New York Needs Coyotes
Coyotes may be wily, even virtually invisible, but they’re changing our cities.
Why Cecil Was Such an Important LionIn videos, photos, and scientific research papers, he was a star.
A Brief History of EverythingA supersized MinutePhysics that tackles our evolution, from the Big Bang to present day.
Where Seekers and Spiritualists ConvergeIs there room for all these Yetis, UFOs, and Yaktavians on one volcano?
Slate Voice: “Unhealthy Fixation: The Misleading War on GMOs”Listen to Will Saletan explain why labeling won’t make you safer in his investigative study of the anti-GMO movement.
This Is How Scientists Detect Secret Nuclear TestsTheir methods include systems to monitor surface, underground, and underwater tests.
Everything You Need to Know About Shark Bites in North CarolinaPlus: What to do if you get a finned visitor at the beach.
In a Contest Between an Immovable Object and an Unstoppable Force, Who Wins?It all depends on if there actually is such a thing as an immovable object.
A Wheel DealEPA’s new standards for truck fuel efficiency may look daunting, but experts say they’re “easily achievable.”
Bed-Wetting Is Not a Moral FailingThe bizarre, desperate, occasionally cruel medical treatments for a common complaint.
Could a Catastrophic Earthquake Really Destroy Seattle?Worried Pacific Northwesterners seek reassurance from geologists, who are the worst people to ask for reassurance.
Unhealthy FixationThe war against genetically modified organisms is full of fearmongering, errors, and fraud. Labeling them will not make you safer.
Is SeaWorld Honest About the Health and Safety of Captive Orcas?What’s barely truth and what’s missing in the troubled park’s latest ad campaign.
What You Really See in a Wildlife DocumentaryShark Week is a great time to read this insider’s account.