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June 26 2008 4:39 PM

Green and Scary: Hulk and Happening

Friday, June 13, 2008

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Summary Judgment: Happening, Hulk
Writer Mark Jordan Legan sizes up The Incredible Hulk, starring Edward Norton and Liv Tyler; the M. Night Shyamalan thriller The Happening; and the drama Quid Pro Quo about a semiparalyzed radio reporter's self-realizations. (Listen to the segment. Watch "Summary Judgment" on Slate V.)

Thursday, June 12, 2008

XX Factor: What Do People Want in a First Lady?
The primary season is over, but scrutiny of the candidates—and their wives—has just begun. Madeleine Brand talks to "XX Factor" bloggers Emily Bazelon and Melinda Henneberger about how pundits are analyzing the potential first ladies. (Listen to the segment.)

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Warding off Alzheimer's with Ibuprofen
The painkiller may turn out to be the one of the best tools to prevent Alzheimer's. But consistent use of ibuprofen can cause physical problems. What to do? Madeleine Brand speaks with medical contributor Dr. Sydney Spiesel. (Listen to the segment.)

TODAY IN SLATE

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Black people’s disdain for “proper English” and academic achievement is a myth.

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The One Fact About Ebola That Should Calm You: It Spreads Slowly

Operation Backbone

How White Boy Rick, a legendary Detroit cocaine dealer, helped the FBI uncover brazen police corruption.

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Music

How Even an Old Hipster Can Age Gracefully

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How Tattoo Parlors Became the Barber Shops of Hipster Neighborhoods

This Gargantuan Wind Farm in Wyoming Would Be the Hoover Dam of the 21st Century

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  News & Politics
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  Business
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  Life
Outward
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  Double X
The XX Factor
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  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 1 2014 3:24 PM Revelry (and Business) at Mohonk Photos and highlights from Slate’s annual retreat.
  Arts
Brow Beat
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  Technology
Future Tense
Oct. 1 2014 6:59 PM EU’s Next Digital Commissioner Thinks Keeping Nude Celeb Photos in the Cloud Is “Stupid”
  Health & Science
Science
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  Sports
Sports Nut
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