The 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.
Getting a Global Second OpinionA digital artist with a brain tumor posts his medical records online.
What Gamblers and Weather Forecasters Can Teach Us About RiskAn interview with the creator of the “risk quotient” intelligence scale.
TODAY IN SLATE
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?
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.
Smash and Grab Will competitive Senate contests in Kansas and South Dakota lead to more late-breaking races in future elections?
Is Anybody Watching My Do-Gooding? The difference between being a hero and being an altruist.
Bio-Inspiration Is Finally Delivering Inventions Based on Porcupines, Parasites, and Of Course Geckos
Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.