Walmart’s Affordable Care ActHealth care services for customers? Sure. Health insurance for employees? Not so much.
Watching the ClockIt can take up to half an hour for Amazon workers to go through security checks. Should they be paid for that time?
The Company That Was Supposed to Make Apple’s Unscratchable Sapphire Screens Has Filed for Bankruptcy
After Soul-Searching, Verizon Decides Deliberately Slowing Data Speeds Isn't Actually “Best” for Mobile Users
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“I Didn’t Want to Build the Next Twitter for Cats”Search funds are the quiet, dependable, risk-averse sibling to the startup.
TODAY IN SLATE
The Budget Disaster that Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola
How Movies Like Contagion and Outbreak Distort Our Response to Real Epidemics
How Movies Like Contagion and Outbreak Distort Our Response to Real Epidemics How our minds build narratives out of disaster.
PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer
Everything You Should Know About Today’s Eclipse
An Unscientific Ranking of Really, Really Old German Beers
Welcome to 13th Grade!
Some high schools are offering a fifth year. That’s a great idea.
The Actual World
“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.
Landslide Landrieu Can the Louisiana Democrat use the powers of incumbency to save herself one more time?
Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 2 Transcript Read what David Plotz asked Dr. Meri Kolbrener about her workday.
Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.