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.
The Silent Trauma of War Correspondents Photojournalists and reporters aren’t getting the help they need for PTSD.
The Rock, Pre-Capone The long history of Alcatraz before it became America's first supermax prison.
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.
Photojournalists Can’t Be Replaced by iPhonesA skilled photographer is essential to reporting accurate stories in conflict zones.
How Curiosity and a Camera Can End a FirefightIt helps when no one knows why they're fighting.
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.
Monster Kids from poorer neighborhoods keep coming to trick-or-treat in mine. Do I have to give them candy?
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.