A Summer Rube Goldberg Machine That Sets a Watermelon on Fire
What Should Swimmers Do if They’re in Danger of Drowning?
MV? OBX? LOL! Stop Putting Those Oval Vacation Stickers on Your Car.
Do Not Fear the Bouncy House
The Maine Lobster Population Is in Decline, and Now Summer Is Ruined
Why Shakespeare Gets Weird in the Summer
Slate Readers Tell Their Best Summer Romance Stories
Why Do We Refer to Boats as “She,” Anyway?
Why Are Swimsuits So Expensive?
Our Best and Worst Summer Romance Moments—Now We Want to Hear Yours
Will This Summer’s Big-Budget Disasters Change Hollywood Forever?
I Picked My Daughter up at the Camp I Went to 36 Years Ago. Camp’s the Same, She’s Changed.
On Not Owning a Vacation Home
Why are air conditioners so heavy?
Is This Lifeguard Too Tired to See the Drowning Kid in Front of Him?
What to Read on an Airplane
Your Best and Worst Summer Job Stories
Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning