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 2021-10-22 13:00 

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What Happened When a Remote Irish Island Finally Got Broadband Internet...

"It may sound like a First World problem, but this is about more than Netflix. This was about sustainability. This was about the future."...

 2021-10-22 09:55 

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Think You're Smarter Than Slate's Director of Media Relations? Find Out With This Week's News Quiz....

Test your knowledge of this week's big stories....

 2021-10-22 09:50 

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How the Ghost of Jimmy Carter's Presidency Haunts Everything Biden Says About Supply Shortages...

The last from-the-top critique of American overconsumption generated a massive backlash....

 2021-10-22 09:45 

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The Truth About "Smartphone Pinkie"...

And what to really watch out for....

 2021-10-21 23:34 

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Who Killed Colin Powell?...

How vaccine refusers endanger everyone else....

 2021-10-21 22:05 

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Everything That Went Wrong With Donald Trump's New Social Network in the First 24 Hours...

And it hasn't even launched yet....

 2021-10-21 21:35 

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We're Starting to Learn Just How Big Democrats' Kyrsten Sinema Problem Is...

(It's big.)...

 2021-10-21 20:53 

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10 Questions About the New Ohio License Plate...

Salted or unsalted?...

 2021-10-21 20:48 

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Why North Korea Is Test-Launching Missiles From a Submarine and a Train...

And why it's uniquely concerning....

 2021-10-21 20:31 

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Merrick Garland's House Testimony Demonstrated the Failure of His Hyper-Cautious Approach to His Job...

By attempting to remove any hint of partisanship from the DOJ, Garland is enabling the GOP's assault on democracy....

 2021-10-21 20:17 

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There Are Seven Ways to See Dune . Which Should You Choose?...

Considerations include aspect ratios, your health, post-conversion 3D, and the future of the movies....

 2021-10-21 19:48 

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The Kind of Yucky Reason the Advice on Aspirin Has Shifted...

And why daily aspirin is still recommended for some people....

 2021-10-21 19:35 

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Colorado Passed a Major Police Reform. Will Other States Follow?...

And if so, could we see the end of qualified immunity?...

 2021-10-21 19:15 

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TikTok's Latest Breakout Star Hides Her Name, But She Can't Escape Her Fame...

The 20-year-old makes music for the extremely online....

 2021-10-21 18:26 

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25 Years of Slate Arguments...

Here's to a quarter century of sensible and outlandish proposals....

 2021-10-21 18:15 

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Dune Is a Ponderous Striptease With a Very Impressive Sandworm...

Denis Villeneuve's new movie adaptation is incomprehensible, awe-inspiring, and very, very sandy....

 2021-10-21 18:07 

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Joe Manchin Might Be a Sentient Brick of Coal, but There's Still a Chance Democrats Will Pass a Decent Climate Plan...

The planet may yet survive the West Virginia senator's red lines....

 2021-10-21 17:01 

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My Late Friend Gave Me a Potentially Dangerous Heirloom to Pass to His Son...

His widow wants me to keep it....

 2021-10-21 16:08 

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Twitter's Funniest, Weirdest Ex-Rock Star Explains Himself...

Eve 6 was never the biggest band. But now, it's one of the best Twitter follows....

 2021-10-21 15:48 

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Christmas Lights Need a Supply Chain Miracle...

Even holiday decorations are facing shortages this season....

 2021-10-21 09:58 

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Help! I Always Buy Fundraiser Crap From Other People's Kids. But No One Shows Up for My Marathons....

I feel taken for granted, and I'm over it....

 2021-10-21 09:55 

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Ask a Teacher: Will These Very Basic Morning Battles Ever Stop?...

Teacher advice on kindergarten blues, literature, and school choice....

 2021-10-21 09:45 

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The K-Pop Fans Who Have Become Digital Activists in Myanmar...

The skills they learned promoting their favorite idols have become instrumental in fighting for democracy....

 2021-10-20 22:05 

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I Can't Stop Thinking About What a Man Just Said to Me During Sex...

Is this a red flag?...

 2021-10-20 21:18 

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The Joe Manchin Rumor That Makes Absolutely No Sense...

Why would a guy with all this power ditch the Dems now?...

 2021-10-20 20:57 

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Republicans May Revive the Most Dangerous Kind of Gerrymandering...

