Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2008
Medical Examiner: Chocolate May Give You Acne After All
New research brings the old wives' tale—that eating sugar causes breakouts—back to life. Madeleine Brand speaks with Dr. Sydney Spiesel, a pediatrician and professor at Yale Medical School, about the findings. Listen to the segment.
Human Guinea Pig: Drag King for a Day
Emily Yoffe dressed up as Tom Jones and then lip-synched to a crowd of women dressed as men. The experience left her with a whole new perspective on life. She shares her insights on how to be a good drag king. Listen to the segment.
TODAY IN SLATE
Driving in Circles
The autonomous Google car may never actually happen.
Where Ebola Lives Between Outbreaks
Gunman Killed Inside Canadian Parliament; Soldier Shot at National Monument Dies
Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band
Can it be again?
The Simpsons World App Is Here, and Nearly Perfect
“I’m Not a Scientist” Is No Excuse
Politicians brag about their ignorance while making ignorant decisions.
The Right to Run
If you can vote, you should be able to run for public office—any office.