Slate ! That's technically a magazine. Yes, yes, magazine by a hair. Okay, here we go, let's take a look at which articles this week everyone will be referencing in conversation as if they did not just about read these things in Slate . As in: Q: "Oh, did you know so-and-so fun fact about so-and-so marginal aspect of bee-keeping or children's literature or the economy of Idaho or whatever?" A: "Yes, yes. In fact, bee-keeping or children's literature or the economy of Idaho is currently experiencing this sort of trend and here is an unconventional rationale regarding why everything will eventually be fine!" Knowledge!