Why Your 4-Year-Old Is As Smart as Nate SilverAnd if kids are so smart, why are adults so stupid about statistics?
What John Tierney Gets Wrong About Women ScientistsUnderstanding a new study about discrimination.
Why Preschool Shouldn’t Be Like SchoolNew research shows that teaching kids more and more, at ever-younger ages, may backfire.
The Strong, Loud Type Chris Christie is offering a blunt-talking tough-guy routine to win over voters.
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Duggar Revelations Are Just the Latest Sex Abuse Scandal to Rock Far-Right Fundamentalism
What Happened at Slate This Week? Assistant interactives editor Andrew Kahn on the best of Slate, from the history of slavery to Mad Men.
Ironic Misandry Claims Its First Victim A woman tweets #KillAllWhiteMen and the Internet explodes.
How Things Break Ali fought Liston 50 years ago. Two legends were born, but another was broken.