their Sleep Habits
Merry Thoughts, Naughty Bits: Putting the "Bone" in Wishbones
Inside Higher Ed
Why Honor Thomas Jefferson?Students are now criticizing their campuses for elevating a man they call a rapist and a racist.
This Picturesque Island Graveyard Is the Final Resting Place of Dozens of Notorious Pirates
20 Guests, 19 PiesWhat happens when a Thanksgiving tradition gets completely out of hand.
A Bitingly Satirical Map of the World According to ISIS
The Road Trip That Made the Modern American Highway PossibleHow a group of enterprising auto executives convinced the nation to pave its dusty paths.
The Kindly BrontosaurusThe amazing, prehistoric posture that will get you whatever you want, whenever you want it.
Why Do Actresses Make Less Than Actors?
A Fine Whine
Take a One-Way Trip From Tatty to NattyIn defense of looking nice for your flight or train ride.
Pennsylvania’s School Funding Is So Screwed Up That It Almost Upended Its Whole Tax System to Fix It