Alison George

New Scientist
Aug. 10 2014 8:19 AMWhat’s the Worst Place to Be When the Power Goes Out?The South Pole. In winter.
New Scientist
April 7 2013 8:30 AMThe Paleo Diet Is a Paleo FantasyTrue, we haven’t evolved for modern life. But that doesn’t mean you should eat or exercise old-school.
New Scientist
Aug. 5 2012 8:07 AMChivalry at Sea?In a shipwreck, it’s every man for himself.
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March 11 2012 6:15 AMIs the Tea Party Fair-Minded?Psychologist Jonathan Haidt on morality and politics.
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Sept. 8 2013 9:30 AMI Could Have Sworn …An interview with false-memory expert Elizabeth Loftus.
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Nov. 4 2012 8:49 AMGetting a Global Second OpinionA digital artist with a brain tumor posts his medical records online.
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May 22 2012 2:51 PMWhat Gamblers and Weather Forecasters Can Teach Us About RiskAn interview with the creator of the “risk quotient” intelligence scale.
New Scientist
Dec. 25 2011 8:00 AMTime for a ChangeThe world’s “time director” explains why we need to adjust our clocks permanently.


Justice Ginsburg’s Crucial Dissent in the Texas Voter ID Case

Even When They Go to College, the Poor Sometimes Stay Poor

Here’s Just How Far a Southern Woman May Have to Drive to Get an Abortion

The Most Ingenious Teaching Device Ever Invented

Marvel’s Civil War Is a Far-Right Paranoid Fantasy

It’s also a mess. Can the movies do better?


Sprawl, Decadence, and Environmental Ruin in Nevada

Space: The Next Generation

An All-Female Mission to Mars

As a NASA guinea pig, I verified that women would be cheaper to launch than men.

Watching Netflix in Bed. Hanging Bananas. Is There Anything These Hooks Can’t Solve?

The Procedural Rule That Could Prevent Gay Marriage From Reaching SCOTUS Again

  News & Politics
Oct. 20 2014 3:53 PM Smash and Grab Will competitive Senate contests in Kansas and South Dakota lead to more late-breaking races in future elections?
Oct. 20 2014 5:39 PM Whole Foods Desperately Wants Customers to Feel Warm and Fuzzy Again
Oct. 20 2014 3:16 PM The Catholic Church Is Changing, and Celibate Gays Are Leading the Way
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 20 2014 1:10 PM Women Are Still Losing Jobs for Getting Pregnant
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Oct. 20 2014 7:15 AM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 9 A spoiler-filled discussion of "Flatline."
Brow Beat
Oct. 20 2014 5:03 PM Marcel the Shell Is Back and as Endearing as Ever
Future Tense
Oct. 20 2014 4:59 PM Canadian Town Cancels Outdoor Halloween Because Polar Bears
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Oct. 20 2014 11:46 AM Is Anybody Watching My Do-Gooding? The difference between being a hero and being an altruist.
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.