The Supreme Court could let the GOP abolish a bedrock principle of democracy....

 2021-10-20 20:25 

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The Lawyer Behind Trump's Infamous Jan. 6 Memo Has a Galling New Defense...

Don't let Eastman's addition of alternative facts obscure the real ones....

 2021-10-20 20:00 

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An Interview With the Internet's New Favorite Oracle...

We talked to Noodle, the Nostradamus of the TikTok era....

 2021-10-20 18:16 

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Resistance Dems Are Incinerating Their Money Again in an Attempt to Take Down Marjorie Taylor Greene...

Democrats running against the MAGA superstar are pulling in huge fundraising hauls, despite their nonexistent chances of winning....

 2021-10-20 17:53 

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Dear Care and Feeding: Can an Introvert Really Be a Good Parent?...

Parenting advice on bath struggles, mean girls, and introversion worries....

 2021-10-20 17:21 

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Can the Virginia Governor's Race Tell Us Anything About the 2022 Midterms?...

The pundits sure want it to....

 2021-10-20 14:00 

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What Could Thoreau Teach Me, a Pakistani American Woman?...

The gifts of Walden Pond aren't so freely given to everyone who visits....

 2021-10-20 13:52 

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What Should Really Alarm Us About China's New "Hypersonic" Missile Test...

It's not the test itself....

 2021-10-20 13:00 

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What Happened When a Ransomware Attack Hit a Tiny Kansas County...

Pottawatomie County is far from alone in facing these challenges—or in the choices it had to make....

 2021-10-20 09:50 

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Have Cities Really Made Allergies Worse by Planting Mostly Male Trees?...

"Botanical sexism" is a catchy idea, but some scientists think it's a con....

 2021-10-20 09:45 

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What Monica Lewinsky's New Documentary on Public Shaming Gets Wrong...

Somehow even Lewinsky isn't cynical enough about what it means to be mean online....

 2021-10-20 02:00 

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What's Fact and What's Fiction in the Impeachment Episode Where Bill Clinton Commits Perjury...

Linda Tripp is lampooned on SNL, and the Lewinsky story finally breaks—gasp!—on the internet....

 2021-10-20 00:08 

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My Husband Made a Shocking Proposal to My Best Friend. And Then It Got Worse....

It only got worse when I asked him about it....

 2021-10-19 21:44 

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How Historically Accurate Is Matt Damon's Hideous Mullet in The Last Duel ?...

Certain peevish monks would have strenuously objected to this look....

 2021-10-19 20:08 

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Texas Wants to Force a 20-Lane Highway Through Austin...

The city has other ideas....

 2021-10-19 19:49 

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Ending Roe Could Send More Women to Prison for Miscarrying...

In a post-Roe world, the loss of a pregnancy might result in charges of homicide, feticide or aggravated assault....

 2021-10-19 19:47 

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Why Going in Circles Can Make for a Great Video Game...

In the new Nintendo Switch game, there's nothing better than going back to the beginning....

 2021-10-19 19:43 

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There's a Potential Grenade at the Center of the Crypto Economy...

The stablecoin Tether appears to be neither stable nor especially tethered....

 2021-10-19 18:56 

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The Bigger Reason Washington State Fired Its Vaccine-Refusing Football Coach...

Other coaches around the sport, of all backgrounds and politics, understood what he didn't....

 2021-10-19 17:04 

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Zebra Update: Apparently the Only Way to Catch the Escaped Zebras Is to Rope in More Zebras...

What could go wrong?...

 2021-10-19 15:14 

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My Mother-in-Law Has $100,000 in Student Debt—and She Just Revealed an Alarming Plan for What to Do About It...

I don't want to be on the hook for her bad behavior....

 2021-10-19 13:00 

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I Thought a Wearable Breast Pump Would Solve My Problems...

But the problems are bigger than a couple of leaky tubes....

 2021-10-19 10:00 

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Help! I Am Completely in Over My Head at My New Job....

I can tell people are catching on to me being out of my league....

 2021-10-19 09:55 

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Dear Care and Feeding: One of My Twins Outshines the Other...

Parenting advice on twinhood, gifted and talented programs, and pronouns....

 2021-10-19 09:50 

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When Did This Time of Year Become "Spooky Season"? The Elusive History of a Cursed Phrase....

"To me it really starts ramping up even as early as mid-July," one adherent claimed....

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