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.
The Myths of Katrina Ten years after the storm, falsehoods about warnings, violence, and recovery persist. Here’s the truth.
More Than Twenty Years After the Story in Show Me a Hero, Yonkers’ Affordable-Housing Fight Isn’t Over
The Limits of Language Wittgenstein explains why we always misunderstand one another on the Internet.
What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.
It’s Just That Feeling Our irrationally intense fear of face-identifying technology is holding us back.