The journal Biology Letters published a study in which 1,453 women and 213 men were asked to rate faces with what researchers amusingly called “four standard levels of beardedness.” The results actually vindicated both bearded and clean-shaven men.
Roads & Kingdoms
Soccer and Tear Gas An amateur team in Turkish Kurdistan competes against a backdrop of police violence and a moribund peace process.
The XX Factor
This Drug for Binge-Eating Disorder May Be Shady. That Doesn’t Mean the Disease Isn't Real.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Josh Keating read about making music in the Anthropocene and journeyed into the heart of coding darkness.
Big Doctor Is Watching How your fitness tracker could increase your health insurance costs someday.