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Every Conversation Between A Parent And A Child In Four Conversations

Slate | Christina Anderson | Posted 10.07.2015 | Parents

This post, by author Sean Williams, originally appeared on Visit Slate for more.    Illustrations by Natalie Matthews-Ramo ...

The Real Battle Over Ad-Blocking Is Between Big Tech And Independent Media

Dan Kennedy | Posted 09.24.2015 | Media
Dan Kennedy

Such an arrangement may be the best way to preserve independent media on the open web. Users would be able to protect themselves from abusive adware without freeloading. And web publishers who see their traffic drop might decide it's time to change their ways.

On the "A" w/Souleo: Bionka, Trans Star of New Show Transcendent is Ready to Open Up

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 09.24.2015 | Gay Voices
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

As one of the stars of the new docu-series Transcendent, Bionka is stepping into the spotlight and she intends to stay there, along with other trans public figures.

Will the Media Call Out Donald Trump on His Anti-Vaxxer Nonsense?

Dan Kennedy | Posted 09.18.2015 | Media
Dan Kennedy

By any reasonable standard of what constitutes acceptable public discourse, Donald Trump's presidential campaign should have ended on Wednesday at about 10:50 p.m. That's when he set his extravagantly sprayed hair on fire by indulging in some truly dangerous myths about vaccines.

The Faithful Shopper: Services I Swear By

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 09.01.2015 | New York
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Faith Hope Consolo

Manhattan is brimming with all types of services, from high-end repair shops and cleaners to prime restorers and more, to keep all of your luxury and beloved belongings in top shape.

I Am Terrified Of Taking My Child Literally Anywhere

Slate | Caroline Bologna | Posted 07.27.2015 | Parents
Read More: Slate, Parents News

This week, all of your friends’ Facebooks exploded over a mini-melee at Marcy’s Diner, a tiny restaurant in Portland, Maine. Accounts dif...

Slate: Clickhole, The Best Thing On The Internet

Slate | Posted 06.09.2015 | Media

No judgment, but you waste a lot of time on the internet, right? Which means sometime in the past year or so, something like this happened: You’re o...

John Paul Stevens: 95 and Going Strong

Fran Moreland Johns | Posted 06.02.2015 | Politics
Fran Moreland Johns

Retired Justice John Paul Stevens, a man of many accomplishments, comes across as a man of few regrets. The latter might be summed up in two words: Ci...

Slate: The End Of Gayness?

Slate | Bryan Lowder | Posted 05.13.2015 | Gay Voices

“You know,” observed a recent dinner guest, glancing around our living room between sips of his digestif, “there are a lot of strong women in th...

The (Second) Best Color Optical Illusion You'll See All Week

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 02.27.2015 | Arts

This article originally appeared on Slate. By Phil Plait Via my evil twin Richard Wiseman comes one of the best color optical illusions I have e...

(VIDEO) Slate's Jacob Weisberg on Podcasting: "It's the Most Intense User Experience of Any Medium"

Andy Plesser | Posted 04.19.2015 | Media
Andy Plesser

PHOENIX - The audio podcast, long cast aside by many news organizations, is finding a resurgence.   Says Jacob Weisberg, editor-in-chief of Slate Gro...

This Optical Illusion Will Make Your Eyes Bulge And Your Brain Burst

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 01.09.2015 | Arts

This article originally appeared on Slate. By Phil Plait I love optical illusions, especially ones where you know what your eyes are telling your ...

Last Year Was Great For Feminism. Is A Backlash Coming?

Slate | Amanda Marcotte | Posted 01.07.2015 | Women

"It was a watershed year for women, and for feminism, as we refused to accept the pandemic of violence against women -- the rape, the murder, the beat...

(VIDEO) Slate Publisher Sees 'Huge Business' Potential In Podcasts

Andy Plesser | Posted 03.01.2015 | Media
Andy Plesser

CHICAGO -- For many, it is a forgotten medium that never quite fulfilled its promise. But podcast publishers who have done well tend to have done rea...

My Top Ten 'Top Ten Critics List' Critic's List

John K. Herr | Posted 02.26.2015 | Comedy
John K. Herr

It's the end of the year, which means endless end-of-the-year lists, especially for TV shows. And I didn't watch TV this year. Seriously. I cut the cable cord in 2008. Yes, I am superior to you, thanks for asking.

The Beauty Of Scars That Tell A Story

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 11.14.2014 | Arts

This story originally appeared on Slate. By David Rosenberg Some images in this post depict serious bodily injuries. As a child growing ...

Day 3: Mosel Part Two, Red Grey and Blue

Britney Campbell | Posted 01.03.2015 | Taste
Britney Campbell

On day 3, I continued my journey through the Mosel region of Germany and found myself in the beautiful town of Pünderich and greeted by Clemens Busch...

Can You Really Know All Your Facebook Friends?

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 10.10.2014 | Arts

This post originally appeared on Slate. By David Rosenberg Willow & Foris Williams, Gorham, Maine, 2013. Relationship: friends, family friends,...

The Best Way To Organize Your Freezer Involves A Straw And A File Folder

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 10.07.2014 | Taste

It might sound weird, but it definitely works.

Behold, The Many Faces of Texas

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 10.03.2014 | Arts

This post originally appeared on Slate. By Jordan G. Teicher The first time Michael O’Brien set foot on Texas soil—in 1982 for a Life magazine...

The Love Story Between A Squirrel And A Horse, Told In An Adorably Surreal Photo Essay

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 09.26.2014 | Arts

This post originally appeared on Slate. By David Rosenberg There’s nothing more heartwarming than a love story between a horse and a squirre...

How The Gotham Typeface Came To Define Our Era

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.19.2014 | Arts

This post originally appeared on Slate. By Jacob Covey This is the third in a series of posts analyzing and celebrating typefaces. These posts ...

How One Woman Is Turning Her Online Harassment Into Art

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 09.12.2014 | Arts

This post originally appeared on Slate. By Phil Plait My good friend, Amy Davis Roth, is awesome. Or, more properly, awe-inspiring. On ...

Why I'm So Annoyed by the Recent Debate Over Home Cooking

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 11.08.2014 | Home
Bettina Elias Siegel

Last week a debate over family dinner and home cooking erupted in the blogosphere -- and I'm here to tell you that just about everyone involved is ticking me off.

Making Dinner Doesn't Need To Be As Hard As We Make It

Meagan Francis | Posted 11.08.2014 | Parents
Meagan Francis

all in all, we've become precious and perfectionistic about food to the extent that it almost seems not to count if we eat really well MOST of the time, while giving ourselves a break SOME of the time.