On the Ground in Lebanon, 1983 Terry Anderson on the calm before he was kidnapped for more than six years.
Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break!On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.
Kelly Slater, Ageless WonderWatch the 11-time world champion pull off a near-impossible surfing move.
The Brutal End of Richard III’s ReignTwo years after his body was discovered, bone scans show the monarch died a brutal, painful, undignified death.
Is Stockholm Syndrome Real?After nearly seven years with Hezbollah captors, Terry Anderson doesn’t think so.
Kegger at Mrs. Rudd’s House!The Royals are going to the World Series. Paul Rudd has ideas for a celebration.
This Is What The Inside of an Active Volcano Looks Like. Shocker, It’s Terrifying (and Awesome).
The Aftershocks of Colonialism Africa’s postcolonial recovery and the problem with how it’s covered.
“I Really Couldn’t Get My Mind Around What Had Happened” Why Philip Gourevitch kept going back to Rwanda.
“That’s Called Jim Crow”Philip Gourevitch on America’s hypocritical interventions in Africa.
You’re Cut, Adrian PetersonWhy fantasy football owners should release the Minnesota Vikings star.
How Photojournalists Change War Zones The work of Chris Hondros, killed in Libya in 2011, shows the profession at its most indispensable.
The Slatest Week in Pictures A pilgrimage in Nepal, elections in Athens, war in Syria, fashion in Paris, and trash heaps in China.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Social media guru Lindsey Underwood highlights the most popular stories of the week, from the Patriots to Tom Petty.
Katy Perry Is the Singing, Dancing "Cool Girl," and She's a Perfect Fit for the Super Bowl Halftime Show
The Gynandromorphs A phenomenon observed in insects, crustaceans, and birds results in animals that are both female and male.
He Never Touches the Balls Tom Brady may be the handsome face of the Pats, but the team’s heart and soul belong to defensive tackle Vince Wilfork.