Science
Sept. 25 2014 3:10 PMA Man Drinks a Fifth of Jack Daniel’s in 13 SecondsHow much alcohol does it take to kill you?
Sept. 24 2014 12:35 PMMisogyny Is Not Human NatureOnline spaces shouldn’t be dominated by bitter baboons.
Sept. 23 2014 4:33 PMWho Deserves Those 4 Inches of Airplane Seat Space?An investigation into the economics of reclining.
Sept. 22 2014 12:15 PMThe Changing Face of Climate ChangeWill the leaders of the People’s Climate March now lead the movement?
Sept. 18 2014 3:35 PMDo People Still Die of Rabies?And how do you know if an animal is rabid?
Sept. 16 2014 1:39 PMThe Case of the Missing CerebellumHow did a Chinese woman live 24 years missing part of her brain?
Sept. 11 2014 1:29 PMDid DNA Evidence Really Identify Jack the Ripper?Behind the hype is some shoddy forensic science.
Sept. 10 2014 4:15 PMWhy Is So Much Honey Clover Honey?Honeybees pollinate almonds and fruit trees, but we don’t have much almond honey.
Sept. 8 2014 4:00 PMThe Smartest SnakesThe strange myths and even stranger reality of cottonmouths. 
Sept. 3 2014 8:22 AMThe Science of TruthinessConservative beliefs make a lot more sense when you’re not paying attention.
Aug. 29 2014 9:01 AMThe Best Things to Do in a Bear EncounterFirst: Figure out what kind of bear you’re facing.
Aug. 27 2014 3:55 PMAll the Strange Ways People Attract MosquitosYour blood type is just the beginning.
Aug. 21 2014 12:38 PMI Sensed That Many Had Never Told Their Story to an Outsider”The story behind “What Do Talking Apes Really Tell Us.”
Aug. 19 2014 11:42 PMWhat Makes People Look Like Their Pets?The eyes are a window to the ego.
Aug. 18 2014 11:45 PMA Memorable FlightHow people with and without post-traumatic stress disorder recall 25 minutes of terror.
Sept. 25 2014 9:09 AMTrust MeWhat I learned about the emotional side of our faith in others.
Sept. 24 2014 12:28 PMChart: Drugs Kill YoungThe number of Americans killed by drugs and the victims’ average age at death, charted.
Sept. 23 2014 1:38 PMWhy Is Fall Red in America but Yellow in Europe?A possible explanation, 35 million years in the making.
Sept. 22 2014 8:08 AMSlate Voice: “Why Is So Much Honey Clover Honey?”Mike Vuolo shares the story of your honey.
Sept. 16 2014 4:09 PMIt’s All ConnectedWhat links creativity, conspiracy theories, and delusions? A phenomenon called apophenia.
Sept. 12 2014 11:26 AMWhy Identical Twins Aren’t Really Identical
Sept. 11 2014 12:27 PMTrench WarfareThe feds want to define “waters of the United States” scientifically. Farmers are freaked out.
Sept. 10 2014 4:04 PMCan Blue Whales Recover?Populations off California may have reached historic levels, but that is not the case everywhere.
Sept. 4 2014 3:25 PMWhy Do American Alligators Attack People, but American Crocodiles Don’t?A strange Florida case, explained.
Sept. 2 2014 2:54 PMAn Image So Powerful NASA Spent 20 Years Debunking It  
Aug. 29 2014 8:08 AMFifty Years of WildernessThe Wilderness Act’s most practical, important protection is its prohibition on roads.
Aug. 27 2014 3:00 PMWhich U.S. City Has the Worst Drivers?A Slate investigation.
Aug. 20 2014 11:50 PMWhat Do Talking Apes Really Tell Us?The strange, disturbing world of Koko the gorilla and Kanzi the bonobo.
Aug. 19 2014 1:19 PMThe Best (and Worst) Ways to Avoid Lightning StrikesLying on the ground? Seeking shelter in a car? What about the “30/30” rule?
Aug. 14 2014 1:06 PMThe Power of TreesThe U.S. Forest Service wants to prove the immediate, measurable effects of tree loss on human health.

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