Painted in 1901, The Blue Room is considered one of Picasso's first masterpieces. But a conservator in the 1950s first noted odd brushstrokes that didn't seem to match the rest of the composition.
Patty Murray Should Be the Next Senate Minority Leader The Washington senator is a better choice than Elizabeth Warren or Chuck Schumer.
Inside Higher Ed
Fighting Words? A professor compared Hamas to a rabid pit bull. Free speech couldn’t protect him from student vitriol.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Alison Griswold describes her experience reporting on the Germanwings tragedy.
Could Better Psychological Testing Prevent a Tragedy Like the Germanwings Crash? Probably not.