Ben Blatt

Ben Blatt is a Slate staff writer and co-author of I Don't Care if We Never Get Back. Email him at ben.blatt@slate.com or follow him on Twitter.

Sports Nut
April 15 2014 4:42 PMThe Rams Should Hand Over $135 Trillion to Anyone Who Guesses Their Schedule Exactly
Brow Beat
March 20 2014 8:25 AMA Textual Analysis of Divergent Reveals It’s Just a Lot of Nodding and Head Shaking
The XX Factor
March 5 2014 4:11 PMDo Men Wager More Than Women in Jeopardy? A Slate Investigation.
Movies
Feb. 27 2014 8:31 AMPut Your Oscars Knowledge to the Test With This Screenplay Quiz
Culturebox
Feb. 18 2014 11:37 PM“Unacceptable Ingredients”How many of the groceries sold at Walmart would be banned by Whole Foods?
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 15 2014 9:50 AMHow Many Medals Would the 2014 U.S. Olympic Team Have Won in 2010? 1998? 1924?
Slate Labs
Jan. 10 2014 5:33 PMSlate’s Interactives LabData journalism, infographics, and video from Slate’s interactives team.
Holidays
Nov. 22 2013 10:46 AMHappy Valentinukkah’s Day!With Thanksgivukkah upon us, Slate offers this handy guide to future Hanukkah holiday overlaps.
Culturebox
Nov. 18 2013 11:42 PMHere’s WaldoImpress your friends and humiliate your children using Slate’s foolproof strategy for finding the missing man.
Culturebox
Nov. 12 2013 11:52 PMWinning The Price Is RightSlate’s complete guide to better bidding through game theory—you don’t even need to know the prices.
Slate Labs
Oct. 20 2013 11:55 PMSix Degrees of Kevin GarnettConnect any two NBA, NFL, NHL, and MLB athletes in history—even if they played different sports.
Culturebox
March 27 2014 8:00 AMThe Hardest Puzzles in Wheel of Fortune HistoryWhere does NEW BABY BUGGY rank? Plus: Try your hand at the toughest solves ever.
Sports Nut
March 17 2014 12:33 AMMarch Madness Driving You Mad?We can help! Use Slate’s interactive to make your picks based on the odds, SAT scores, mascots, and a whole lot more.
Culturebox
Feb. 27 2014 6:55 PMWho Will Win Best Picture?A cool new tool for predicting the biggest Oscar of the night.
Culturebox
Feb. 20 2014 11:33 PMCounting CoupletsWhat is the most common rhyme in the history of pop music?
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 16 2014 5:01 PMThe Worst-Designed Sport of All TimeWhy you can turn off the Olympic bobsled finals after five minutes.
Slate Labs
Jan. 13 2014 1:02 PMSlate's Interactives LabData journalism, infographics, and video from Slate’s interactives team.
Culturebox
Jan. 8 2014 6:22 PMWe Found the Guy Whose Penis Is on the Wikipedia Penis Page
Culturebox
Nov. 20 2013 11:51 PMA Textual Analysis of The Hunger GamesSuzanne Collins’ favorite adjectives, adverbs, and ways of starting a sentence.
Billion to One
Nov. 18 2013 8:30 AMThe Most Exclusive CirclesSorting the world’s top 50 billionaires by age, location, how they got their moolah, and more.
Sports Nut
Oct. 29 2013 1:50 PMWas the World Series Paper Airplane the Best Ever?An in-depth investigation.