Straw ManThe guy behind the Stanford prison experiment claims video games and porn are destroying men.
All the News That’s Fit to LikeFacebook isn’t just making us less partisan. It’s making us less politically engaged.
Is Twitter Afraid of Its Own Platform?The company rolls out a new harassment policy but won’t explain it to users on Twitter.
Justice Through a LensA new wave of apps offers assistance—and advice—for citizens capturing police wrongdoing on camera.
One Direction Was an Inside JobThe nutty, paranoid, maaaaaybe plausible fan conspiracy theories for why Zayn “quit.”
The Upside of Yik YakThe anonymous messaging app gets a ton of bad press, but actually, it’s pretty great.
“Please Do Not Downvote Anyone Who’s Asked for Help”How Reddit is changing suicide intervention.
Evidence of Life on FacebookAppearing happy on social media may be used against you in a court of law.
Behind the Scenes
Slate Remembers David CarrThe Times media reporter had an outsize influence in the lives and careers of many Slate staffers.
How Drunk Is Too Drunk to Have Sex?Universities are struggling to determine when intoxicated sex becomes sexual assault.
Katy Perry Is the Singing, Dancing "Cool Girl," and She's a Perfect Fit for the Super Bowl Halftime Show
Hang Up And Listen
The 11th Worst Super Bowl in History How do you measure Super Bowl mediocrity? Slate correspondent Justin Peters stacks them up.
Watch Ben Schwartz Explain How He Helped Create BB-8’s Adorable Voice in The Force Awakens
Why You Hated the Super Bowl It was hard to tell if it was a great defensive contest, or a terrible offensive one.