The XX Factor
An Alleged Sexual Assault at a Georgia High School Rehashes the Lessons of Steubenville
No More ShmashmortionObvious Child is the most honest abortion movie I’ve ever seen. It’s about time.
The White KnightNicholas Kristof wants to save the world with his New York Times columns. Why are so many of them wrong?
Keeping Up With DadMy father took me hiking deep into the Grand Canyon, and then he got me out. Twice.
The XX Factor
Smile, Baby! A New Study Shows How Often Women and Gay Men Are Sexually Harassed on the Street.
Why It’s So Hard for Men to See MisogynyMen were surprised by #YesAllWomen because men don’t see what women experience.
TODAY IN SLATE
The Ebola Story
How our minds build narratives out of disaster.
The Budget Disaster That Completely Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola
PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer
The Shooting Tragedies That Forged Canada’s Gun Politics
A Highly Unscientific Ranking of Crazy-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?
Crack Open an Old One A highly unscientific evaluation of Germany’s oldest breweries.
One More Reason Not to Use PowerPoint: It’s The Gateway for a Serious Windows Vulnerability
Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.