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.
Roads & Kingdoms
Europe’s Waiting Room The Syrian civil war has turned Erdine, Turkey, back into the waystation for refugees that it was nearly a century ago.
The Grandparent Trap The shameful problem of elder financial abuse is only going to get worse.
What We Like Right Now Our favorite picks for the week of July 27, curated by Slate writers and editors.
How Netflix’s Original Programming Is Poised to Outpace the Top Cable Networks, in One Chart
From Russia With Magma What a volcanic explosion 250 million years ago tells us about climate change.
It Took 22 Years for the Women’s 1,500-Meters Record to Fall. What's the Fastest Humans Can Possibly Run?